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Entertainment of Thursday, 21 November 2013

Source: Adeyemi Adebayo Victor-GhanaWeb

BUK BAK’s Ronnie Coaches is dead

Popular award winning group BUK BAK has lost one of its member, Ronnie Coaches to the cold hands of death.

The incident occurred in the wee hours of Thursday, November 21st.

He is reported to have suffered a heart attack before giving up the ghost at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The sad news comes on the heels of the group’s new singles ‘Feelings’ and ‘Ex Girlfriend’.

BUK BAK started off as a 3-man rap group with Prince Bright, Ronney Coches and Shoetan.

The trio registered a sensational hit with “Komi ke Kenaa” and soon became a household name. Their light-hearted and often amusing lyrics and catchy rhythms had both the old and young dancing.

However, Shoetan had to quit the group for his studies abroad. The remaining two remained strong and together and continued to release amazing hits after hits.

They went on to enjoy more success with albums like Awensem, Sika Kokoo and Gold Coast.

They have won several Ghana Music Awards and have performed in major cities across the globe.

Buk Bak was the first Hiplife group to be successful with Ga lyrics in Ghana. They rap in Ga, Twi and Pidgin.

They also banded with groups like K-2 (Juliana) and 4x4 to release more hit tracks.

In 2006, Ronnie and Bright pursued separate projects.

Bright debut album was quite successful with tracks like ‘Condom’ and ‘What Dem Plan.’

Some of their hit songs are Gonja Barracks, Komi ke kena, Klu Blofo, Chingilingi, Kelewele, Trotro, Dienpo, Akwasi broni, Tankase, U 4 know say, Kakatsofa, Kakalika, Twen me, Akwele ne Akuokor, Yenko ne brebre, Ma me odo, Kululu, Bibini ba.

The death of Ronnie is a sad news for Ghana and the entertainment family.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.