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Details emerge in death of reggae star, Ras Kimono

Details emerge in death of reggae star, Ras Kimono

Nigerian reggae star, Ras Kimono, has died. Our correspondent gathered that the dreadlocked musician had slumped at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, while waiting to board a flight to the United States, on Saturday night. According to sources close to him, Kimono was immediately rushed to an unnamed hospital in Ikeja and then taken

Ras Kimono is dead

Okeleke Elumelu, the Nigerian musician better known as Ras Kimono, is dead. He reportedly died at a hospital in Lagos on Sunday morning. Kimono dominated the music industry in Nigeria in the late 80s. “Under pressure”, his debut album, brought him into limelight. Among the hits in that album were “Rasta get jail” and “Rum-Bar

Muslim group gives Falz 7-day ultimatum to withdraw ‘This is Nigeria’ video

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana to withdraw his ‘This is Nigeria’ video and apologise to Nigerians, or face legal action. In the recently released video, some girls dressed in hijab were seen dancing the “shaku shaku” dance. Responding to criticisms that trailed the video, Falz explained that the girls were

Shina Peters at 60: A life in music

By Reuben Abati I consider it a great privilege to count Shina Peters, the Afro-Juju maestro, who turns 60 this week, as one of my friends and brothers. Dele Momodu has already penned a short tribute in his honour and a committee of friends is planning a day of tributes to coincide with his birthday

Private launch: Controversial Naomi Campbell says Buhari invited her to Eko Atlantic…

Social media was literally on fire on Friday after photos of Naomi Campbell, US actress, and President Muhammadu Buhari, went viral. The model, known for flaunting her relationships with presidents, said that she was at Eko Atlantic City at the instance of Buhari. This created an argument between the president’s supporters and his critics. Weighing