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HIGHLIFE LEGEND, NANA KWAME AMPADU PASSES ON


Veteran Highlife Musician, Nana Ampadu has reportedly passed on.

The news about his death came in on the early hours of Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

According to reports Nana Ampadu, who is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of Highlife music, had been unwell for some time.

Nana Ampadu, who was the leader of the African Brothers Band, formed in 1963, was a prolific songwriter who wrote thoughtprovoking songs many of which have endured till day.

Some of his popular tunes include Obra (which became the theme song for one of the Akan Drama shows aired on GTV on Sundays), GettyOman Bo Adwo, Ebi Te YieKofi NkrabeaYaw Berko and Obi Benya Wo.

Since news of his death broke a number of personalities in the entertainment industry have been paying tribute to him.

More soon.

 

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