A source close to Nana Tuffour, the 66-year-old confirmed his passing to Andy Dosty, host of Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Monday.
Perhaps James Nana Tuffour’s birth on Valentine’s Day in 1954 was his secret rise to stardom.
Popularly known as 99 24 the renowned highlife singer/songwriter rose to fame in an era when intelligence scored substantially more points than good looks.
The ‘Abeiku’ hitmaker spent his childhood in Kumasi.
Growing up, he was surrounded by resourceful relatives which gave him the opportunity to enjoy music from all around the world while at home.
Affectionately called Nana at home, he kicked off his musical journey with one of the country’s best keyboardist Alex Konadu popularly known as ‘one-man thousand.’