Yes, Nana Hemaa as Ebony was known by family members years of bringing fond memories to music lovers came to an end on that faithful day.
The music diva was returning from Sunyani when she met she untimely death in a gory accident on the Sunyani-Kumasi highway.
Ebony died alongside two others, Franky Kuri and Lance Corporal Vondee Atsu who were also occupants in the vehicle.
Who was Ebony Reigns?
Born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, her parents were Nana Poku Kwarteng and Beatrice Oppong Mathin. She had two siblings; Foriwaa Opoku-Kwarteng and Nana Poku Junior.
How old was she?
Ebony Reigns was born on February 16, 1997, at Dansoman in Accra. Sadly, she died at a ripe age of 21.
She quit high school in pursuit of her music career. She first came to the scene in 2015 with her first single “Dancefloor” and for the next two years she will grow to be one of the best in the industry.
Though she died at a tender age, she took the music world like a storm with her music. She was the toast of many music-loving Ghanaians. Her creativity and talent even in death has gained recognition as she has won many awards posthumously.
Notable among these are the 2018 VGMA Artist of the Year, 2018 VGMA Afro Pop Song of the Year (Sponsor), 2018 VGMA Album of the Year and GMA UK 2018 Artist of the Year.
Although she is no more, most of her songs continue to enjoy regular airplay. Songs such as “Poison” and “Kupe” still enact memory of the music goddess.
Until her death little was known about her atopa life but reports are that she was dating O Gee, a hypeman with RuffTown Records.