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date: 19 October 2020

Antwi, Kojolocked

(c. 24 Nov. 1958/59– ), musician,
  • Jeremy Rich

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was born in Accra, Ghana. Antwi was very private about his parents and early life, to the point he was careful not to reveal the exact year of his birth. Antwi’s parents had little interest in music. His father was a mechanic and parts maker/modifier. Antwi managed to graduate from primary school, and passed examinations to enter secondary school. However, his family lacked the money to pay for school for some time. He did managed to eventually enroll in St. Paul’s Technical School in Kukurantumi. Although Antwi had planned on becoming an engineer, his singing prowess caught the attention of Ogyatana, among other groups. In 1977 Antwi joined the Bloom Talents whose manager viewed Antwi as a potential star In the group Antwi mastered the songs and styles of leading musicians such as Nana Ampadu and Pat Thomas Within a year he joined the group Classique Handels which after ...

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