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Dan Dede & The Apollo Kings International Band

b. Dan Amakye Dede, 1957, Agogo, Asante, Ghana. Before getting into his solo profession using the Apollo Kings in 1980, Dede got caused the Kumapim Royals from 1975 onwards as their composer and vocalist. It had been with them that he gained the nickname ‘Expensive Boy’. The Apollo Kings had been shaped in Nigeria and continued to be there throughout their early profession, experiencing a hit solitary with ‘Jealousy’ (sung in pidgin British). He shifted back again to Ghana in 1986 after experiencing local achievement with ‘Kose Kose’, and his recognition increased. Many albums, enormously well-known in Ghana but badly distributed elsewhere, possess showcased his capability to blend highlife acoustic guitar and reggae rhythms without stripping either music of its power.

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