Ras Kimono: Rastafarians Hold Wake Keep In Ebonyi
Rastafarians in Ebonyi do not want to be left out.
They have concluded plans to hold candle light procession and other activities for departed Nigerian Reggae icon, Ras Kimono.
Ras Kimono Kimono died on Sunday, June 10, at the Lagoon hospital of an undisclosed ailment at the age of 60.
James Okoh, alias Rasta Omege, said he would coordinate the activities of the tribute by Rastafarians in the state, he said Kimono was honored “because of his great contributions to the development of the brand of music in the country.”
“We would immediately convene a meeting to deliberate on ways to honour our departed father and further propagate the reggae gospel in the state and the country.
“We would also organize candle light procession, hold road-shows, music concerts, Rastafarian-night, among other activities, to give Ras Kimono a befitting farewell.”
Rastafari, sometimes termed Rastafarianism, is an Abrahamic religion that developed in Jamaica during the 1930s, it has been classified, both as a new religious movement and a social movement.
Some of Kimono’s hit songs include: Whats Gwan, Rumba Stylee, Natty Get Jail, Senseless Killings.