Lagos-Collins Enebeli who is music producer, Don Jazzy's father, took to his Facebook wall to share a word of advice to artists and managers following the sudden death of Congolese legendary singer, Papa Wemba.
He wrote on his Facebook: “The sad news of the death of Papa Wemba is a wakeup call for artists and their managers to see reason why promoters and event organisers need the services of healthcare service providers for artists while on engagement for their events to avoid preventable fatalities as this.”
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He said that most artists due to their busy schedules are known not to be paying enough attention to their health and listening to their bodies which may have been under pressure and stretched to breaking point without them knowing it.
He advised artist managers to insist that the services of a trained health personnel who specializes in handling celebrities is factored into their performance contract to ensure that artists are well monitored and looked after when on professional engagement anywhere in the world.
- News 24