Music producer, Rab Bakari reportedly dead

music producer rab bakari reportedly dead

Popular music producer, DJ and entrepreneur, Rab Bakari, has reportedly passed away.

The news of his death went viral when Hiplife artiste, Reggie Rockstone, posted a picture of Rab with a prayer and heart emoji.

The DJ and producer died in the Western Region.

Rob Bakari reportedly passed away on Sunday, March 6. Many celebrities who have worked with the Producer for years were taken aback by the news.

Some of them took to Instagram, commenting on Mr Bakari’s last post. The DJ had posted a picture of himself underneath a coconut tree with a sign “The Beach” on it.

Music producer, Rab Bakari reportedly dead

“6th March* I would rather be on ‘The Beach’ this Independence [from the goddam #British monarchy] Day. … 🌚 … 💥 …🤛🏾 #Ghana (Yessir! I’m here!) T-Shirt with the nostalgic Ghana Airways logo courtesy of: @RepublicBarGhana Socks 🇬🇭✊🏾⭐️ courtesy of: @AdinkraRepublic The #Beach courtesy of the town called #Busua + @AsaBaakoFestival 💫,” he captioned the post.

Rab was instrumental in the creation of hiplife music which is the foundation of modern Ghanaian music. He always offered words of encouragement and was instrumental in birthing Asa Baako.

He has hands-on experience as an authentic New York Hip Hop creator, music producer, deejay, corporate person and social media platform advisor.

Rab has also contributed to several platforms such as Okay Africa and Africology. He has also worked for Universal Music Group (USA) for 10+ years in the past.

He has hosted/participated as panels in shows including SXSW Music (USA); Social Media Week (Nigeria); CMJ Music Marathon (USA); Cariforum EU Business Forum (Jamaica); Geekend (USA); Kenya Music Week; WOMEX (Hungary); lectures at New York University (USA), Ghana DJ Awards and AFRIMA (Nigeria).

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