Highlife musician Nana Tuffour who is widely known for his ‘Abeiku’ song has passed on.
His sudden demise occured today June 15, 2020.
A source close to the 66-year-old confirmed his passing to Andy Dosty, host of Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Monday.
Nana Tuffour died after a short illness, and his body is now at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary.
About Nana Tuffour
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.
Envisioning a solo album, Nana left for Nigeria where he began working with famous Nigerian musician King Sunny Ade as his keyboardist.
In 1979, he released his first album Highlife Romance followed by twelve other hit albums.