DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Soul Makossa has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
“Soul Makossa” arrived at the dawn of the disco era and made its way to dance floors and R&B radio stations across the United States, Europe and Africa.
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His 1972 hit, Soul Makossa, which peaked at no. 35 on the Billboard Hot 100 was famously sampled by Michael Jackson on “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin.'” pic.twitter.com/4iPEYonc3L
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) March 24, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.