- Ghanaian hiplife artiste Big Joe Frazier and his family will mark a one-week observance ceremony for his late mum, Obaapayin Yaa Boamah
- In a brief Instagram conversation on Sunday, the artiste confirmed his mum's demise to YEN.com.gh
- He subsequently disclosed that his late mum will be laid to rest on Saturday, March 16, 2024
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Veteran Ghanaian hiplife artiste Big Joe Frazier has disclosed that his family will host a one-week observance ceremony in honour of his late mother on Friday, September 22.
He announced the demise of his beloved mother, Obaapayin Yaa Boamah, on Sunday, September 3. The artiste disclosed that his late mum battled ill health for years before she succumbed on August 29.
In a post seen by YEN.com.gh, he thanked loved ones for their support in this stormy time.
''Funeral Service Announcement. To our family, relatives and friends. It is with great regret to announce the sudden death of Mad. Yaa Boamah, mother of BIG JOE FRAZIER, on August 29 2023. She was our mother, grandmother and friend. For a few years, she has been suffering from health issues.
''In this time of grief and loss, our family sincerely appreciate the support, prayers, sympathy, all the messages and heartfelt condolences we've received. May we request to include her in your prayers for the eternal repose of her soul? Joe Frazier wishes to invite all his friends to mourn his lovely mother. Thank you,'' he posted on Instagram.
In an exclusive conversation with YEN.com.gh, Big Joe Frazier disclosed that his late mum will be interred on Saturday, March 16, 2024.
''The one week observation is on the 22nd of this month and the main funeral is March 16th 2024,'' he told YEN.com.gh.
The artiste is well-known for his hit songs, such as Shii Shii, which is still popular among his admirers.
Kaywa's mum goes home
In a previous story, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian music producer Kaywa, real name David Kojo Kyei, laid his mum to rest with the support of his family and celebrities in Ghana's entertainment scene.
The chief executive officer (CEO) of Highly Spiritual, whose mum passed away on Friday, March 31, 2023, interred his mum on Saturday, July 1.
Entertainers such as Nana Ama McBrown, Mr Drew, Keche Andrew, and some notable personalities were in attendance to commiserate with Kaywa.
Ahuofe Patri buries mum
In another story, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian actress and brand influencer Ahuofe Patri laid her mother to rest on Saturday.
The deceased, 48, was laid in state for mourners to file past her body and bid their final goodbyes. Her remains were later transported to the cemetery for internment.
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