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Photos from state burial of Paapa Yankson

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[caption id="attachment_114269" align="aligncenter" width="800"]State Burila of Paapa yankson State Burila of Paapa yankson[/caption] Ghanaian highlife music icon, Paapa Yankson was given a state burial service at the Statehouse in Accra, with President Nana Akufo-Addo in attendance. The 73-year-old who had been ill for some time died in his sleep at his Dansoman residence few weeks ago. The Late Paapa Yankson was honoured at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards whiles on his wheelchair and promised to release an album until his demise.batch IMG 3085 batch IMG 3105batch IMG 3098batch IMG 3131Also present at the burial ceremony was the Minister of Creative Arts Madam Catherine Afeku, who read a tribute about the fallen oak tree. The bereaved family of late Paapa Yankson thanked the President and the Creative Arts Minister for fulfilling their promises as they paid their last respect. His popular songs include; Wiase Mu Nsem, Show Your Love, Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame, and Tena Menkyen. batch IMG 3116batch IMG 3131batch IMG 3161batch IMG 3160Profile Benjamin Paapa Kofi Yankson was born on June 22, 1944, at Winneba and for over 40 years, he’s kept highlife alive with the release of 15 albums that spurned a deluge of hit songs including ‘Wiase Mu Nsem,” Show Your Love,’ ‘Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame,’ and ‘Tena Menkyen’ among others. He was also instrumental in the projection of music bands into critical national acclaim; the Western Diamond Band, The Gold Nuggets Band, and the Carousel Seven Band. He has lectured and performed in many countries around the world including the US, Canada, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Holland, Nigeria, Benin and the Ivory Coast. batch IMG 3118batch IMG 3120batch IMG 3123batch IMG 3153batch IMG 3139batch IMG 3165 batch IMG 3115 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA84ST3e0BM&feature=youtu.be]]>

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Perez Musik announces ‘Glorified’ concert with MOG Music, Akese Brempong, Efe Grace and Pita

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The Hewale Lala (Song Of strength) hit maker Perez Musik gets ready to have his first-ever major concert. (more…)

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610Music Unveil Their Artistes, Korsah and Richflow to the World

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Kofi Sonny, CEO of 610Music, a direct representative for Universal Music Group in Africa, unveiled two of his newly signed artistes to the world over the weekend. The event pulled in dignitaries from all over the globe to witness what many have dubbed “the birth of greatness.” (more…)

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Ghana Jamaica Homecoming Festival launched

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A press launch for this year’s Ghana-Jamaica Homecoming Festival was held yesterday, Thursday, June 30. (more…)

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GuiltyBeatz returns with a galactic dance anthem ‘Universe’ featuring Mr Hudson and Twitch 4EVA

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GuiltyBeatz is ringing in the summer! The Grammy-nominated Ghanaian producer and DJ is back with another dazzling solo effort – an Amapiano-infused dance anthem ‘Universe’ featuring Pop sensation, Mr Hudson and buzzing Ghanaian singer, Twitch 4EVA. (more…)

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Joy FM’s Animwaa Anim-Addo marries her bestfriend privately

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The host of Joy FM’s Strong and Sassy, Animwaa Anim-Addo, has tied the knot in a private ceremony. (more…)

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Fans troll Burna Boy over “crop top” outfit

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Grammy award-winning Nigerian musician, Burna Boy is trending on Twitter over his choice of outfit at a recent concert. (more…)

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