In a solemn ceremony that marked the final farewell to the legendary Ghanaian musician, Kwadwo Akwaboah, popularly known as Akwaboah Senior, heartfelt tribute moments filled the air.
The veteran musician, aged 60, who passed away on May 16, was bid adieu in a touching funeral service held today, September 30, 2023, at Trede in Kumasi.
The funeral service, shrouded in reverence, paid homage to the musician’s remarkable legacy.
Mourners, including family, friends, and fans, gathered to commemorate his life and musical achievements. The venue, carefully chosen for its significance, became a space where memories of Akwaboah Senior’s extraordinary talent and impact were shared and cherished.
During the service, moments capturing the essence of Akwaboah Senior’s life and career were displayed, eliciting both smiles and tears from the attendees. These images served as a visual narrative of his journey, showcasing moments of joy, determination, and musical brilliance.
As the ceremony unfolded, the atmosphere was imbued with a mix of sorrow and celebration, reflecting the duality of bidding farewell to a beloved icon while honoring the indelible mark he left on Ghana’s music industry. Mourners united in song, expressing their grief and gratitude through music, a language Akwaboah Senior spoke fluently.
Akwaboah Junior, son of the late musician, during the solemn ceremony tweeted to console himself and the family who have lost their dear one.
Akwaboah Senior, until his demise was renowned for his iconic compositions like “Hini Me” and “Awerekyekyere,” and many other classic songs.
The legacy of this highlife legend lives on through his timeless compositions and the impact he made on the Ghanaian music scene.