Ebony Reign, 20 year-old rising Ghanaian artiste with real names Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, died in a fatal car accident that happened late Thursday night on the Sunyani-Kumasi road,the police have confirmed.
According to Starr News’ Ashanti regional correspondent Isaac Bediako, two other occupants believed to be military officers on board a Jeep with registration As 497—16 from Sunyani also died in the head-on collision.
A brief history
Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng (born 16 February 1997; known by the stage name Ebony) is a Ghanaian dancehall/Afrobeats artist widely known for her hit songs “Poison” and “Kupe”, she was discovered by Bullet, a member of Ruff n Smooth fame.
Ebony was discovered by renowned musician and entrepreneur Bullet of Ruff n Smooth fame when she sent a recording of her voice and was signed to his Rufftown record label just a day after listening to the recording.
Ebony came out with her first single, “Dancefloor”, in December 2015 with a video and audio release.
The song became a hit on radio landing her nomination for the unsung category at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.
In March 2016 Ebony released her major hit single “Kupe”, which is a household anthem in Ghana and some other African countries.
Ebony was signed to ruff town records and Midas touch Inc.