Mahama mourns Ebony – ‘Maame Hwe’ is my favourite song’

Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed grief over the demise of Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Ebony Reigns.

Mr Mahama took to his Facebook wall on Friday, February 9 to express his condolences. He said Ebony was “a talented life cut short”.

According to him, Ebony’s ‘Maame Hwe’ is his favourite song on domestic violence.

The multiple award-winning musician died in a car crash on 8 February 2018. Ebony, who was returning from Sunyani after a visit to her mum. Her jeep head-on collided with a VIP bus and she died on the spot.

Ebony died along with two other passengers in her car: a young lady and a military man.

The driver of the jeep, however, survived and is receiving treatment.

Ebony, known in private life as Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was discovered by renowned musician Bullet of Ruff n Smooth fame when she sent a recording of her voice and was signed to his Rufftown record label just a day after listening to the recording.

Ebony came out with her first single, “Dancefloor”, in December 2015. The song became a hit on radio landing her nomination for the unsung category at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards. In March 2016, Ebony released her major hit single “Kupe”.

Her latest song “Maame Hwe” is enjoying massive airplay across the country.



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