Top trending Amakye Dede songs

Top trending Amakye Dede songs

Amakye Dede, also known as Abrantie Daniel Amakye Dede, is one of the best high-life artists of our country. He is also known as ‘Iron Boy’, ‘Abrantie’ (English Gentleman) and the ‘high-life maestro’. He is one of the best songwriters and singers Ghana ever had. Amakye started his career in 1973. After that he started his band and released almost 20 albums. Amakye Dede songs are still very popular on the internet.

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In this article, we shared some of his popular songs, along with the name of the albums, YouTube videos, and release dates. We also shared some interesting facts about him. Go through the article to know more about his career, life and songs.

A few things about Amakye Dede

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On 5th January, Abrantie Daniel Amakye Dede was born in Ghana Agogo, which is located in the Ashanti region. He is the younger brother among nine siblings. In 1972, he completed his education from Agogo St. Augustine’s Middle School and then started his career as a vocalist in 1973. From his childhood, he had a keen interest in music.

Amakye Dede met his life partner Mrs. Mary Amakye-Dede when he lived in Accra. According to his wife, she moved to Accra from her hometown for educational purposes where she met him in school. Hence, surprisingly, Mr. Dede started his love life when he was a student.

He is the owner of a bar which is situated in Accra, named Abrantie Spot. Mrs. Mary Amakye-Dede, the wife of Ironboy, manages the bar. He also arranges many live shows and band events at his bar.

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Amakye Dede accident

On 2nd January 2016, the Iron Boy faced a major car accident at 1:00 am. He was going for a performance at Paradise near Linda Dor restaurant. The car crashed at the fuel station and even harmed some people. Someone from the public said that -

“I saw a taxi driver who entered the main Kumasi-Accra Highway and then he went to the fuel station to buy fuel. After that, he tried to get onto the main road but he was enjoying the music being played at the Paradise spot. But at the same time, he was entering the main road not knowing that Amakye Dede’s car was just behind his car. Once the Taxi driver realized that Amakye Dede’s car was not moving, he decided to pass by it and move onto the main road.”

Later he was admitted at Osiem Government Hospital.

Music journey of Amakye Dede

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In 1972, he joined the group named Kumapim Royals. He joined the band with the purpose of being a composer and vocalist. The band was led by the legendary hit singer Akwasi Ampofo Agyei. The band had some hit songs like "Abebi Bewua Eso", “Odo mani again”, "Wanware Me A", and “Ohohoo batani". It was one of the popular bands of the 90’s. Later, he moved to Nigeria where he started his own music career.

Another awesome fact about Amakye Dede is he is often referred to as the Iron Boy, a term often used to mean gentleman. The legendary hit singer and his first mentor Akwasi Ampofo Agyei gave him this name while recording a song in 1975. It was probably Amakye’s first record.

The Entertainment Critics and Reviewers Association of Ghana (ECRAG) conferred him as ECRAG music ambassador. In 2010, he performed non-stop in a live show for six hours. After this, the show became popular for him and was described as the best show of 2010. The name of the show was Abrantie Amakye Dede Live in concert.

At the age of 53, the iron man did quit smoking mentioning that

'I smoke now but too much for some time {sic} like five sticks I know [it's harmful] that is why am planning to quit even now. I am assuring you that from here, you won't see Amakye Dede smoking'.

He explained to the media that cigarette smoking is very harmful to health and he wants to leave it.

Amakye Dede songs list

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Here we sorted out some best of Amakye Dede songs for you. We shared the list below.

  1. Iron Boy
  2. Ohoho Batani
  3. Odo Da Baabi
  4. Su Fre Wo Nyame
  5. Bebrebe Yi
  6. Kose Kose
  7. Kae Dabi
  8. Odo bi dee saa
  9. Krokro Me
  10. Sika Ne Barima
  11. Akwadaa Wesoa
  12. Mani Agyina
  13. Dabi Dabi
  14. Mawerekyekyere
  15. Monfa Nto Me So
  16. Ma Akoma Retwen wo
  17. Inspector
  18. Me Fre Wo
  19. Sika Ne Berima
  20. Asem To Me A Kabi Ma Me
  21. Enka Akyir
  22. MENPENA YADEE
  23. Ma Werekyere Ne Nyame
  24. Beka Me Ho
  25. Odo Nti Na Me Su
  26. Wo Anware Mea Memo Tuo
  27. Kobabi
  28. Sansa Akroma
  29. Ma Warekyekyere
  30. Broken promises
  31. Mma Wo Were Mfi Me
  32. Yenfa Nto Woso
  33. Odo Kasa
  34. Amakye Dede - Nea Obre Na Odie
  35. Adukuro mu nsuo
  36. Handkerchief
  37. Oteasefo Ye Kwa
  38. Akwadawesoa
  39. Instrumentals
  40. Bra Ma Yen Ni Agoro
  41. Akoko Bebon
  42. Eboo Pae A
  43. Ma Gye Me Girl
  44. Amakye dede...akwadaa wesoa
  45. Jealousy
  46. Odo Nti Na Mesu
  47. Ofie Ne Fie
  48. Enka Akyiri
  49. Oyonko Pe Me Seyee
  50. EBEYE YIE

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Something more about the songs by Amakye Dede

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Amakye Dede recorded a lot of songs. Here are sme of his most popular songs

Amakye Dede - Bebrebe Yi

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The song is the title track of the Bebrebe Yi album. The song was published on 30th November 2010 in a YouTube channel named LNAKM. This is an audio song which has a total of 547k views on YouTube and a huge number of positive comments. The song is licensed under 1 Music Right Societies and Merlin Africori (on behalf of Amakye Dede). This is a soft-core high life song which has a very sweet melody. If you like to buy the entire album or a single track visit this website.

Amakye Dede - Iron Boy

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The song was published on 21st May 2011 on YouTube and received a total of 375k views.This is also a title track of another album Iron Boy which was released on 29th June 1998. This is one of the famous songs of Amakye Dede and this is one of his best albums. Iron Boy has a total of seven tracks. The album was produced by Ox records. The song is licensed under 4 Music Rights Societies and Merlin Africori (on behalf of Amakye Dede).

Amakye Dede - Akwadaa Wesoa

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The song is from his album Me Fre Wo which was added on various music platforms on 10th July 2015. The video song was published on 26th February 2011 on a YouTube . Ulopa Ngoma is another famous artist who was featured in this song. The song is licensed under Merlin Africori (on behalf of Amakye Dede) and 1 Music Rights Societies. The video has a total of 354k views on YouTube and a total of one thousand likes. The album Me Fre Wo has a total of six main songs and three remix songs. You can subscribe the Africori YouTube channel for more songs of Amakye Dede.

Amakye Dede - Akoko Bebon

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This is one of the Amakye Dede old songs which are still popular in the modern times. The song is taken from an album named Nea Obre Na Odi. In the album art, Amakye Dede mentioned The Big Stuff, as a word for describing the album. The album has a total of five songs, added on Google play music in the year 2015. The video was licensed under the Merlin Africori (behalf of Amakye Dede) and 1 Music Right Societies. The video has a total of 100k views on YouTube which was published on 30th March 2013 on a popular channel named ghanamankofi. Subscribe the channel for more song updates like this.

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Amakye Dede - Krokrome

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This is a video song from the track Krokro Me, which was directed by Ezekjel Tetteh (stip). The video was published on YouTube on 25th September 2011 from an unofficial channel. The video has a total of 178k views on YouTube and a total of 238 likes. This is also a title track of the Krokro Me album which was added to music sites in 2015. The video song was produced by Kaakyire Music productions. The album has a total of six tracks and one remix track.

Amakye Dede - Odo Ho Akyire

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Another hit song from the album Krokro Me, which has a total of almost 400k views on the YouTube channel. The video was directed by Terry B. O and the song is labeled under Kaakyire Music. The video was published on 19th November 2008 on YouTube channel named abenamedia. The melody of the song will make you dance.

Amakye Dede - Sufre Wo Nyame

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This song is from an album named Bebrebe Yi. The song has a similar music like other Amakye Dede song. The song was published on 10th February 2011; the song has no music video so we embedded the audio song. The video has a total of 283k views on YouTube and over 400+ likes. The song is pretty popular in our country; if you see the comment section, you will understand people love his highlife songs.

Amakye Dede performance at African Legends Night 2015

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If you are a true fan of Amakye Dede, then this video is totally for you. This is Amakye Dede’s one of the rocking and very energetic performances. The video covers the full performance of Amakye Dede. The video was uploaded on the Ghana Music YouTube Channel, which is one of the best YouTube channels of Ghana. The video has a total of 49k views. The video was published on 9th October 2015. The crowd went crazy even they were dancing to the beat and enjoying the concert.

Amakye Dede - Dabi Dabi

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The song is taken from an album named Dabi Dabi Ebeye Yie. This is the title track of the album which was released on early 2011. The video was published on 21st May 2011 and has a total of 219k views. The album has a total of nine songs. The album art is pretty interesting and he mentioned his name Hi-Life Maestro in album art. If you are interested enough then visit the website.

Amakye Dede- Yeyi Wo Baabo Ko Baabi

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Here is another hit of Amakye Dede, from the album the King of Hi-Life Music From Africa. The album has a total of ten songs, and you can also buy the album from local music store or Amazon. The video has a total of 33k views and over one hundred likes. It is one of the old songs of Amakye Dede. The video was published on 30th March 2013 on ghanamankofi YouTube channel. You can subscribe the channel for future Amakye Dede song updates.

That’s all about Amakye Dede songs for now. There are a lot of his tracks available on YouTube. Stay with Yen.com.gh for more updates on his songs and recent releases.

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