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Veteran Congolese Musician Kasongo wa Kanema Passes Away

Tributes are pouring in for the legendary musician and former lead vocalist of the popular Orchestra Super Mazembe group.

Veteran Congolese musician Kasongo wa Kanema has passed away at the age of 73. The musician reportedly collapsed from a stroke at his home in Lang'ata, Nairobi, according to the BBC. Known for having been the lead vocalist of the popular Orchestra Super Mazembe group back in the 80s, tributes have been pouring in for the musician on social media since the news of his death emerged.

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