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Entertainment of Friday, 21 July 2017


Paapa Yankson dead

Ghanaian highlife legend Benjamin Paapa Kofi Yankson is dead, Kasapafmonline can confirm.

Paapa Yankson has been sick for some time now and has performed in his last few public events in a wheelchair. He died in the early hours on Friday at age 73.

He has composed many hit songs some of which have attracted national awards and nomination for awards. In 1997 his composition, Yaaba won an award for Best Composition during the Komkomba Awards.

His works, Wiase Mu Nsem, Show Your Love, Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame, and Tena Menkyen are among his hit songs.

Paapa Yankson has more than 15 albums to his credit and it is not surprising that some young hiplife artistes keep knocking at his door to feature him on their albums. He has taught and performed in many countries around the world including the US, Canada, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Holland, Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire.