King Ayisoba performed for Mr Rawlings

Award-winning Ghanaian traditional kologo-stringing musician, King Ayisoba, called on former President Jerry John Rawlings on Thursday, 3 September 2020.

Accompanied by his band and some family members, King Ayisoba described the former President as a mentor.

Ayisoba, born Albert Apoozore, livened up the meeting with a rendition of his hit song ‘I want to see you my father’, which got the former President to thump his feet in rhythmic movement.

Born in north-eastern Ghana, King Ayisoba started learning the two-string lute, the kologo, as a small child from his traditional healer grandfather. As a young man, he moved to Accra where he scored a massive hit with his song, ‘I want to see you my father,’ a raw kologo-driven song that cut through the standard popular genre of hiplife, highlife and hip-hop.

By Media1

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