“Daasebre Promised to Visit Me in Church Not Long Before His Death” – Lord Kenya Mourns


Narrating his close relationship with the late highlife musician, former hiplife musician, Lord Kenya expresses shock over Daasebre Gyamenah’s death…

Lord Kenya, former hiplife artiste who is now a gospel musician and evangelist has poured out his heart over the demise of high life musician, Daasebre Gyamenah.

Read: High-Life Musician Daasebre Gyamenah’s Death and Burial

Speaking to the media, Lord Kenya expresses shock and great sadness over the death, describing it as sudden and unbelievable. According to Lord Kenya, it has not been long he interacted with the late musician. Kenya, who could not find words to express how he feels said:

“I am still in a state of shock, what else can I say…? It is so unbelievable that a day will come when a brother is not up to 50 years and he will die…”

Talking about how he got to now the late Daasebre, Kenya said he first met him in 1999 on business grounds. It was then that he[Kenya] collaborated with Gyamenah in his debut album, ‘Kokooko’. ‘Kokooko’ was the first major fusion of hiplife and highlife in Ghana and meant a successful career for both musicians.

The now gospel musician explained that he has maintained a cordial relationship with Gyamenah even after his transition from secular to gospel music. He further explained that late Gyamenah promised to visit his church not long ago after hearing what God has been doing in his life. He said late Daasebre was happy for him, knowing fully well that he[Lord Kenya] was once a bad boy.

Lord Kenya who expressed great pain and sadness over the loss, described Daasebre as very humble, sober and reserved.

Expressing dismay over the mass exodus[death] of colleagues this year, the evangelist urged Ghanaian youths, especially celebrities, to remember their creator in the days of their youth. He also stressed that it is important to remember the creator before the end comes.