Kwesi Pratt’s tribute to Paapa Yankson

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prattThe managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has paid glowing tribute to veteran high-life legend, Paapa Yankson who died on 21st July, 2017 at age 73.

According to family sources, Paapa Yankson had been sick for some time.

His last public appearance was at the 2017 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards where he picked the Lifetime Achievement Honour.

His popular songs include; Wiase Mu Nsem, Show Your Love, Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame, and Tena Menkyen.

Paying glowing tribute to him during a panel discussion on Radio Gold’s Alhaji and Alhaji, Mr Pratt said: “Papa Yankson has become an icon; special in our music because he introduced a type of music that nobody else played and for him to have continued playing music close to 50 years is a significant contribution to our arts and culture and I think that he deserved glowing tribute…we can only wish his family our condolences”


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