“The Musician, according to his manager Papa Loggy, passed away in the Early hours of Friday, 29th July 2016, while he was on admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. His Manager confirmed that his former artiste had not been well for some time now and had been in and out of hospital said Okyeame Kwame “The Rap Doctor” on Kessben FM this morning during an interview with Omanhene Yaw Adu Boakye on our Flagship Programme “MAAKYE”
During the interview with Okyeame Kwame, He recounted the selfless and dedicated attitude of Daasebre to his career during the recording of one of the best Records of Okyeame Kwame “Tintinto” “Working with Daasebre was one of my best moments in my music career”.
“Daasebre will forever remain in our hearts and his contributions to Music in Ghana cannot underrated.”
“Daasebre is Legend who lives On … and he has also paid his dues to the Industry …… Daasebre HMMMMMMMMM”
The Ace highlife Musician, Daasebre Gyamenah is best remembered for his hit highlife songs like It’s okay, Calling, Wakye, Wo Da Enda, Saa Na Etee, How Far, Obaa, Kokooko and Many others.
One other name that the singer has in his “portmanteau” that many of his fans may not know is Abubakar Siddiq.
Daasebre is a Muslim and Abubakar Siddiq is his Islamic name. “Daasebre was born into Islam. His late mother was a Muslim who died when Daasebre was only five years old.
Daasebre was christened as Kojo Gyamenah and as a royal he later added “Daasebre” to distinguish himself from others with the same name.
Later on in his life he adopted the Islamic name in line with his faith.
“As a man of the people, Daasebre does not see why Christians and Muslims should be at each other’s throat over doctrinal differences.
And that is why he has separated his work from his religion to enable him to preach peace and morality to people from different religious backgrounds.
Daasebre Ahoufe Kojo Gyamenah Abubakar Siddiq Rest In Peace