Hiplife Artistes Mourn Ronnie Coaches

SOme Of the nation’s bestknown hiplife artistes on Thursday November 28, gathered at King Solomon at Dansoman in Accra for the one-week commemoration of the death of Ronnie Coaches, a member of Buk Bak who

died of “heart problems” on Thursday November 21 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The artistes who attended the one-week celebration turned the event

into a lively affair as they mounted the stage one after the other to perform.

A number of hiplife artistes, including friends of Ronnie, were spotted at the ceremony which did not attract a large number of music stakeholders as anticipated.

Some of the artistes present at the ceremony were King david, Samini, Tic Tac, Kontihene, Barima Sidney, K2, JQ and Pop Skinny.

Others were 4X4, okyeame Kwame, nana Agyemang, Regan, Amanda,

Roro, Wanlov, dJ Pefeckt, obour, the 1ST Class Band and a host of others.

Most of the artistes performed and praised Ronnie for his immense contribution to the music industry in ghana.

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Some of the artistes, in a tribute, said Ronnie was a man who showed drive, imagination and positive thinking in all his endeavours.

They said the deceased showed a great deal of interest in music and it was just a delight to watch him sing and perform on stage.

Okyeame Kwame also said “Buk Bak was the second rap group to come out of ghana after Akyeame.

This was in 1997. We did so many shows with him.

I’ve known Ronnie personally since 1997.

Ronnie will be sorely missed by his fans and his dear partner, Prince Bright. May the lord keep his soul in perfect rest.” one of the artistes

told us, “May the good lord grant him a safe haven and keep him in his bosom until we meet again. We, the artistes would forever have him in our memories for his contribution to the music industry.”