It has been confirmed that Gospel Legend Danny Nettey has died. At the moment the cause of his death has not been known. According to reports, Nettey was found unconscious in the early hours of Friday morning.
Reports gotten from the family of the deceased, suggest that Nettey did not suffer any ailment before his death. Nettey was said to be hale and hearty hours before his death. He had had prayers with his family before retiring to bed only to be found unconscious later at dawn. The family reportedly rushed him to the hospital, where the doctor pronounced him dead.
Daniel Nettey was born in Accra. His is said to have developed the love for music at a very tender age. He attended high school at Accra Academy where he became the Music director and also the President of the local Scripture Union Fellowship.
His music career kick-started when he started his own group “Danny Nettey and Pals”. The group which practised evangelism through their music took gospel to schools and ministered in churches across West Africa through the word and song ministration.
His music is mostly a blend of gospel, smooth R&B, inspirational pop, and contemporary worship. He is described by his colleagues as a man full of the Holy Spirit’s power and passion for Gospel music. He is known as one of the pioneers of Gospel music in Ghana.
He was also known for writing songs for most gospel artistes in the country. Danny Nettey has three albums to his credit- ‘Positive Change’, ‘This Time’ and ‘I believe’. Some of his songs include ‘I believe, My all 2 u, I am the Lord, I will never leave, It’s not hard, Revive us, God’s eyes on Africa, I will worship, Sanctify me, Hold on, In Your presence, Thank you’, to mention a few.