Papa Wemba had strong, but ambiguous, bonds with his motherland — Quartz

“The Kasaï Nightingale” was on stage, a flamboyantly dressed stage animal as always, when he collapsed from a sudden illness. The drummer completed his Rumba riff on the cymbal before stopping the music. The dancers rushed to the leader’s aid. The images of the last moments of Papa Wemba, who died on Saturday 24 April…

via Papa Wemba had strong, but ambiguous, bonds with his motherland — Quartz

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