Chris Mba, the veteran Nigerian pop musician, has died, The Nation reports.
Confirming his death, General Manager of Premier Music, Michael Odiong, said the musician known for his signature Jerry curl hair has been down for a while with heart-related disease.
He said he died on Wednesday around 6pm at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
He was popular in the 80s with hit songs like: ‘Baby don’t cry’; ‘Funky situation’; ‘We need each other’; ‘Love everlasting’ among many others.
He was signed to Premier Music.