It is with a heavy heart that we report that passing of Ghanaian Highlife legend Alfred Benjamin “A. B.” Crentsil. He passed away in the early hours of Wednesday July 13. He was 78 years old.
The tragic news was confirmed by celebrated sound engineer Fred Kyei Mensah, popularly known as Fredyma.
Fredyna intimated that Crenstil had been battling with a fatal ailment.
Crentsil won numerous Ghanaian music awards, including the Fontomfrom Evergreen Award, a special honor bestowed upon a musician with 15–20 years of continuous music experience.
Some of his hits included Ma Me Ndwene Me Ho, Ye Wo Adze Oye and Juliana.
Tributes for the late legend have poured in from Ghana Twitter.
May the legend of your authebtic Ghana sound continue to inspire generations. Rest well, A. B Crenstil