Veteran Highlife Singer Nana Tuffour Dies

Highlife great Nana Tuffour has died.

A source close to the 66-year-old confirmed his passing to Andy Dosty, host of Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Monday.

Hours ago on the show Andy Dosty break the sad news of how the singer passed away after a very short illness.

For those who may not know him,N ana Tuffour a.k.a. 9-9-2-4 is a renowned Highlife singer/songwriter was born on Valentines Day 1954.

It is no wonder that his has crooned his way into the hearts of many women over the years with is sweat and smooth ballads. This pleasant singer/songwriter spent his childhood in a home full of love in Kumasi, Ghana.

Nana Tuffour kicked off his musical journey with one of the axes popularly known as “one man thousand” with keyboardist Alex Konadu.

He later joined the Wanto Wazuri Band as a pianist. Due to his sweet voice and unique style of vocalizing, Nana later became the front man of the Waza Africo Band. Envisioning a solo album, Nana left for Nigeria where he began working with famous Nigerian musician King Sunny Ade as his keyboardist.

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In 1979 Nana Tuffour released his first album Highlife Romance and has since released twelve other hit albums. He has won many excellence awards and his last album, Abeiku was notoriously popular among the old and the young.

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