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Mory Kante yeke yeke singer dies:death cause

how did mory kante die and cause of death

Mory Kante death at 70 years old, has been announced.The Guinean legend,helped introduce African music to the world stage in the 1980s,with the hit sone Yeke Yeke.His cause of death is said to be from chronic illnesses he suffered. 

The 'Yeke Yeke' hitmaker died in hospital on Friday in the Guinea capital, Conakry, and the sad news was confirmed by his son, Balla Kanté.Grwoing up in the 80s,Kante had wowed
us with the hit song Yeke Yeke.It was exciting and fresh and we had never heard anything like that.Even for us black kids who were not exactly getting many songs from Africa,unlike today when it is the norm.The song became a number one hit in countries across Europe in 1988.
The song became the first African record to sell more than one million copies and was given a special remix for the UK, named the Afro Acid Mix, and it peaked at number. 25.

   
Kante was said to have travelled to France regularly for treatment,"We saw his condition deteriorate rapidly, but I was still surprised because he'd been through much worse times before."
   
The President of Guinea, Alpha Condé paid tribute to Mory Kante and hailed him for his “exceptional” career.

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