Amakye Dede and the Apollo Kings International Band

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Dede's career began in 1975 when he joined the Kumapim Royals as a composer and vocalist and moved to Nigeria. He formed his own band, the Apollo Kings, in 1980. After moving back to Ghana, his solo career…
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Dede's career began in 1975 when he joined the Kumapim Royals as a composer and vocalist and moved to Nigeria. He formed his own band, the Apollo Kings, in 1980. After moving back to Ghana, his solo career blossomed in the late '80s with a series of reggae-influenced highlife albums, becoming a sensation in his home country and an internationally known singer.