The son of the late Highlife music legend, Paapa Yankson has revealed that during his father’s last moments, he had no friends by his side.
According to Sila Yankson, it was disheartening to see how his father had been left alone by his colleagues.
“This man was so sick and anytime I visited him and I asked if this person has visited him he says no, has this person visited you no, it was that bad; I’m telling you, he was left to his fate, he was abandoned,” he said in an interview with Starr FM.
He noted that his father’s music took Ghana beyond the shores of our continent and he saved the Highlife genre in his over 40 years in the music business.
Paapa Yankson died in his sleep on Friday morning at his Dansoman residence at the age of 73.
The legend’s last public appearance was when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards earlier this year.
The Highlife legend for over 40 years delivered the best of highlife music with the release of 15 albums that spurned a deluge of hit songs including 'Wiase Mu Nsem,'' Show Your Love,' 'Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame,' and 'Tena Me Nkyen' among others.
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