Self-proclaiming King of Dance hall music in Ghana, Charles Nii Armah Mensah, better known as Shatta Wale has eulogized the late Terry Bonchaka to mark the 14th year of the 21-year old musician’s passing.
The “Taking Over” hit maker took to his Instagram account and penned down some very touching words in memory of the artiste.
Shatta Wale praised the late musician for his uniqueness and his trademark way of dressing with a comb always found in his bushy hair.
The “Ayoo” song maker went on to reminisce the famous “Pulele” dance that became very popular and Ghana after it had been introduced by the musician.
The outspoken Dance hall artiste went on to reveal that it was through the efforts of Terry Bonchaka that King Ayisoba launched out as a mainstream artiste.
Shatta Wale who shared a picture of Terry Bonchaka went on to add that the late musician’s style of branding had gone a long way to influence the overall branding of many up and coming musicians.
The award-winning Dance hall artiste went on to reveal that Shaggy had revealed in one of his interviews that he had heard a lot about Terry but during his visit to Ghana, the musician had already passed away.
Recently, mother of the late musician, Mrs Charlotte Adjetey speaking in an interview on Accra-based Hitz FM, revealed that she was suspicious of the circumstances surrounding her son’s death when he was being buried.
She made some explosive revelations and said she was convinced that someone was involved in the death of her beloved son.
Regan Mends who acted as manager for the “Zoozey” hit maker revealed that the 15th anniversary of the musician’s passing was going to be marked with a concert to eulogize the legacy of the musician who died in October 2003 in a fatal car accident.
14 Years since You left Us… TERRY BONCHAKA 💝 Bro, I Miss You Ruff! In Your Era, You were The Only Artist with Different Style of Branding. Your Lyrics were always On Point, Your Style of Dressing and Hairstyle. I always remember That “Comb” in your Bushy Hair, Very Humble, intelligent, Smart and Jovial. Almost All your Songs were my Favorite, Zoozey, Pulele, Ghana Ladies, I’m Aware, Asem ben ni, Eny3 m3ni aar and So On. I loved how you were able to Blend the Local dialects in your Ragga. I can still recall That your Dance “Pulele” One of the most popular Dance in Ghana, And there was no one in Ghana who don’t know how to make this Dance Move. You came very Late But You Left so Early, I wish you were still alive, I wanted to taste the Combination of You And Shatta Wale, The “MENSAH’s” Family, You guyz Would have made this Industry more Interesting. But Unfortunately, You left us Unexpected, I Remember In 2003, When It was announced that, Jamaica Raggae/Dancehell star SHAGGY was Coming to Ghana, Everybody was happy that, You were going to meet your Role Model, But sadly, Shaggy came and you were no where to be found. In one of Shaggy’s Interview in Ghana, He said he has heard alot about you and He wanted to Meet You, But unfortunately He Came too Late and he didn’t meet You. Your Career Was too short, But you still made a huge impact for Ghana Music, Your Style of Branding helped a lot of the young musicians to learn how to brand themselves as artist in their own unique way. Many may not know, But you were the Artist who introduced KING AYISOBA To Ghanaians. You Pushed him to the Mainstream and you made Ghanaians to believe In his Talent. You were the Young Legend Who was Ruling the Industry with your own Style. I Miss You Bro, I really Miss You Here, You were too Young, you were too Young, But Jah Know Best Bro. Rest In Peace Terry Nii Okang Mensah Adjete💝💝💝 YOUR LEGACY LIVES ON…. #TERRY THE #BONCHAKA🙌💕