A musician from Ghana, AB Crentsil. He was one of the top three vocalists from Ghana today. He received numerous accolades for his music in Ghana, including the Fontomfrom Evergreen Award.
To the late Esi Yaaba and Alfred Benjamin Crentsil Sr. in Prestea, Gold Coast (Ghana), AB Crentsil was born in 1943. Prior to his father’s passing, he went by AB junior and dropped the junior from his name.
He attended Takoradi Methodist Primary and Rev. Cleveland Middle School for his elementary and middle school studies, respectively. His father, who was the Works Superintendent of the technical division of the Ghana Railways at Takoradi, hired him as an electrical apprentice when he finished middle school.
Mr. Theodoh introduced Crentsil to the guitar, which he quickly learned to play and began singing along with. Then he recorded CDs and received awards given to Ghana’s top performers.
AB Crentsil Obituary
On July 13, 2022, he passed away. His death’s cause has not yet been disclosed.