Nana Ampadu Passes On At Age 76 – Legendary highlife musician, Nana Kwame Ampadu has passed on at the Legon Hospital in Accra on Tuesday, September 28. He passed on at age 76.
According to several media reports, he died on Tuesday, after he was admitted at the intensive Care Unit of the Legon Hospital in Accra.
Nana Ampadu is a pioneer in the Ghana Music industry and helped establish the Ghanaian Genre, Highlife. He is considered, the King of Ghana Music and regarded as the Ghanaian artiste with the most Albums in the history of Ghana Music.
Nana Kwame Ampadu was born on March 31, 1945 at OBO-Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He has over 800 songs to his credit and has mentored a lot of musicians in Ghana.
He was the founder of the African Brothers in 1963 together with Eddie Donkor.