Paapa Yankson: Son fights for state burial for highlife legend

Son of highlife legend, Paapa Yankson, Silas Yankson  is fighting for State Burial for his father for his contribution to the Ghana Music Industry and the country in general.

Paapa Yankson aged 73 died in his residence at Dansoman in Accra on Friday after battling illness for some time.

Silas in an interview indicated that “My father saved the highlife music of Ghana therefore took the genre to places around the world and will call on the government to give his father a state burial “.

He mentioned that his father needs to be honoured by the country he served and marketed through his music throughout the world.

Paapa Yankson will be remembered for songs such as Wiase Mu Nsem, Show Your Love, Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame, and Tena Menkyen.



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