Papa Wemba Death Cause and Date

Papa Wemba's Death

Born (Birthday) Jun 14, 1949

Death Date April 24, 2016

Age of Death 66 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession World Music Singer

The world music singer Papa Wemba died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Also known as the King of Rumba Rock, he was a Congolese musician who performed with a group called Viva la Musica across the globe. He made the La Sape look famous while performing with the group.

He was born in Lubefu, Belgian Congo and passed away in Abidjan, Ivory Coast after collapsing on stage during the FEMUA urban music festival. His real name was Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba.