Nana Tuffour is confirmed dead at the age of 66.
Nana was best known as a Ghanaian highlife singer.
Nana Tuffour
Birth nameJames Kwaku Tuffour
Born(1954-02-14)14 February 1954
Died15 June 2020(2020-06-15) (aged 66)
GenresHighlife
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1979–2020
Nana Tuffour (née James Kwaku Tuffour, 14 February 1954 - 15 June 2020) also known as 9-9-2-4 was a Ghanaian Highlife singer and songwriter. He is known for popular highlife songs such as Aketekyiwa, Abeiku and Owuo sei fie and had 15 albums to his credit.
Life and career
Nana Tuffour started his musical career with keyboardist Alex Konadu, and joined the Wanto Wazuri Band as a pianist, he later became the lead vocalist for the Waza Africo Band, and also released his first album Highlife Romance in 1979. Nana traveled to Nigeria, and worked with King Sunny Adé as his keyboardist.
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