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Musician OJ Blaq dies at 40

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ghanaian musician and actor, Andy Nii Akrashie, popularly known as OJ Blaq has passed on at the age of 40.

He passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2023.

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but the rapper had been battling kidney disease for several years. Back in 2021, OJ Blaq was diagnosed with this illness and had to get dialysis treatment.

OJ Blaq was famous for his special way of rapping and for talking about important things in his music.

He began his music career in the early 2000s and released his debut album, “The Blaq Mixtape” in 2006. He went on to release several more albums and singles, including his hit song “Chalewote”.

He was also a well-liked actor and appeared in many Ghanaian movies, including the famous 'Suncity' TV series.