Yvonne Nelson Eulogized Legendary Obrafour In Popular Memoir

Yvonne Nelson Eulogized Legendary Obrafour In Popular Memoir

Yvonne Nelson , in her so-far popular memoir “I Am Not Yvonne Nelson”, has heaped praises on legendary Ghanaian musician, Michael Elliot Kwabena Okyere Darko, known as Obrafour in the entertainment space, describing his talent as unparalleled.

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The movie star, in her book, described Obrafour as one musician whose music appeals to both the younger and older generation, adding that his music blows her mind because of the musician’s dexterity at using the Twi Language. Yvonne Nelson also called the music legend her all-time favorite singer, briefly speaking about how Obrafour’s music influenced her teenage dream of becoming a musician.

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“As a group, our favorite was Fugees, but my personal favorite was the Ghanaian rapper Obrafour. There was something about his music that blew my mind–the unparalleled depth and dexterity with which he owned the Twi Language in his rap. Obrafour’s music was so rich that the older generation who were not accustomed to hiplife and rap music got drafted into the genre because of his irresistible appeal. I did not have his photos in my room, but, but he was permanently engraved in my heart“, she wrote, in chapter two of her memoir.

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The popular movie personality further wrote about the days she saved money from her feeding allowance just to buy Obrafour’s music.

“I remember how I saved money from my feeding allowance to buy his ‘Pae Mu Ka album’ and learnt every line of each song in that album”

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Rapper Trigmatic also featured in Yvonne Nelson’s book as being the only direct beneficiary of a three-member basic-school musical crew that she belonged to during her days at St. Martin de Porres. This, she said, is because, non of the crew members, except Trigmatic, ended up as a musician.

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