Hours ago, Ghanaians were hit with the news about the death of the legendary Ghanaian musician, Nana Ampadu.
The legendary highlife musician who has given Ghanaians so many hits died at the age of 76 and according to his son, his father’s death could have been avoided.
In a recent submission with Joy Entertainment, he indicated that when his father was ill and they called the ambulance, it took a long time for the ambulance to arrive adding that his father would have been alive if the ambulance had come on time.
He also added that when they got to the hospital, they were told the doctor on duty was sleeping as well. Watch him in the video below;
Nana Kwame Ampadu was born at Adiemmra on the Afram Plains in the Eastern Region of Ghana on 31 March 1945.
As a Highlife legend, he produced numerous popular highlife tracks as he is known to have composed over 800 songs.
In 1963, he formed the “African Brothers Band” was formed in 1963. Nana Ampadu became very popular in 1967 when he released his song Ebi Te Yie, a song that was seen as potentially critical of the then-governing National Liberation Council and disappeared from the airwaves, only returning after the end of military rule.
His musical career has also involved him in electoral politics, including composing a song for Jerry Rawlings’s National Democratic Congress party to use in the 1992 election campaign.
He also released a song critical of an attempt to disqualify Rawlings from the 1992 election based on him being half-Scottish (Credit: Wikipedia).