Our music heroes are dying. The latest one to join the tall list of great Ghanaian hi-life musicians who have passed on is Nana Tuffour, popularly known as 9924.
On the 15th of June 2020, Ghana lost one of its legendary musicians, Nana Tuffour. The death of “Odo Kakra Sika Kakra” hitmaker has got many people bidding him a farewell and expressing their condolences to the family.
The Alliance for Change in Ghana music, a movement pushing for the wellbeing of musicians has also in a press release expressed their heartfelt condolences to the family of the renowned musician.
Find below the full statement from the music pressure group.
Alliance For Change Mourn Nana Tuffour
The Alliance For Change In Ghana Music has learnt with great regret, the sad demise of legendary Ghanaian musician James Kwaku Tuffour popularly known as Nana Tuffour, today 15th June 2020, after a short illness.
A lot of musicians old and young have been inspired and amazed by his great music, songwriting skills and versatility as a musician. His signature sikyi highlife, endeared him to a lot of music lovers not only in Ghana but across the world.
We have as a music fraternity lost a great icon, a father, a brother and an uncle who will be greatly missed. We take consolation in the fact that he left a legacy of over sixteen albums, which will be a constant reminder of what a great musician he was.
We offer our deepest and heartfelt condolences to his family and the whole Ghana music industry.
Nana Tuffour dɛmirifa due, dɛmirifa due.
Mark Darlington Osae
Alliance For Change In Ghana Music