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Raggae icon, Ras Kimono is dead!

Ras Kimono

Nigerian reggae icon, Ras Kimono has passed away.

According to online reports, the reggae legend passed away in the early hours of today, June 10, 2018.

It is reported that he fell ill on Saturday and was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos State from where he was transferred to Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Ras Kimono was one of vanguards of Nigerian music in the '90s. He was part of a group called "The Jastix" along with Amos McRoy and Majek Fashek.

His repertoire of music contains 4 solid albums. Some of his big hit singles include Rum-Bar-Stylee, Under Pressure and What's Gwan.