Ghanaian Highlife legend, Alfred Benjamin Crentsil, professionally known as AB Crentsil has passed away at the age of 79 years.
The death of the celebrated singer was reported by the sound engineer, Fred Kyei Mensah better known as Fredyma and later confirmed by Starrfm sources.
The singer’s death happened on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
The “FAREWELL AB CRENSTIL. The original composer and singer of the famous and controversial songs, ‘Moses and Atia, AB Crenstil, has died! He had a stint with a lot of bands before joining the Sweet Talks Band with Smart kansah and then his own band, Ahenfo. His hit songs, ‘Juliana and Obi ba wiase’, cannot be forgotten,” the post
A. B. Crentsil was born in the year, 1943. He is considered one of the “big three” contemporary Ghanaian vocalists.
Throughout his career, he won numerous Ghanaian music awards, including the Fontomfrom Evergreen Award, a special honor bestowed upon a musician with 15–20 years of continuous music experience
Some of his popular songs are “I Go Pay You Tomorrow”, “Papa Samo”, “Moses,” ‘Juliana’, ‘Atia’, ‘Angelina’, ‘Ayen, Devil’, ‘Adwoa’, ‘Adam & Eve’, and many others.