Highlife artiste Nana Tuffour dies

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Nana Tuffour
Nana Tuffour

Ghanaian highlife legend, Nana Tuffour has passed on.

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His family confirmed the unfortunate development to citinewsroom.com.

Nana Tuffour reportedly died today, Monday, June 15, 2020, at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi after a short illness.

Nana Tuffour, widely known for his ‘Abeiku’ song, also had hit songs such as ‘Odo Kakra Sika Kakra’, ‘Meyere Dada’, among others.

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About Nana Tuffour

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Born James Kwaku Tuffour, on Valentines Day 1954, Tuffour was fortunate to have resourceful relatives, which gave him the opportunity to enjoy music from all around the world while at home.

 

 

 

 

 

He started his music journey with keyboardist Alex Konadu.

He later joined the Wanto Wazuri Band as a pianist.

Due to his good voice and unique style of singing, Nana later became the front man of the Waza Africo Band.

Nana later left for Nigeria, where he began working with famous Nigerian musician King Sunny Ade as his keyboardist.

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In 1979, he released his first album Highlife Romance followed by twelve other hit albums.

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