African king of rhumba dance Papa Wemba dies at age 66 on stage.

Papa Wemba, may your rhumba soul rest in perfect peace. Thank you for the beauty you shared in your music and dance . You will definitely be missed! 

Papa Wemba 66 year old Congolese star collapsed while performing on stage at the FEMUA 2016 festival in Abidgan and died , a video shows dancers continuing to dance without even been aware he had collapsed. This is so tragic . 

Papa Wemba ( born Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba )is  a voice to reckon in the Afriacn music industry. One of the most affluent and flamboyant musician in Africa ,an icon in his own right and a world music star  .He is known to be the pioneer of the African Rhumba rock ,music and dance and combined it with western style to bring out a unique rock style. He is a legend , another great one has been lost here. 

Here’s a video of the actual tragic event from Facebook .

Our condolences to his family !

Rest in perfect ! 

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