Ras Kimono Goes Home; See Photo-report Of Reggae Legend, Ras Kimono’s Burial (VIDEO)

Compiled by Chidimma Nwobu


Saturday August 25 will ever remain memorable in the Nigerian entertainent industry. That was the day late reggae legend, Ras Kimono, was buried in his hometown. He went home like a king.

Artists of all colors and prominent personalities from within and outside the country stormed Onicha Olona Aniocha North L. G. A Delta state to pay last respect to a legendary Nigerian artiste the Rub a Dub master Rash Kimono.
On Saturday August 25th Late Ras kimono was buried and celebrated like a king, Music Industry personalities of all persuasion climaxed his Funeral.
There were performances featuring some of Ras kimono’s songs by Orits Williki and other artists. This was followed by a highly emotional Tribute in song to Ras kimono by Reggae singer “Righteousman” . An incredibly gifted singer Bright Chimezie was also on stage.

What’s Gwan? Rumba stylee and the rest of the unforgettable music of the great Ras Kimono were played by different artists.

See photos of the event;

Ras Kimono’s daughter, Oge Kimono, (second right) with reporters at the event, from left to right – Chidimma Nwobu, Nkechi Amunike and Blessing Peter

Tony Okoroji at the event

Bright Chimezie being interviewed by reporters at the event

Orits Williki at the event




The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.


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  1. Rest in Peace Ras Kimono, he was truly a legend

  2. The Rub-a-Dub master was indeed buried like a king. Rastas never die,Ras Kimono lives on!

  3. It was a great experience for I and my crew, journalism is really a good profession.👌😊

  4. obidigbo ifeoma Christabel

    He was really a legend and he lives on, may his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen!

  5. Nweke Nnaemeka Uzoma

    Rip to him

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