Ghanaian highlife musician Kwadwo Akwaboah has passed on.
The announcement of his death was made by his son Gladstorm Akwaboah, also a musician known in contemporary Ghanaian music as Akwaboah.
He shared a photo of his father with the caption: “RIP DADDY.”
According to sources, the highlife musician passed away at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi in the early hours of Tuesday, May 16, 2023.
In a Facebook post, Akwaboah shared a photo of his father with the caption: “RIP DADDY.”
The post sparked a lot of sad reactions from Akwaboah Jnr’s celebrity friends. Many consoled him for his loss.
Some of Kwadwo Akwaboah’s popular songs are ‘Awerekyekyere’, ‘Hini Me’, among others.
Before his untimely death, Kwadwo Akwaboah was a talented pianist and singer. Although he had lost the use of his sight, he still played the piano beautifully, and was very proud of his son, Akwaboah Jnr’s exploits.
In September 2020, Kwadwo Akwaboah was quoted as hiving granted an interviewing disclosing the circumstances under which he lost his sight.
Kwadwo Akwaboah Senior reportedly said “I woke up one day after playing with a band and realized that my right eye had blood spot on it,” he said. “So, I visited my doctor who gave me an eye drop to use. But after using for some time, it didn’t work.