Library weekly: Papa Wemba

Papa Wemba (Wikimedia Commomns, Radio Okapi, CC-BY-2.0)On 24 April 2016, Congolese singer and musician Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, known professionally as Papa Wemba died at the age of 66 after collapsing on stage in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, during the FEMUA urban music festival. Dubbed the 'King of Rumba Rock', he was one of the most popular musicians of his time in Africa and played an important role in world music. Papa Wemba is featured in our Library Weekly.