Daddy Lumba outdoors a radio station ‘DL106.9 FM’
Multi award winning highlife musician, Charles Kwadwo Fosu known in showbiz industry as Daddy Lumba has officially launched his own radio station dubbed “DLFM.”
The station which is named after him is located at East Legon in Accra with a frequency number 106.9.
The singer officially announced this on Facebook yesterday when he outdoor the photos of the newly opened studio and information about its programming.
Currently, DLF has not started to operate fully but it is on test transmission.
The move follows legendary musician, Kojo Antwi who also owns Breeze FM in Accra.
Daddy Lumba is known for many hit tracks including Obi Atse Me so Buo, Y3 nea wo ho b3 tow, Theresa and Aben wo ha.
Born on September 29, 1964, Daddy Lumba, was the first Ghanaian solo artiste to be awarded Artist of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards.
He has released over 30 albums in a career spanning three decades.
Daddy Lumba was born in Nsuta Amangoase near Mampong in the Ashanti Region, debuted on the music scene in 1989, when he teamed up with Nana Acheampong to release the “Yereye Aka Akwantuo Mu” album.
His father, Owoahene Kwadwo Fosu, a teacher, died when Daddy Lumba was only a child. His mother, Comfort Gyamfi popularly known as Ama Saah, was also a teacher. She died in Kumasi in 2001.
Daddy Lumba’s music career started at the age of 16. He was the leader of Juaben Senior High School choir from 1983 to 1984 academic year.
In Juaben SHS, Lumba formed the Lumba Brothers group with his friends Yaw and Kwabena and girlfriend, Theresa Abebrese. After school, with the help of his girlfriend Theresa, Lumba traveled to Germany to seek greener pastures.