An after-event statement from MUSIGA noted: “It must be recalled that the late president appreciated the arts and granted various audiences to the union at different times.
One of the most recent visits was when award winners at the Ghana Music Awards visited him and presented their winning trophies to him.”
The three-day concert witnessed a mix of hiplife, reggae, and highlife genres across the gospel and secular divide.
Some of the artistes who performed over the three-day period included Tic Tac, Akoo Nana, Pope Skinny, Edem, Obour, Pat Thomas, Supt. Kofi Sarpong, Asem, Stay J, Kokoveli, DBlack, DCryme, Nyhiraba Kojo, Adane Best, King David, King Ayisoba, Guy One, Praye, Dadie Opanka, Bessa Simons, CK Mann, AB Crenstil, Ras Caleb, Cheezy Wailer, President, Tinny, Eduwodji, R2Bees and Samini.
Several of them were also at the State House, where the late president was laid in state for two days, to pay their last respect to him.
President Mills died on Tuesday, July 24, which was coincidentally the same day MUSIGA launched its website.
The union immediately put together a tribute song, ‘Y’edi Awrehuo’, which featured an array of musicians such as Kojo Antwi, Abrantie Amakye Dede, Stephanie Benson, Cecilia Marfo, Nacy, Obour, Okyeame Kwame, Samini, Blakk Rasta and Supt. Kofi Sarpong.
The concert was emceed by Lexis Bill and Funny Face and it also witnessed a performance of the ‘Yeedi Awerehuo’ tribute song by the artistes.
Source News One Ghana