- Ebony died in a motor accident earlier this year
- But the South African artiste believes Ghanaians did not appreciate Ebony enough
South African musician Babes Wodumo has paid tribute to late Ghanaian dancehall artiste Ebony as and inspiration. At a show in South Africa, Wodumo said that she saw Ebony in herself and is actually modelling her career in Ebony's style.
Wodumo's real name is Bongekile Simelane. She is a 24 year-old who does among among other kinds, South African rap music.
She was a nominee in the BET International Act 2017 Award category. Wodumo also has a song on the music album of hit Hollywood movie, Black Panther.
Ebony tragically died in a car accident on February 8, 2018. She was with a friend, Franky Kuri as well as a police officer.
Her death caused national outcry for road safety. Ebony's talent and obvious appeal brought her fans from low and high with even politicians paying numerous tributes to her.
Internationally, Nigerian artistes also mourned with their Ghanaian counterparts. But according to Wodumo, Ghanaians did not appreciate Ebony enough.
She said in an interview: “I dress, sing and behave just like her, I was so much in love with her but its unfortunate her own “Ghanaians’ didn’t show her love, but here my people love me because this is who I am, and they love me for that, and so was ebony“.
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