Congolese King of Rhumba,Papa Wemba dies on Stage

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Papa Wemba aka Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, passed away on Saturday night after collapsing onstage during a concert in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.He was performing at the Anoumabo urban music festival (FEMUA) when he collapsed on stage.

He died at the age of 66 years leaving a big mark in the African music industry as he discovered generations of African musicians like Koffi Olomide, and created SAPE, the Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant People.

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