R.I.P: Omanhene Pozo

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The once vibrant hiplife rapper, Omanhene Pozo is dead


The musician who had been sick for a while passed in the early hours of Wednesday September 21, 2016.

Barima Sidney, Omahene’s close friend and former member of the defunct Nananom group confirmed the news via his Facebook account.


Omanhene Pozo had been in and out of hospital between November 2015 and February 2016. Doctors admitted him after his condition deteriorated. He was said to be suffering from brain tumour, NYDJLive reported.

Omanhene Pozo was originally part of Nananom, one of the very first Hiplife groups in Ghana. They were vibrant in the late 1990s.

After leaving the group, he pursued a solo career working with Highlife greats like Awurama Badu, Alhaji K. Frimpong and C. K. Mann.


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