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Terry Bonchaka


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Date of Birth:
1982-00-00
Place of Birth:
Ghana
Date of Death:
2003-10-29
DECEASED

Terry Bonchaka born Terrence Nii Okang Mensah Adjetey in 1982 was the grandson of Parliament speaker Peter Ala Adjetey and graduate from Adisadel College.

Musically Terry was always aware of his gifts, however, it was not till later in life that he decided to embark on the journey of becoming a professional musician. Terry's big break came when he entered the Miss Ghana hiplife amateur competition and won in the regionals before taking home the title of Hiplife champ 2001 in the final round.

Terry's first-place win in the Miss Ghana music competition, along with his featured place in Joy FM Night with the Stars concert shot him to the top of the hiplife scene. Terry was an interesting man who counted the American artist Stevie Wonder among his influences. Always a proud Ghanan Terry Bonchaka was happy to promote the history and pride of the Ghanan people.

Sadly Terry died on October 29 2003 in a car crash on the way home from a performance at a Hall in the University of Ghana before he reached the height of his success. He was still a new driver and lost control of his car before slamming it into a tree.

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