SAD NEWS: Highlife Legend Dr. Paa Bobo is dead

Dr. Paa Bobo

Dr. Paa Bobo

Ghana’s 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 confirmed the sad news 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.

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.

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