Paapa Yankson, Ghanaian high life musician, Died at 73

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Benjamin Paapa Kofi Yankson was born on June 22, 1944 Winneba, Ghana and died on July 21, 2017, in Dansoman, Accra, Ghana.

He was also known as Paapa Yankson.

He was a Ghanaian highlife singer, songwriter, and producer.

Yankson recorded two dozen albums during his career; his hit songs included “Wiase Mu Nsem”, “Show Your Love”, “Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame”, and “Tena Menkyen”.

Yanksonwon multiple awards, including Best Composition for his song “Yaaba” at the 1997 Konkomba Awards.

Yankson was a recipient of the Grand medal of Ghana for his contribution to Ghanaian music.

Yankson’s hit songs included “Wiase Mu Nsem”, “Show Your Love”, “Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame”, and “Tena Menkyen”.

Paapa Yankson passed away at 73 years old.

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