Gospel legend Danny Nettey passes on

Renowned Ghanaian gospel artiste, Danny Nettey has died. His manager, Pastor Joseph Gyebi, confirmed the news of his passing to

According to reports, Nettey was found unconscious in the early hours of Friday morning in his home and declared dead at 3am.

He begun his music career with his own group, ‘Danny Nettey and Pals’, which focused on ministry in Secondary Schools and churches.

Nettey released his debut album, ‘Positive Change’, in 1995 which ushered in the contemporary style of gospel music in Ghana and endeared him to many young people back then.

He followed that album with two more, ‘This Time’ and ‘I believe’.

Over the course of his music career, Nettey ministered alongside the likes of Bishop T. D. Jakes, Don Moen, Bebe Winans, Ron Kenoly, Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton, and Alvin Slaughter

He was also known to mentor mainstream gospel artistes in Ghana like Joe Beecham and Nii Okai.

Danny Nettey was recently honoured for his contribution to the gospel music industry at a ceremony in May at the National Theatre.

By: Delali Adogla-Bessa/

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