Akosua Agyapong

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Akosua Agyapong (also spelled Agyepong; born 17 November 1969), is a Ghanaian female highlife singer and television personality.

EARLY LIFE

Akosua Agyapong was born on 17 November 1969 in Accra, Ghana, to Asante and Akyem parents. She had her secondary education at the Holy Child High School in Cape Coast

MUSICAL CAREER

Agyapong began singing at an early age and was discovered by highlife artiste Nana Ampadu in the 1990s. She is regarded as a highlife legend. In 1992 she formed the Highlife Supergroup NAKOREX together with fellow Highlife artists Nat Brew and Rex Omar, the group’s name being an acronym made up of the first letters of each member’s name and released the song ‘Kpanlogo’.

Her first album was, ‘Frema’ which was released on January 1, 1990. The ‘Frema’ album had songs full of inspiration like ‘Me ye Obaa’ which became an instant hit , ‘Born again’, ‘Anan tuo’, ‘San be hwe wo mba’ among others.

After the success of her album, she met Nat Brew and Rex Omar, who inspired her to release her subsequent album entitled ‘Esiwa’, another instant hit. It was Akosua Agyapong second album. After NAKOREX, she went into a long hiatus and later resurfaced as a gospel artist, she is simply unpredictable. Akosua has five albums to her credit, one in collaboration with NAKOREX and another as a member of NAKOREX. She was honored in August 2019 at event dubbed “Celebrating Akosua Adjepong [email protected]”. This was to celebrate her for having chalked 30 years as an artiste.

MARRIED LIFE

Amandzeba Nat Brew officially began to date her in 1994 and they got married a couple of years later. She is now married to Prophet Daniel Asamoah-Larbi, after a divorce with Amanzeba Nat Brew of NAKOREX fame.

She is blessed with six children.