Singer Kang JJ known for his popular independence song ‘FREE AT LAST’ who joined rebels Movement, SPLM-IO in 2015 has been promoted by exiled rebel leader Riek Machar to a position of Lieutenant Colonel.

Kang who has been involved in active battles against the SPLA since 2015 received congratulatory messages from fans and his comrades in for the new promotion.

Lieutenant Colonel Kang JJ is allegedly currently in the United State of America and is rumoured to get back to South Sudan for his promotion ceremony and continue with the fighting the Salva Kiir’s government.