I nearly stopped believing in God when I Lost my mother – Obrafour


The death of one’s mother can be a very traumatic experience, especially when you developed a deep connection to her.

The death of a mother could make you devastated enough to make decisions that can prove to be life-altering, it was a similar situation for Ghana’s ‘iconic rapper, Obrafour.  The rap icon has admitted he nearly lost his faith in God following his mothers demise.

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Obrafour has revealed that when he lost his mum at a very tender age, he was in senior high and the pain made him drop out of school and become a ‘kubolor’.

Obrafour also said the event was so traumatic he nearly became an atheist.

In an interview on Suncity FM he said;

“In 1997 my mum sadly passed on when I gained admission at St. Peters in Akwatia to further my education. I dropped out of school following her demise,

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He further said;

“My faith in God went down after my mother died. I started living the ‘kuborlo’ life…It was very painful at that time, but now I know that no matter how situations may be, God can change bad things for better. I regained and renewed my strength in Him [God] and it paved the way for ‘Pae Mu Ka’ to come.”

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Freddie, is a graduate of the University of Ghana. He is a film enthusiast, screenwriter and human rights activist.