Highlife Legend AB Crentsil Dies at 79



Information we have gathered suggests that highlife legend popularly known as AB Crentsil has died.

Born Alfred Benjamin Crentsil , The ” Moses ” crooner  died in the early hours of July 13,2022.

AB Crentsil was 79 years old when he died.

We will keep you updated with detailed information concerning his death.

Read more about AB Crentsil 

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.

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He was always known as AB Junior until his father died in 1984 when he assumed the AB Crentsil name without the junior.

His primary and middle school education was the Takoradi Methodist Primary and Rev Cleveland Middle School respectively. After his middle-school examinations, AB worked as an electrical apprentice under his father, who was Works Superintendent of the technical branch of Ghana Railways at Takoradi.

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While in middle school, Crentsil was introduced to the guitar by Mr. Thedoh.

A.B. Crentsil became proficient in playing guitar and started singing along when playing it. He was simultaneously working as an electrician and playing with the Strollers Band owned by one Kwesi Donkor.


Highlife legend AB Crentsil Crentsil has played with the El Dorados, the Sweet Talks – which latter group in the 1970s, under the joint leadership of Crentsil and Smart Nkansah, were the resident band at The Talk Of The Town Hotel in Tema, with Crentsil as lead singer — and then finally the Ahenfo Band.

Crentsil opened a 16-track recording studio in 1990. “Devil” is among his best-known songs. Crentsil continues to release new albums and to win the accolades that are awarded to top musicians in Ghana.

Source: hello-gh.com

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