Highlife legend, Nana Kwame Ampadu dies aged 76

Ghanaian highlife musician, Nana Kwame Ampadu, has been reported dead.

The news about his death seems not to be clear as to what exactly happened to the veteran highlife musician.

He died in the early hours of Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

Reports state that the legendary highlife king who composed  “Obra” as part of his hit songs kicked the bucket at the Legon Hospital in Accra while receiving treatment of sickness.

He died at age 76.

However, issues concerning his death haven’t been too clear because the people through whom the information came out are giving different accounts.

Who is Nana Kwame Ampadu?

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Nana Kwame Ampadu was a Ghanaian highlife musician who was associated with great acts like A.B Crentil, Nana Acheampong, Amakye Dede, and many others.

He was born on the 31st March 1945 and lived up to 76 years.

The legendary composer composed over 800 hit songs, which made him a delight to watch any time he walked on stage to perform.

In many of his interviews, Ampadu indicated that he had recorded about 800 songs and claimed the title as the artiste with the most recorded songs in Africa.

Apart from Ebi Ti Yie, Ampadu’s catalogue includes Oman Bo AdwoDriversMotherAgarthaObraKwaata, Aku SikaNkrabeaYaw Berko, and Kukrukruku,

Source: unitedshowbiz.com.gh


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