Musicians in the country have taken to their social media page to mourn highlife super star, Kofi Boakye Yiadom popularly known as Kofi B.
According to them, Kofi B was a gem in the industry and expressed regret for his sudden departure.
Among those musicians were the fastest rapper Sarkodie who stated in a post that “very sad to hear the passing of one of the most talented musicians who I managed. Kofi B was an exceptionally talented musician.”
Rap Sofour, Obrafour who featured the late artiste on his ‘heavy’ track and performed along with him during ‘Pae Mu Ka at 20’ and ‘Welcome to Taifa’ concerts in a post reminded fans that every human being would some day die and called on them to love one another as they are still alive.
“In all things we give thanks to God, as humans is true we have a place to go, let’s live right and love one another. U are a true brother Kofi Boakye,” he said.In another post the the rapper shared a video story, capturing memories of his friendship with the late Kofi B, which he captioned “Some great memories with my brother Kofi B, I am speechless now but I know you are in a better place. God be with you Kofi.”
Kumawood singer and actor Kojo Nkansah Lil win also regretted that the highlife singer left the world at the time the industry needed him the most, adding that “Rest in peace brother.”
Wutah Kobby, a highlife musician also sang a farewell track for the late Kofi B to send him safely home to his maker.
Kofi B died on Sunday, a few hours to his performance at a concert in Cape Coast in the Central region.
The ‘Mmobrowa’ singer according to his colleague highlife musician Kofi Nti, started complaining of chest pains and unusual heartbeat as he prepared to perform on Sunday evening.
In an account to the media, the doctor (name withheld) at the hospital said Kofi B was sweating and unusually vomiting when he was admitted.
He noted that the late musician was restless with high body temperature and an unusual blood pressure of 150/120.
Since he had difficulty in breathing, the doctor indicated that he was put on oxygen and given some injection but died around 2-3 am on Sunday.
“His body has been transported to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for storage and autopsy,” he added.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE