Ebony Reigns: Exactly 2 years Ghana's first female music Artiste of the Year died in car crash

Ebony Reigns: Exactly 2 years Ghana's first female music Artiste of the Year died in car crash

- Ebony Reigns was a Ghanaian female dancehall and afrobeats artiste

- The '90s bad' made history as the first female to win Artiste of the Year award posthumously at the Ghana Music Award in 2018

- Ebony Reigns died on Februar 8, 2018, in a fatal car crash

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On February 8, 2018, Ebony Reigns, a thriving Ghanaian dancehall artiste who had become the most in-demand female performer in the country, met her untimely death in an accident that claimed her life.

Ebony Reigns death did not just come as a shock, many were left utterly traumatised for days and the country dead, at least on the day of her death.

Born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, Ebony Reigns death gained traction on the morning of February 8, 2019, with social media flooded with images of the accident scene from the Sunyani-Kumasi road.

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Reports confirm that a Jeep with the registration AS 497-16 she was travelling in from Sunyani to Kumasi had a head-on collision with a VIP bus heading towards Sunyani from Kumasi.

Then 20 years old, Ebony Reigns died with two other persons, Francis Atsu Vondee a Ghanaian military officer and a lady friend called Frankie but driver of their car survived the deadly crash

The music diva was laid to rest on March 24, 2018, at the Osu Cemetery.

Ebony Reign won several awards including Artiste of the Year award posthumously, making her the first woman to win the ultimate honours at the Ghana Music Award in 2018

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The iconic image, widely recognised as a symbolism of Ghana’s hospitality features Angelina adorn in regal Ghana Kente while holding a calabash with a flashing smile.

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