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Papa Wemba, The King Of Rumba Rock: A Playlist

Papa Wemba, The King Of Rumba Rock: A Playlist
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Papa Wemba, The King Of Rumba Rock: A Playlist
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Congolese Rumba music legend, Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba. popularly known as Papa Wemba died after collapsing on stage in the Ivory Coast on April 24. 

66 years old Papa Wemba was performing at the FEMUA 2016 festival when he collapsed on stage. He died before reaching hospital.

Known in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the King of Rumba Rock, Papa Wemba has worked with many international artists including former Genesis singer Peter Gabriel.

In his memory, we bring to you a playlist of some of his best music:

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