Dr Paa Bobo is dead

BY: Graphic Showbiz / Ghana


Highlife  musician; Dr. Paa Bobo has died after battling with sickness at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for some weeks now. He passed away at about 2:00 pm last Saturday.

Real name, Kwaku Agyapong Danemah, Dr.Paa Bobo was born in 1951 at Akyem Maase in the Eastern Region. He started his music career in 1968 when he played with Ghana’s ace guitarist, Smart Nkansah. 

He used the opportunity to learn how to play the guitar which later became his identity in the later years of his career. After years of stewardship under Smart Nkansa, he formed his own band in Nigeria.

Dr. Paa Bobo has worked with Okukuseku International Band, All Brothers Band, the Kusum Agoromma of the Ghana Drama Studio and Smart Nkansah. 

He is the only African musician to have recorded two hit albums with the Decca Nigeria band in two hours. Dr. Paa Bobo has 40 albums to his credit and will be most remembered for the popular Osobro Kyee song.