Rhumba Style crooner, Ras Kimono, one of Nigeria’s biggest names in reggae music, has reportedly passed on.
Reports have it that the music icon fell ill on Saturday and rushed by friends to a hospital in Ikeja from where he was transferred to Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi.
He died on Sunday morning despite a planned trip to the US. Tony Okoroji and other members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) were on their way to the hospital as at the time of filing this report.
Condolences have continued to pour in for the Reggae singer whose songs were popular in the 80s and 90s among Nigerians.
Among those who mourned his death were controversial senator, Dino Melaye, and popular singer, Sound Sultan.