Rapper Kwaw Kese has announced an upcoming concert in memory of his late manager Fennec Okyere ahead of his burial this weekend.
The concert dubbed “FENNEC OKYERE MEMORIAL CONCERT” is set to take place on Friday April 25, 2014 at the forecourt of Fennec’s residence located at Manet Gardens on the Spintex Road.
In an exclusive interview with Kwaw Kese this afternoon he said “The family and funeral committee have agreed that there will be no wake keeping on Friday so we want to use that opportunity to celebrate the short but impactful life on my boss, my friend and business partner Fennec Okyere”.
He explained that the event which is being organized by Mad Time Entertainment and the funeral committee has been set aside strictly for the entertainment industry because according to Kwaw that is truly where Fennec belonged before his tragic death.
Kwaw disclosed that this is something he is personally organizing as part of the final funeral rite so he is throwing an open invitation to the entire entertainment industry i.e.: The media, artiste mangers, Producers, musicians, movie stars, soccer stars, Fennec’s business partners in the industry and anybody who wants to show their last respect to his backbone and late manager.
He said the stage will be set by 8pm on Friday evening for any artiste who wants to show solidarity by way of musical performances, poetry recitals, dancing, and reading of tributes of any kind and people from the entertainment industry can also share their individual experiences with Fennec on stage.
“We will do our own version of wake keeping and stay awake till Saturday morning for Fennec”, Kwaw Kese emphasized.
Fennec’s burial service will take place on Saturday April 26, 2014 at the forecourt of Accra International Trade fair Centre.
His body will be laid in state briefly from 7am to 9am on the same Saturday morning for friends, well-wishers and love ones to file pass and view to show their last respect before the body will finally be carried for a private burial after the service.
On Sunday April 27, family and close friends will attend a thanksgiving service after which they will proceed to his Manet Gardens residence on the Spintex Road to conclude the funeral.
According to the family there will be no special cloth for the funeral dress is anything black.