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Breaking News: Reggae Artist, Ras kimono Is Dead

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Nigerian reggae artist, Ras kimono is dead.

Naija News learnt that Kimono whose real name is Ukeleke Onwubya, was rushed to a hospital in Ikoyi after he slumped on Saturday.

He later died in the hospital on Sunday 10th June 2018 in Lagos Nigeria.

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

Mourning the reggae artiste, President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Mr Pretty Okafor, described his death as a big loss to the music industry.

An advocate of social change, Kimono was known for his patois styled music. In 1989, he and his band group, Massive Dread Reggae Band, released an album titled Under Pressure.

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Updated on June22, 2018 at 8:55 am