Legendary reggae artist,Ras Kimono dies at 60

By Michael Klugey
Ras Kimono
Ras Kimono

Nigerian music legend, Ras Kimono is dead. He died on Sunday 10th June aged 60. 

Ras Kimono (9 May 1958 – 10 June 2018) was a Nigerian reggae artist whose debut album "Under Pressure", led by the single "Rum-Bar Stylée", was a big hit in the Nigerian music scene in 1989. Before he released his solo album, he was in a group called The Jastix along with Amos McRoy and Majek Fashek.

Ras Kimono 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 reggae artist was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, where he was later taken to Lagoon Hospital on the Island where he died.

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