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Top Ghanaian celebrities who died at a younger age - Check them out

People die all the time, but hearing about the death of those people who have touched hearts with their craft and charming personality breaks the heart.

For example, the death of Ebony Reigns caused such outrage and heartbreak among fans that her funeral was too much for her family and record label to bear. Today, we'll look at celebrities who died before reaching the age of 40.


1. Ebony Reigns

Priscilla Opoku Agyemang, better known by her stage name Ebony Reigns, was a Ghanaian national treasure who was adored by Ghanaians and fans from all over the world.

On the 8th of February 2018, news of the young singer's death shocked music fans and the entire country.

Ebony died when she was 20 years old. In less than two years, the "Poison" hitmaker had found success with the Rufftown Record label. The cause of death for this lovely soul we all lost in 2018 was a terrible car accident. In the hearts of fans, Ebony reigns supreme.


2. Castro

Theophilus Tagoe, also known as Castro, went missing on July 6, 2014, after drowning in a jet ski crash in the Ada Estuary while on vacation with the Gyan brothers.

With the hit single "African Girls," the award-winning hiplife recording artist won the best hiphop song of the year in 2011. The news of his death was too much for his fans to handle, and they blamed the Gyan brothers.

According to Asamoah Gyan, it was their first time visiting Aqua Safari, and they had previously visited Akosombo. Since the yacht at Akosombo was broken down that year, they decided to travel to Ada. When Castro vanished, he was 38 years old.


3. Abass Nurudeen

Abass Nurudeen, also known as ‘Blinks,' was a famous actor in the Kumawood film industry.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, November 7, 2019, police in Kumasi announced the actor and makeup artist's death. In a brawl, he was stabbed. At the age of 35, ‘Blinks' passed away.

The fact that he died in such a horrible way broke the hearts of his many fans.

 


4. Suzzy Williams

Ghanaian film and television Suzzy Williams, an actress, was a fan favorite in 2005. She appeared in films including "My Mother's Heart" and "Bloddy Mary," among others. Then, with her beauty and acting skills, Ghana's sweetheart and Nana Ama McBrown won the hearts of everyone.

She rose to fame after the release of the African hit film "Together Forever," which had a screenplay written by US-based Ghanaian producer and screenwriter Leila Djans. Suzzy Williams died on September 8, 2005, at the age of 23.

Because of her immense popularity, Ghana's Art Centre refused to allow her remains to lie in state, fearing that it would be unable to accommodate the large number of mourners anticipated.


5.Terry Bonchaka

His real name was Terry Nii Okang Mensah Adjetey. Terry Bonchaka, as he was known, commanded enormous respect and unwavering love from Ghanaians, who were wowed by his songs and leg-style dance moves.

While returning from a display at the University of Ghana's Akuafo Hall Celebration, the 'Puulele' hitmaker was killed in a car accident on the Legon-Madina lane (Legon). Terry was, and continues to be, a Ghanaian hiphop legend. He was 21 years old when he died on October 29, 2003.


6. KABA

KABA was a radio and television personality. Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, better known by his stage name KABA, was a popular radio host for the Multimedia Media Group Limited.

KABA was the host of Asempa FM's 'Ekosi Sen' before this unfortunate news and was well-known for his anti-corruption campaigns. H also presented Adom tv shows.

He was 37 years old at the time. On November 17, 2017, he died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.


7. Vybrant Faya

Vybrant Faya, also known as Emmanuel Kojo Quayeson, was a dancehall artist from Ghana's Central region.

The ‘Mampi' hitmaker died tragically on Sunday, October 23, 2016, when he was knocked down by a motorbike and was pronounced dead at Accra's 37 Military Hospital.

In 2014, the 29-year-old had a big hit with his single "Mampi." In the year 2008, he began recording his music. Vybrant Faya, a Tema native who grew up in Ashaiman, is still adored by his fans.


8.Kwadwo Annor Wiafe

He died on the 4th of June, 2020, at the age of 33, at the Nyaho Medical Centre in Accra, after a brief illness.

Although Kwadwo Wiafe was well-known on the radio and on social media, there is still much to learn about the colorful character we recently lost.

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