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Entertainment of Monday, 27 January 2020

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I stopped doing music for 3 years due to broken heart – Ofori Amponsah


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Highlife musician, Ofori Amponsah, has recounted the trauma he went through after a close friend destroyed his marriage.

The ‘otoolege’ hitmaker during an interview with Kofi TV said his whole life was brought to a standstill because he could not understand why his own friend will treat him that way.

Describing how badly the situation affected him, ‘Mr. All4Real’ said he was heartbroken to an extent, he became a loner and didn’t want to have anything to do with anyone, not even music.

“Someone I helped entered my home and destroyed my marriage. Someone I opened my gates to could do that to me. That day I had a show at the national theatre but I performed poorly on stage because I was surprised that someone I really helped would do that to me. Since then, I couldn’t write, sing or do anything. For about three years I was shut. No shows, nothing. I was in my room. I became lonely,” he said

He also established that the incident somewhat revived his faith, adding, he decided to start a church after a prophet advised him to run to God.

“The only thing I could remember at that moment was to pray. I was there one day when a prophet called me and advised me that if I don’t run to God, nothing will work out well for me,” he stated



Ofori Amponsah is one of Ghana’s best musicians of all time as he gave the world lots of Highlife hits but somewhere along the line, he decided to take a long break to start a church.

After living the life of a “Man of God’ for a while, Ofori Amponsah who realized he was not cut for that journey, reconciled with secular music.

He announced his comeback by releasing a hit song titled ‘Alewa’ which featured rapper Sarkodie

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