In February 2020, Ghana and the world of highlife music mourned the sudden and tragic loss of Kofi B, the highlife sensation known for his timeless classics.
He succumbed to a heart attack, leaving behind a legacy that continues to resonate with fans across the globe.
Three years after his burial, the social media space has witnessed a touching tribute by his younger brother, Kofi B Junior, who embarked on a heartfelt mission to ensure his late brother’s resting place remained as pristine as his music.
In a video shared online, Kofi B Jr. was seen armed with cleaning supplies and a heart full of memories, gently wiping away the dust and grime that had settled on the tombstone.
While going about the cleaning, he made the point that he felt it was important to keep the tomb of his late brother clean because, when he was alive, he abhorred anything dirty.
Kofi B Junior also sang some of the classic songs released by his late brother before his untimely demise.
Cleaning his brother’s tomb symbolizes Kofi B Junior’s commitment to preserving the memory of his late sibling. It was a tribute that went beyond words, transcending the boundaries of grief and showcasing the unbreakable bond between siblings.
Kofi B, whose real name was Kofi Boakye Yiadom, was a beloved figure in the Ghanaian music scene. With hits like “Mmbrowa,” “Bantama Kofi Boakye,” and “Koforidua Flowers” to his name, he enchanted audiences with his enchanting voice and richly textured highlife compositions.
Kofi B’s sudden passing sent shockwaves through the nation. He had just finished a performance in Cape Coast when he complained of chest pains and an irregular heartbeat.