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Breaking News: Reggae Legend, Ras Kimono is Dead




Breaking News: Reggae Legend, Ras Kimono is Dead

Popular reggae artiste,Ukeleke Onwubya popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. He died at Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi on Sunday morning following a brief illness.

Before his death, he had planned a medical trip to the US on Saturday night.

A close family source confirmed this to Channels Television in a telephone interview on Sunday.

The source revealed that the reggae musician was rushed to a hospital in Ikoyi after he slumped on Saturday.

Ras Kimono rose to stardom after the release of his debut album ‘Under Pressure’ in the late ‘80s.

His style of music was significantly influenced by the hardship he experienced in his early life.

The late reggae music icon won several awards including the Nigeria Music Awards and Fame Music Awards among others.



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