- Popular Ghanaian afro-pop star Sista Afia is a niece to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams who decided to go into secular music rather than gospel
- This happened in 2015 after Sista Afia returned to Ghana from the United Kingdom and drew inspiration from the likes of Bisa Kdei
- According to Sista Afia, everyone has their path in life and the fact that her uncle is a renowned preacher does not mean she should follow him
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Renowned afro-pop musician Sista Afia is the niece of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams who moved into secular music against gospel as many would expect.
Reports gathered by YEN.com.gh show that the female musician grew up in Accra and Kumasi where she attended Reverend John Teye Memorial Institute before relocating to the UK to further in nursing.
Sista Afia then returned to Ghana in 2015 to start her music career, taking inspiration from musician Bisa Kdei and collaborated on the song 'Kro Kro No'.
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Becoming the niece of a renowned pastor comes with great challenges like having to live that righteous life that the public and other persons love to see.
However, Sista Afia in a report published by YEN.com.gh as far back as 2017, explained that she had every right to choose her own path.
"I am the niece of Duncan Williams so what? This is my life and that is his life he has chosen to live and just because he is my uncle doesn’t mean I have to go the way he is going,” she argued.
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According to Sista Afia, every individual is born on earth to fulfil a specific role in life and hers is to be a secular musician.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh recently reported that Joel Duncan-Williams is the third child of renowned Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams who is also the head pastor of his church which is mainly a youth ministry.
In a biography sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official website of the Africa Business & Kingdom Leadership Summit, it is indicated that Joel's ministry is called the Firm Foundation Action Church.
It is indicated that the Firm Foundation Action Church was given to Rev. Joel under the instruction of the Archbishop himself.
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