Top Ghanaian Musicians Who Have Managed to Make Successful Comebacks

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By Naliaka Kitui

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Making a comeback into the music scene after taking a break has never been an easy task. Some musicians fail at it while others are forced to rebrand to make a perfect comeback and fit right into events and current trends. Below is a list of some of such musicians who have managed to make a successful comeback. 


Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda popularly known as MzVee is a Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and R&B musician. She was initially signed by Lynx Entertainment label and won the 2015 New Artiste of the Year award at the Ghana Music Awards. Mzvee took a two-year break from the music scene and she made a comeback in 2020 with a single song titled” sheriff”. She recently released an album dubbed ‘Inveencibe’ and has another one on the way.

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Daddy Lumba

Charles Kwadwo Fosu who is famously known by his stage name, ‘Daddy Lumba’ is one of the few veteran artistes who has been consistent. With 33 albums and counting, Daddy Lumba took a short break from the music scene in 2016 and later made a successful comeback in 2017 after rebranding from Daddy Lumba to DL. His aim for changing his name was to mark a new phase in his musical career and add value to his image and artistry. He will soon be releasing his 34th album titled Nnipa Fon Na Ɛka Nsɛm Fon.

Qweci rebrands to Ded-buddy

Started his music career at the age of 6, Eric Kwasi Okine Turkson also known by his stage name as Ded-Buddy formerly ‘Qweci’, disappeared from the music scene for some time, but later made a successful comeback in 2018, with a remix of his popular ‘Yebesa’ song featuring Kidi. He recently released the ‘Afro-track’ album with 8 songs.

Thomas Pat

He started his musical career in the 1960s and later in the early 1990s he took a long break from the music scene. He later made a successful comeback in June 2015 by releasing his first recording in over a decade. Currently, he is part of a band assembled by multi-instrumentalist Kwame Yeboah and saxophonist Ben Abarbanel-Wolff

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Ghanaian Afrobeats duo, Gallaxy, well known for their single “Woti Ate”, went under the water for some time but later made a massive comeback with one major collaboration with award-winning musician Kelvynboy on the song “Krokromi” released in March 2021. The duo is currently working to better their brand and expand their reach.

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