- Rapper/actor OJ Blaq has been interred after his pre-burial church service at the Empowerment Worship Centre in Accra
- He reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday, August 17, 2023, after succumbing to a long battle with kidney disease
- Ghanaians, especially fans, have reacted to the heartbreaking videos from his emotional funeral, which took place on Saturday, November 4
Ghanaian rapper/actor OJ Blaq, born Andy Nii Akrashie, has been laid to rest following a pre-burial church service at the Empowerment Worship Centre in Accra.
The entertainer, who reportedly died in the early hours of Thursday, August 17, 2023, was interred on Saturday, November 4.
The 40-year-old elevated to prominence in Ghana's music scene with the release of his debut album, The Blaq Mixtape, in 2006. He added more gains to his career with the popular track Chalewote.
OJ Blaq, however, battled with kidney disease since 2016, which reportedly ended his life. He transitioned to gospel singer before his demise.
Watch the videos from his funeral below:
Peeps mourn OJ Blaq
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the comments.
The choir got me teary; they are good .
Rest well in power, OJ.
Ah, our own biggy boy lover…when?
Rest well, my mate. We will meet again.
Rest in perfect peace, OJ Black.
His soul rest in peace.
Rest in perfect peace, bro.
Oh, Gbon may your soul rest in peace.
May he rest well with his Maker. My deepest condolences to the family, especially his mother, Ms Akweley Appiah.
John Dumelo's meltdown at his mum's burial service
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that actor/politician John Dumelo could not handle the sight of his late mum lying in a casket at her pre-burial church service at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, Accra.
The Ghanaian film personality attempted to hold back emotions but failed as he broke down with tears flowing down his face.
At one point, the actor had to bend his head while shedding tears. Family members surrounded Dumelo, including actress and film producer Selassie Ibrahim, at the funeral service.
Ibrahim Mahama mourns with John Dumelo
The Engineers and Planners founder arrived at the service in the company of loved ones before John Dumelo approached to welcome him at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, Accra.
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