The news that famous figure Akwaboah Snr, the father of well-known musician Akwaboah Jnr, had gone away has plunged Ghana’s entertainment sector into mourning.
The singer of “Obiaa” informed his admirers of the news via Twitter and other social media channels.
He captioned a picture with “RIP Daddy.”
On social media, several well-known Ghanaians have expressed their sympathies to Akwaboah Jr. and his family.
The renowned highlife singer has made an enduring impression on Ghana’s musical environment.
His demise leaves the wider music industry, where his contributions and musical abilities will be revered for years to come, as well as his family grieving a significant loss.
His songs Awerekyekyere, Odo Bra (W’akye3), Opintin, Adesre, and many others are highly known.
He struggled with blindness and other illnesses until he passed away.
A Highlife-Infused Life
More than merely a musician, Akwaboah Snr. was a keeper of Ghana’s ancient highlife legacy.
His deep voice and sincere lyrics, which frequently covered topics of love, life, and Ghanaian culture, enthralled fans throughout his career.
He received considerable praise and respect in the industry for his dedication to protecting and advancing the core elements of highlife music.
The legacy of Akwaboah Snr will live on forever in the annals of Ghanaian music history.