Legendary Musician Jewel Ackah who has been battling stroke and other sicknesses for the past 10 years has passed away.
Reports say the sensational musician, who is a known supporter of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, in the evening
Several personalities and groups, including an NDC group and Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of Zylofon Media, had made donations for the veteran musician’s upkeep and medical care during his period of sickness.
Jewel Ackah was one of the many musicians who popularized highlife music in the 1980’s and 1990’s. His sweet voice and enticing Fante Lyrics made him an exceptional artist. After years in the highlife scene, he found Christ and shifted to gospel music in the late 1990’s.
Some of his songs include ‘Asomdwoe Hene,’ ‘Jesus’, ‘Manye Yie,’ among others.
He is also the composer of the popular party anthem for the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He died at age 73.