Ebony Reigns was well remembered on her one-week celebration. The day-long event saw celebrities from Ghana’s music industry extend their tributes to the family of the artiste amidst tears and tributes at the St Martin De Porres School at Dansoman in Accra last Sunday, February 18, 2018.
While hundreds of fans and supporters of Dancehall artiste, Ebony Reigns, trooped in to sympathize with the deceased artiste, the family announced that Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, aka Ebony Reigns will be buried in Accra on Saturday, March 17.
The venue is yet to be decided.
Ebony’s death, unfortunately, sparked a wave of controversies as various self-acclaimed prophets laid claims to prophecies they made about the singer’s sudden demise. Already, celebrities and politicians – including President Akufo-Addo and former president Mahama – have all paid tribute to the singer.
The minister of tourism and creative arts has also promised of ensuring that the singer gets a befitting burial.
Ebony, 20, died February 8 along with two others in an accident while returning from Sunyani where she had visited her mother.Franky Kuri, a close pal of Ebony and a dancer, and soldier L/C Francis Atsu Vondee, were the other two victims when the Jeep car they traveled in collided head-on with a VIP bus. The driver of the Jeep survived but is still on hospital admission.
Ebony’s real name is Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng. She was born on February 16th, 1997. Her music career shot to fame after being discovered by music producer and member of Ruff-n-Smooth fame, Bullet. The singer’s first hit was “Dancefloor” which got released with its video in 2015.