In their days, they used to rule Ghana’s entertainment industry.
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Their fame went beyond the borders of Ghana.
They projected the country beyond its borders and as such, one felt proud to be a Ghanaian.
Many have however retreated into anonymity.
YEN brings you a list of Ghanaians who defied the odds, set the standards in their industries and proved to the world that Africa is indeed a beacon of hope and promise.
Lord Kenya was at a point Ghana’s foremost entertainment icon. He released hits after hits, and stood tall in the music industry. He is currently a pastor.
Rex Omar was once a highlife powerhouse in Ghana. Together with other such as Amakye Dede, Daddy Lumba and Kojo Antwi, he released lots of songs, most of which Ghanaians could simply not stop singing.
He won several awards in his prime time. He released several hit songs and won the hearts of so many Ghanaians. He is currently a pastor, and has released a number of Gospel songs.
Together with Ofori Amponsah, they released hits after hits. They performed in shows all over the world. It is rumoured that they split, and Ghanaians have heard little of him since then.
He very likely held the title as the king of rhymes, till some current music artistes literally took the crown form him.
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