Entertainment of 2013-12-28

Dr. Paa Bobo is dead

Peacefmonline.com is reporting that Ghana’s classic highlife musician Dr. Paa Bobo has died after battling with sickness at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for some weeks now.
A close pal to the musician told Peacefmonline.com that, the highlife guru died at about 2 O’clock pm today Saturday December 28 2013 afternoon at Korle-Bu and his body is yet to be deposited at the morgue.
“Yes I can confirm to you that Dr. Paa Bobo is dead. He died just this afternoon. His wife confirmed that to me now. I am going to see her and will let the general public know the details of his death”, he said.
Dr. Paa Bobo’s real name is Kwaku Agyapong Danemah. He was born on the 11th 1951 in the Eastern part of Ghana (Akyim Maase).
In 1968, Kwaku Agyapong Danemah started his music career by learning how to play rudiments of guitar from Smart Nkansah (Ghana's ace guitarist) and later formed his band in Nigeria - Aba (former Imo State).
Standing as the only African music legend who recorded 2 hit albums in 2hours with Decca Nigeria, Dr. Paa Bobo has 40 albums to his credential and 35 great hits songs.
The multi award winning superstar and African’s legend has worked with great names like Okukuseku International Band, All Brothers Band, the Kusum Agoromma (Drama studio now known as National Theatre), Smart Nkansah. And has toured and musically explored countries like Nigeria, Ivory Coast, United Kingdom, Italy and Holland.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.