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AB Crenstil confirmed dead

Veteran Ghanaian highlife musician, Alfred Benjamin popularly known as AB Crenstil has kicked the bucket.

Veteran Ghanaian Highlife musician AB Crenstil

The veteran Ghanaian highlife musician was confirmed dead today, Wednesday, 13th July.

Cause of death is unknown yet but it is believed the ‘Moses’ hitmaker has been unwell for sometime now.

AB Crenstil is the original composer and singer of the famous and controversial songs, ‘Moses’ and ‘Atia’.

He had a stint with a lot of bands before joining the Sweet Talks Band with Smart Nkansah and then his own band, Ahenfo.

He his a multiple hitmaker with lots of Ghanaian and international hits songs to his credit.

‘Juliana’, ‘I go pay you tomorrow’, ‘Devil’, ‘Angelina’, ‘Adwoa’, ‘Ye wo adze oye’, ‘Highlife disco’ are some of the many hit songs he produced.

Alfred Benjamin Crentsil Jr was born in Prestea, Gold Coast (present-day Ghana), to the late Alfred Benjamin Crentsil Sr and Esi Yaaba in 1943. He was always known as AB junior until his father died in 1984, when he assumed the AB Crentsil name without the junior.

AB loved playing his guitar and was actively playing shows until his sudden illness leading to his demise.

Source: Fredrick Kofi Deladem Dro (Talking GH)

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