Angola: Country Mourns Kuduro Singer Edson Guedes Fernandes “Nacobeta”


Edson Guedes Fernandes was popularly known for some of his hit songs, Wakimono, Bababa and Mata Cobra – which he released in the beginning of his career. Nacobeta had undergone two operations on his throat in 2016, and he never returned to the stage.

Luanda — The Culture Ministry Monday expressed its dismay at the death of Angolan musician Edson Guedes Fernandes “Nacobeta”, victim of disease.

In a note released to Angop, the Ministry of Culture considered Nacobeta as an artist who contributed significantly to the development of Kuduro music genre.

The document also highlights the artist’s commitment in the early 2000s, when he began to come up in the “national music hall”.

In this moment of grief and mourning the workers of the Ministry of Culture address the bereaved family the most felt feelings of regret, “reads the note.

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Kuduro Singer Nacobeta Dead

Luanda — The younger generation Kuduro music singer Nacobeta died on Monday morning in a hospital, in Luanda, victim of an illness, a relative of the artist informed.

The singer had been submitted to two surgical interventions in the throat in the year 2016, since then he had not been able to resume his artistic career.

With a career spanning over ten years, the singer is known for some hit tunes he released in the beginning of his career, which took off as a duet with the currently renowned singer Puto Português.

Some of the hit tunes released in the beginning of his career are “Wakimono”, “Bababa” and “Mata Cobra”.