Ghanaian musician Kofi Boakye Yiadom, known in showbiz as Kofi B has died after performing at a concert in the central part of the country.
The singer reportedly started complaining of chest pains and unusual heartbeat after his performance at a concert in the town of Cape Coast.
Health officials said when he was rushed to the hospital, he was sweating and vomiting.
Despite efforts to keep him alive the singer died at 3 am local time on Sunday.
Kofi B has celebrated in Ghana as being among those who contributed to Ghanaian highlife genre.
On social media, Ghanaians have been reacting to his death.
Very sad to hear of the passing of one of the most talented musicians I managed from day one. Kofi B was an exceptionally talented musician and it was a delight spending time with him in the studio with Ofori Amponsah at the turn of the last millennium.
Sleep well B! pic.twitter.com/WtQf2jPV6y
— simply_KOD (@simply_kod) February 2, 2020
Kofi B😭😭 One of the true crooners of our time. Recall our chat a few months ago. He spoke passionately about farming and https://t.co/mtmJ4CmV2n outside of music. Hmmmm. RIP
— Godfred Akoto Boafo (@eastsportsman) February 2, 2020
The thing go me oh…. Heerrh! We never heard of your sickness KOFI 💔💔💔💔💔💔 Rest well, KOFI B💔 pic.twitter.com/uM9LKKTsmq
— YAW GYAMFI ABABIO (@Gyamfi_Ababio) February 2, 2020
Kofi B gone? Wow …. wow.
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