From 1999 to 2004, the music group Akyeame was one of the hottest music groups in Ghana. They released banging songs such as ‘Mesan Aba’ featuring Yoggi Doggi and Nana Quame. They also released albums such as ‘Nyansapo’, ‘Ntoaso’ and ‘Apam Foforo’ before finally going solo in 2004.
The music group was made up of Okyeame Kwame and Okyeame Quophi. They were a fantastic group and many many didn’t expect them to break up.
Okyeame Quophi has revealed some shocking incident that happened when they were together and how it nearly took his life.
The rapper now turned radio personality disclosed that he almost lost his life whiles defending Okyeame Kwame. According to him, their relationship goes beyond the ordinary and he will literately take a bullet for Okyeame Kwame if the need be.
Explaining the incident, Okyeame Quophi explained that Okyeame Kwame had borrowed a book from another friend but had failed to return it. The friend, who had failed in all attempts in retrieving the book, then accosted two of them openly and decided to attack Okyeame Kwame.
“He knew I would definitely defend Kwame. As soon as I opened my mouth, he stabbed me in the neck with a shoemaker’s needle. I had to undergo surgery before I could pull out the needle”, he said.
He made these revelations when he was hosted by Lexis Bill on Personality Profile on Joy FM. Asked by the host how he felt when they finally parted their ways to start a solo career, Quophi said it brought tears to his eyes because he was taken by surprise with the breakup.
“I was actually in bed with Kwame even up to the last minute when his single was released, I knew nothing about it.”
“Okyeame Kwame came to Accra to record a single under the pretext of recording for his brothers when they were in the United States.” He concluded