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 terrible news was confirmed by people in the entertainment world and the Empowerment Worship Center, where he worked as a junior pastor.
Although the cause of death has not been determined, the rapper had been suffering from kidney problems for several years. OJ Blaq was diagnosed with this condition in 2021 and required dialysis therapy.
Even though he appeared to be getting better and becoming more active, he dropped a lot of weight, which concerned many people.
OJ Blaq was well-known for his unique rhyming style and for addressing critical issues 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 a number of further albums and singles, including the hit “Chalewote.”
He was also a popular actor who appeared in many Ghanaian films, including the popular ‘Suncity’ TV series.