Kunle Agboola, a big player in Nollywood and a music record label executive, is dead.
The family made the announcement in a statement signed by Lanre Agboola.
Kunle, 53, was the producer of popular Yoruba programme, Idan Irawo. The Nollywood-themed show ran for several years on DSTV.
He produced and mastered songs for music giants including Daddy Showkey, Tope Alabi, Sunny Neji, among others.
Kunle long battled with kidney disease before he died at the intensive care unit of the NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.
The deceased was the Sound Engineer and Media Officer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), ICB Parish in Brooklyn.
He is survived by aged parents, wife, children and siblings. The family will announce the burial arrangements soon.