Ebony Reigns was finally laid to rest over the weekend at the Osu Cemetery, following her final rites at the forecourt of the State House in Accra in one of the most memorable funerals in Ghanaian showbiz history.
Everything about this death has been a massive tragedy and nothing brought that home like the funeral as a young 21 year old was buried just on the cusp of what would have been one of the best careers this country has ever seen.
Numerous tributes have been released for Ebony attempting to capture the tragedy of losing such a young soul and Hammer of the Last Two has dropped what we believe to be the best tribute yet.
‘Remember Ebony’, by the music producer who has arguably groomed the most talents than any other in his field, was released last week prior to the funeral.
After listening to it we see it as one of the best tributes ever, with Hammer showing his legendary production nous on a single which ended up as unconventional as it is good.
‘Remember Ebony’ doesn’t gather numerous artists on one song but manages to get the same message across, utilizing soundbites surrounding the momentous occasion of Ms Reigns’ passing as well and deploying ‘Hammer beats’ which tug at the heartstrings.
The single relies on vocals from the immensely talented Worlasi and a stirring spoken word performance from US based Ghanaian poet Poetress Alpha.
Alpha nails the pain and emotional drain of the loss as well as the deep rooted hypocrisy of Ghanaian society in dealing with Ebony ante and post mortem.
The tributes have dropped but easily the best one came from the Last Two and in case you missed it you should check it out below…
Hammer — Remember Ebony [Download]