As is tradition, Ghanaians are celebrating the life of late Dancehall artiste Ebony Reigns on the anniversary of her death.
Every year since her passing, fans take to social media to share memorable moments of the artiste during her time with the hashtag ‘EbonyLivesOn’.
From fan videos, interviews to stage performances, social media is flooded with footage of the late RuffTown Records artiste.
Others share pictures of Ebony, her friend Frankie and the soldier who died with her in the accident that occurred on February 8 on the Kimtampo road.
See some tributes below:
Within few years a young Ebony had become the first woman ready to win VGMA artiste of the year. She ended chaw careers and even silenced the guys. The potential was the ‘World Class Level’ 🔥🔥. Could even do dancehall and understood showbiz 👸. #ElectionPetition #EbonyLivesOnY— Harriet Tubman 🇬🇭 Yaa Asantewaa 🇬🇭Nanny 🇬🇭 (@DarlingKof1) February 8, 2021
She was one of the best things to happen to Ghana Music Industry. I feel she would have won a BET if she was alive.— Foto Copy (@fotocopymusic) February 8, 2021
As for the soldier, he was an unsung HERO we all overlooked. Every musician needs a security and this guy laid his life down.#RIPFranky#RIPVONDEE#EbonyLivesOnY pic.twitter.com/GxlJQwvyIi
Yesterday I suddenly started singing Ebony’s songs,I haven’t listened to any of her songs for about two years now,I’m presently out of GH, so I didn’t even hear it anywhere,it just came to mind,I checked the date and remembered that it’s been 3yrs already 😭😭#EbonyLivesOnY pic.twitter.com/tg1uxDWFFf— Tacha’s last born (@Glowrie10) February 8, 2021
#EbonyLivesOnY awwww Ebony hmmm. Charlie life di3 so oh. I swear we for prepare for whatever….— Worldbank_Ambassador (@mofph) February 8, 2021
Ebony did a lot for Gh music industry. She fought hard to unite all female artists#EbonyLivesOnY— BidiewuraBa Panin😎😷 (@bidiewuraba) February 8, 2021
If Ebony were to be alive,trust me we would have enojoyed more better musics quraaaaaa.. #EbonyLivesOnY— iamwuly (@WulyJones) February 8, 2021
Ebony reminds me of Terry Bonchaka.They both died at a young age through road accident. Their death really hit the whole nation,No one has been able to replace them till now #EbonyLivesOnY— iamwuly (@WulyJones) February 8, 2021
#EbonyLivesOnY my girl still resting in the bossom of her maker. The 90 Badgal still lives on. Exactly 3yrs today Nana Hemaa passed on. Her tragic death can’t be forgotten so soon. RIPP Ohemaa pic.twitter.com/PAXrsqZ1p4— GhTrendingLinks (@ghtrendinglinks) February 8, 2021
Once upon a time, there lived a Queen with a powerful voice and great stage craft.— Happy 98.9 FM (@HAPPY989FM) February 8, 2021
Her voice was so heartwarming and soothing that three years after her passing, she still lives on in our hearts. #EbonyLivesOnY pic.twitter.com/4Tppe6f73F
Exactly 3yrs ago today, February 8, 2018, Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng a.k.a Nanahemaa, Ghanaian songstress (star), aka stage name Ebony Reigns @ebony_reigns met her untimely death through an accident whilst returning from Sunyani to Accra— Ghblogspot🇬🇭 (@TemaBorgaInTech) February 8, 2021
Congratulations Queen Ghana #EbonyLivesOnY pic.twitter.com/gc7zSwuEX1
Charlie the day Ebony die the way kat boys make basaaa as we dey first year deeeir sloow kraaa.— 🐯SALTPOND TIGERWOOD 🐯 (@Arthurockgh) February 8, 2021
Na Ebony for come wena Freshers program wey she no come wey we sana hear say she go.
E go me pass the standard she set for female artists really be high waaa#EbonyLivesOnY
#EbonyLivesOnY : Remembering Ebony Reigns— Maiestas Ⓜ️ (@Ebenezer_Peegah) February 8, 2021
Ebony Reigns knew how to keep Ghana singing, whether a sing along song or a club banger, our princess had songs we loved.#CitiCBS #EbonyLivesOnpic.twitter.com/DzjA6t0Oim
Meanwhile, father of Ebony, Nana Opoku Kwarteng says he is yet to meet the only survivor of the accident that claimed his daughter’s life.
In an inverview on Happy FM he said meeting the driver of her daughter’s jeep is the only way he can get the full details of what actually took place on the Sunyani road but all efforts have proved futile.
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