Inmate of Kumasi prison launches gospel album

Inmate of Kumasi prison launches gospel album

Life in prison is being redefined after an inmate of the Kumasi Central prison launched his debut album while in jail.

Richard Appiah Turkson has been in prison since 2006, following a 20-year-sentence on charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery.

Inmate of Kumasi prison launches gospel album
An inmate of the Kumasi Central Prison, Richard Appiah Turkson, has outdoored his maiden gospel album

However, staying in jail for the past 11 years has not deterred him from doing what he loves - music.

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Mr Turkson took his talent and passion for music to another level by defying the odds of prison life to launch his debut Gospel album, titled "Me Ne Nyame Nam".

The album comprises of worship and praise songs, with all the songs totaling six.

Mr Turkson features Nyhira Betty on his debut album, with songs like @Aseda", "The Lord's Purpose" and "So Me Mu Nyame", all available for favs who buy one.

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He is currently the leader of the Kumasi prison choir, and hopes his fledgling music career will lead to high profile collaborations with established acts like Obaapa Christy.

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