Late Reggae Legend, Ras Kimono’s Funeral Set For August 25

The remains of the Late Nigerian Reggae music Legend, Ras Kimono, will be buried on the 25th of August, according to reports.

In a statement said to be released by the family, Ras Kimono whose real name was Augustine Okeleke Onwubuya, The program of the events leading to the funeral will be communicated to the public in due course.

Ras Kimono hailed from Agbor, in Delta State and was one of the biggest artiste to rule the music scene from the Mid 1980s into the Mid 1990s. His songs focus on conscious subjects which he churned out in his unique style which he called ‘Rubber Dub’.

The late music icon died on June 10, while on his way to the airport as he was scheduled to play in concert in the United States with Majek Fashek. He was 60 years old.

See the full statement below:

‘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.”

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