Nana Kwame Ampadu is a highlife music composer, guitarist, and vocalist who is noted for his remarkable storytelling abilities.
Kwame Ampadu, who was born in the Eastern Region’s Obo-Kwahu, founded the famed African Brothers band in 1963.
Nana Kwame Ampadu was well-known across Ghana and beyond. His music is well-liked by both children and adults.
The “Legend,” as he was lovingly known, wrote and sang songs about money, love and marriage, good citizenship, avarice, inebriation, death, commercial driver etiquette, effective parenting, social stratification, and nearly every element of our existence in this country.
He is recognized as the “King of Highlife” for songs such as “Ebi Ti Yie,” “Aku Sika,” “Kofi Nkrabea,” “Obiaa Ba Nnye,” “Woyoo Woyoo,” “Mother,” “Mentumi Ngyae Wo,” “Agartha,” “Aye Se Ye Do Wo,” “Obra,” “Drivers,” “Anibere Nnye,” “O
Nana Ampadu also trained and produced albums for female singers like as Mum B, Akosua Agyapong, Abena Nyanteh, Ama Oforiwah, Rita Owusu, and Stella Tackie in the mid-to-late 1980s.
The cause of death, on the other hand, is uncertain.