Kiki Gyan

Real Name:
Kofi Kwarko Gyan
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Kiki Gyan (born June 7, 1957, Takoradi, Ghana – died June 10, 2004, Ghana), also known as Kiki Djan, was a Ghanaian musician. He was the keyboardist of the band Osibisa which was popular in the 1970's. He also recorded and produced a series of disco records.

Hailed as Africa's answer to Stevie Wonder, Ghanaian multi-instrumental Kiki Gyan was a musical Wunderkind who in the 1970's rose from the lowly status of high school dropout to playing keyboards and touring the world with international supergroup Osibisa. Subsequently he enjoyed a lucrative tenure as an in-demand session player in the top recording studios of London - and all of this before his twenty-first birthday. Out on his own, he produced a series of highly ambitious disco records aimed at positioning him as an international star, but weighed down by the excesses of the era. He died impoverished, a victim of AIDS and drugs-related complications.
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Albums

SRL 910.017 Kiki Gyan - Afro Reggae album art Kiki Gyan Afro Reggae (Album) P.V.P. Records SRL 910.017 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
BLP 003 Kiki Gyan - Feeling So Good album art Kiki Gyan Feeling So Good (Album) Boom Records (6) BLP 003 UK 1979 Sell This Version
TOP 001 Kiki Gyan - Feelin' Alright album art Kiki Gyan Feelin' Alright (Album) Top Records (21) TOP 001 Nigeria 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PVPS 530 Kiki Gyan - Just One Night album art Kiki Gyan Just One Night(7", Single) P.V.P. Records PVPS 530 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
SRS 510.037 Kiki Gyan - Doing My Thing album art Kiki Gyan Doing My Thing(7", Single) Dureco SRS 510.037 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version

Compilations

SNDWCD0047P Kiki Gyan - 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82 album art Kiki Gyan 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82 (Comp) Soundway, Soundway SNDWCD0047P UK 2012 Sell This Version