Legendary World Music Star Dies at 66.

Apr 25, 2016 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

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Iconic Congolese musician, Papa Wemba has died aged 66 after collapsing during a concert yesterday morning.

 

 

Born in 1949, Wemba, whose real name was Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, began his singing career in religious choirs. His pioneering blend of African, Cuban and Western sounds became one of Africa’s most popular music styles.

 

 

The cause of death is still unknown.

 

 

Source: BBC.com/Image: nbcnews.com

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