Ghanaians especially players in the music industry have described the death of highlife musician Kofi Boakye Yiadom known in showbiz circles as Kofi B as a big blow to the entertainment Industry.
The multiple award-winning musician passed away after performing at a concert in the Central Region of Ghana.
His colleague musician Kofi Nti said Kofi B started complaining of chest pains and unusual heartbeat right after his performance thus rushed him to the Cape Coast Hospital where he died at 3 a.m. on Sunday.
According to reports, the ‘Bantama Kofi Boakye’ hitmaker was restless with very high body temperature and an unusual blood pressure 150/120.
His body has been transported to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi for storage and autopsy.
However reacting to the news on social media, Sarkodie, Efia Odo, KOD among others shared their experiences with his songs, his person and what a blow his passing will be for the entertainment industry.
”Very sad to hear of the passing of one of the most talented musicians I managed from day one. Kofi B was an exceptionally talented musician and it was a delight spending time with him in the studio with Ofori Amponsah at the turn of the last millennium.
Sleep well B!” – KOD wrote on Twitter.
”Koforidua Flower! Rest In Peace bra Kofi. This year keeps rolling with very sad news. Ghana has lost one of the finest voices, lyricists and story tellers. He’s left us with timeless songs and Kofi B will live forever!” – Lexis Bill also indicated.
”One of the best. Songs were full of real life situations and wisdom. RIP Kofi B” – Sports Journalist Sadick Obama penned down his tribute as well.