One of Africa’s greatest musicians has died on stage — Quartz

Papa Wemba, the Congolese King of Rumba, collapsed on stage during a live performance in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire and was later pronounced dead. He was 66. He was a founding member of the legendary band Zaiko Langa Langa, which opened the pre-fight extravaganza for the Ali-Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa in 1974. Wemba,…

via One of Africa’s greatest musicians has died on stage — Quartz

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