Photo tribute: Renowned Congolese musician Papa Wemba dies

Congolese music star Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage during a festival in the Ivory Coast, the concert organiser said Sunday.

Papa Wemba, who won renown by helping to bring the highly popular sound of Congolese rumba to an international audience, was 66.

PHOTO TRIBUTE

The King of Rhumba Rock, Congolese musician Papa Wemba, ignited Nairobi’s Koroga Festival in August 2014. Here are just a few amazing moments captured by Quaint Photography:

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