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Famous Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

Famous Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

- Veteran Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

- Onyeabor died in his Enugu palace home on Monday January 16, 2017

- He is famously known for his evergreen song When The Going Is Smooth And Good

Famous Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

Famous Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

Famous Nigerian musician, William Onyeabor popularly known for his song When The Going Is Smooth And Good is dead.

According to his first son Charles, Onyeabor, Williams died on Monday, January 18 at his Enugu palace.

Charles who lives in Italy said: “Yea, my dad is dead. He died peacefully on Monday January 16, 2017 at his palace in Enugu."

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Famous Nigerian musician William Onyeabor is dead

William Onyeabor

Onyeabor in his lifetime had 10 successful studio albums.

Onyeabor was a household name in the 1970s and 1980s when he made evergreen songs far ahead of its time.

In December, 2014, he was a guest of the Lauren Laverne Show on BBC 6, he said of his music: “I only create music that will help the world.”

The late music icon is survived by 4 children and 4 grand-children.

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Meanwhile, veteran hip hop singer Jazzman Olofin is not happy with people who says his music career is dead. The artist who just dropped a single title Shade said even if that is true, he has no doubt contributed positively to the Nigerian music industry.

Listen to William Onyeabor When The Going Is Smooth And Good below:

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