Nigerian music legend, Ras Kimono is dead. He died on Sunday 10th June aged 60.
Ras Kimono who was known for hit songs like ‘We no want’ and ‘“Rum-Bar Stylée” was said to have concluded plans to travel to the United States last night, and he complained of feeling funny.
According to reports, the legendary raggae artist was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, where he was later taken to Lagoon Hospital on the Island where he died.
The legendary Nigerian reggae musician is best known for the critically-acclaimed hits “What’s Gwan,” and “Under Pressure.”
Celebrities and public figures are mourning Onwubuya’s death on social media. Heirs Holding chairman Tony Elumelu said the musician impacted his life.
“I just heard the worst news that the Nigerian Reggae legend and my cousin, #RasKimono has died. Ras had a huge impact on my appreciation of music & is one of the reasons I’m such a huge fan of the genre. I still remember his performance at our #HHchrismas party a two years ago,” he wrote.