‘Rest in the bosom of Jesus, brother’ – Nathaniel Bassey shocked by the death of KODA

The music community in Ghana and across Africa is currently mourning the loss of the talented gospel artist known as KODA.

KODA, whose real name is Kofi Owusu Dua Anto, was not only a renowned musician in Ghana but also a prominent figure in the African gospel music scene as a whole.

His ability to creatively express his faith through music, merging traditional gospel themes with contemporary sounds, captivated audiences far and wide.

The news of his sudden passing has left fans and fellow musicians reeling from the shock and grappling with the reality of his absence.

Numerous tributes have poured in from fans, colleagues, and industry professionals, highlighting the impact that KODA had on the industry and the lives of those who knew him.

Nigerian music icon Nathaniel Bassey, in particular, expressed his disbelief and sorrow at the news, referring to KODA as one of Ghana’s and Africa’s finest musicians.

Upon hearing the news, he wrote on Instagram: “Rest in the bosom of Jesus, Brother. One of Ghana’s and Africa’s finest. The sheer shock of His passing kept me from posting this yesterday, as I couldn’t come to terms with the sad news.

His unique and creative expression of the gospel through music stood out. And can remember once talking about His music here. You will be missed KODA.”