General News of Friday, 9 February 2018

Source: Graphic.com.gh

Sensational songstress Ebony killed in tragic accident

Music sensation Ebony Reigns (Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng) is dead. The explosive artiste was involved in an accident at Mankranso in the Ahafo Ano South district of Ashanti late Thursday night which claimed two other lives.

The Mankranso police confirmed the tragic news to Joy FM, and said the accident involved a Jeep she was travelling on and a VIP bus.

Ebony was born 16th February, 1997, and was only a week shy of her 21st birthday.

Ebony had been tipped to sweep the best and topmost laurels on offer at any local awards following the many hits she has churned out in her short but enterprising career.

A brief history

Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng (born 16 February 1997; known by the stage name Ebony) is a Ghanaian dancehall/Afrobeats artist widely known for her hit songs "Poison" and "Kupe", she was discovered by Bullet, a member of Ruff n Smooth fame.

Ebony was discovered by renowned musician and entrepreneur Bullet of Ruff n Smooth fame when she sent a recording of her voice and was signed to his Rufftown record label just a day after listening to the recording.

Ebony came out with her first single, "Dancefloor", in December 2015 with a video and audio release.

The song became a hit on radio landing her nomination for the unsung category at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.

In March 2016 Ebony released her major hit single "Kupe", which is a household anthem in Ghana and some other African countries.

Ebony is signed to ruff town records and Midas touch Inc.