Reggae music star, Ras Kimono’s death is still creating waves in the country. Kpakolo music creator, Majek Fashek has not stopped crying over his friend, Kimono… “Ras Kimono why? Too soon Kimono my brethren.”
“RIP! I’m short of words; our last meetings was for you to meet with my manager, Uzo, in America and death took you away. “Forever in my heart. I’m gonna miss you…Jah why?”
Ras Kimono was born on May 9, 1958. He started his career as a student at Gbenoba Secondary School, Agbor, Delta State and later as a member of the Jastix Reggae Ital. Majek Fashek, Amos McRoy Jegg and Black Rice Osagie were also members of the group. Together with his massive dread reggae band, Kimono released his debut album, Under Pressure, in 1989.