Congolese musical legend Arlus Mabele, bowed out at 67 on March 19. The musician from Brazzaville in the Congo was swept away by the coronavirus.
The official announcement of his death was announced by his nephew on Facebook stating, “My sadness is great this evening, but my gratitude is even more so. You were the RHYTHM, you were the JOY, you were the KINDNESS … and you will remain so.”
The coronavirus pandemic has continued to wreck havoc across the globe killing thousands of people.
Arlus and his musical partner Diblo have been a success story in their career spanning close to 3 decades and selling over a 10 million copies.