A report Ghgossip.com has exclusively obtained from a reliable source indicates that musicologist and granny of award-winning rapper, M.anifest, Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia has died.
Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia was a Ghanaian ethnomusicologist and composer. Considered Africa’s premier musicologist, he has been called a “living legend” and “easily the most published and best known authority on African music and aesthetics in the world”, with more than 200 publications and 80 musical compositions to his credit.
One of the fond memories M.anifest had with his late granny was when he interviewed him in January 2017 which was aired on BBC Focus on Africa 9th January, 2017.
He died at the age of 97.