Ghanaian Highlife legend, Alfred Benjamin Crentsil, who was known in showbiz as AB Crentsil has passed on at the age of 79.
The death of the celebrated musician was confirmed by Sound Engineer, Fred Kyei Mensah who is popularly known as Fredyma. He confirmed the heartbreaking news on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in a Facebook post. In the Facebook post, he wrote, “FAREWELL AB CRENSTIL. The original composer and singer of the famous and controversial songs, ‘Moses and Atia’, AB Crenstil, has died! He had a stint with a lot of bands before joining the Sweet Talks Band with Smart Nkansah and then his own band, Ahenfo. His hit songs, ‘Juliana and Obi ba wiase’, cannot be forgotten.”
Speaking in an exclusive interview with GhanaWeb, Fredyma intimated that the veteran singer had been sick for some time now. Loads of tributed continue to pour in for the late composer. @Adadziewaa_ Rest In Absolutely Peace Uncle AB Crentsil. I have enjoyed every moment we have shared together. May The Lord Keep Your Happy Soul In Safe Place @TheRealBolaRay We have lost a great man!! RIP Sir @the_marcoli_boy RIP AB Crentsil. Gone But Never Forgotten @JojoDada13 Highlife Musician AB Crentsil has passed on today at the age of 79, after a short illness. He was the composer of hit songs like Moses, I Go Pay You Tomorrow, Ayen, Obi Baa Wiase, Odo Ye, Gyae Me Life Ma Me, Ye Wo Adze a Oye and Angelina. May his soul rest in peace. #abcrentsil RVideo stirs massive reactions from Ghanaians @EmmanuelAyamga_ One of the all-time greats. Rest well, AB Crentsil ❤️‍ .


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