Legendary Congolese Aurlus Mabele has died at the age of 67 from coronavirus in France where he had been admitted.
It is not yet clear whether he indeed died from coronavirus but his daughter who is also a singer Lisa Monet mourned his dad .
” My dad died of coronavirus this morning … Thank you for honoring his memory. He is a great legend of the Soukouss that the Congolese people are losing today. I am inconsolable and collapsed. My dad whom I love so much … Aurlus Mabele”
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Contrary to his daughter, the singer’s manager Jimmy Ouetenou said that had been in and out hospital for sometime and that coronavirus was not confirmed as the cause of death.
Born in Congo Brazzaville, Mabele later on moved o France in the year 1980 where he spent the rest of his life.
His music career spanned across the globe and was famously known for his soukous style which was well known by his followers.
He invented the Loketo style which means hips and has sold over 10 million albums in his 30 years plus in the industry.
His body will be preserved in a vault as plans to fly him back home will be confirmed due to the coronavirus outbreak affecting the world.