Reggae icon, Ras Kimono dies at 60

Legendary Nigerian reggae artiste Ukeleke Onwubuya, better known by his stage name ‘Ras Kimono’, has died.

He died on Sunday in a hospital in Ikoyi where he was rushed to on Saturday. He had slumped at home 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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