It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Mustapha Rahman, better known as Rudebwoy Ranking, a popular Ghanaian Dancehall musician.
According to reports, Rudebwoy Ranking passed away on April 24th, 2023. He was a resident of Nima and had been promoting the Dancehall genre for many years. He was also considered a founding member of the Dancehall artists in Ghana and was known for his unique style of patois.
Rudebwoy Ranking had collaborated with several significant artists in Ghana, including EL, Episode, Luther, and Ras Kuuku, among others. However, before his demise, he had lost much of the limelight that he had once enjoyed. Several fans had forgotten about him and were unsure why the Dancehall artist had disappeared from the music industry for a few years.
His last social media post was on Instagram on the 28th of March, 2023. It is said that Rudebwoy Ranking died after battling an undisclosed ailment. He passed away at the Ridge Hospital in Accra.
As per Islamic traditions of burying the deceased early, Rudebwoy was laid to rest at the Madina cemetery on the same day he passed away, April 24th, 2023. His contribution to the Ghanaian music industry will be sorely missed, and we offer our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.