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How Ras Kimono Will Be Buried

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The family of late Augustine Okeleke Onwubuya popular as Ras kimono have unveiled his burial plans.

Ras Kimono who died a few weeks back at the age of 60 will be buried on August 25, 2018.

According to a statement  issued by the family, ‘we wish to inform the general public that the Burial Ceremony for late Ras Kimono has been slated for the 25th day of August 2018. The program of the events leading to the funeral will be made available in due course’.

‘We wish to thank everyone who has individually and collectively supported us during these trying times and we pray the Almighty God to guide and protect us all’ the statement read.

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Born on 9 May 1958 Kimono 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.

Born Ekeleke Elumelu, in Delta State, Nigeria, he started out his career, firstly as a student of Gbenoba Secondary School Agbor and later as a member of the Jastix Reggae Ital, alongside Majek Fashek, Amos McRoy Jegg and Black Rice Osagie.

His music was greatly influenced by the poverty, inequality and hardship he witnessed in his early life. He released his solo debut album Under Pressure on the Premier Music label in 1989, which propelled him to instant continental stardom. The album had hits such as “Under Pressure”, “Natty Get Jail” and the massive hit “Rhumba Style”. He later released a string of hit albums, touring all over Africa, Europe and the United States, promoting his brand of reggae music. He won several awards including the Nigeria Music Awards, Fame Music Awards and many more.

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In 2010, he was still performing to a loyal fan-base of all ages and his music is still played on radio, throughout West Africa

 

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Davido’s Girlfriend, Chioma Denies Pregnancy Tale Amid Baby Bump Picture

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Chioma, Davido’s girlfriend, has denied claims that she is pregnant.

A picture showing her with a baby bump surfaced online and has been trending, forcing the lady to clear the air.

Reacting to the picture which turned out to be a photoshop of Chioma’s friend who is pregnant, she refuted the pregnancy claim.

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To convince her followers that it was all the job of a good artist, Chioma shared both photos on her Instastories to shut down the report that she is expecting a child.

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I Will Rule Afropop Genre-Specdo

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Specdo, real name Ajayi Solomon has revealed that he will rule the Afropop genre of music in Nigeria.

The singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur revealed this in an interview with Juke Box.

Specdo, who dropped his fourth album in 2018 entitled the ‘Upgrade Ep’ is currently set to drop a collaboration titled ‘Manyan’ featuring Tekno and Solid Star.

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Born in Ogun State, the singer hails from Oghara in Delta State. He released his debut studio album titled ‘Community Riot’ in 2006 and followed up with another album titled ‘Tatoo Baby, Scatter Body, I Move from Grass to Grace’ the following year under Bravos House of Entertainment imprint, Bravos Entertainment.

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The artiste, who is growing bigger by the day revealed that his takeover will happen sooner than later.

 

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I Never Knew I Was Denied Visa, Timi Dakolo React To Claims He Is Seeking Asylum

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Singer, Timi Dakolo, has reacted to speculations that he and his family were denied visa for asylum in America.

According to him, his visa to America is still valid and does not need renewal yet. Dakolo, took to social media specifically Twitter to deny claims that he and his were either seeking asylum or were not given visa.

Recall that Timi and his wife Busola  have been a target for both  worshippers and supporters of Pastor  Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).

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Busola had accused Pastor Fatoyinbo of sexually assaulting her when she was 17. Since the accusation was made, the Dakolo’s have been a target of criticism and all sorts of allegation.

 

 

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