What happened to Rudebwoy Ranking? Everything we know so far about his death

Rudebwoy Ranking, Ghanaian music artist passed away
Rudebwoy Ranking, Ghanaian music artist passed away


Rudebwoy Ranking, the famous Ghanaian musician passed away on April 24, 2023. Let’s see what happened to the musician and his cause of death in detail.

What happened to Rudebwoy Ranking?

Mustapha Abdul Rahman aka Rudebwoy Ranking, a well-known Ghanaian reggae and dancehall artist, has reportedly passed away. 

It was reported that the musician passed suddenly on April 24, 2023, at the Ridge Hospital in Accra, where he had been admitted for treatment.  

Prince Gabriel Kwabena Asamoah confirmed this sad news on social media and the statement reads,

My Day Was Going On Smoothly Until I heard this Saddest News The Departure of my Godfada Rudebwoy Ranking Ruddest Boss Who was always Here Pushing Ghana music to the worldwide

I Was not Expecting such a Blow from You Rudeboy Ranking ,And I was Hoping you’ll get Back On Your Feet, We’ve Lost You This bad.. it’s very Bad.. you were here all this while …So why so Soon Bro…

I’m just hoping someone will jux Tap Me on the Shoulder, Wake me up and tell me it just a Dream..Awwww Bro Mustapha Abdulrahaman I’m sorry..We’re Sorry May God Grant you a Safe Place

He was remembered for his famous songs like Pain dem, Make Money, Knockout, Yaro, Jah over Dem, Too Know, Wine Up, Turn me on, Smoke My Sorrow.

Who was Rudebwoy Ranking?

Rudebwoy Ranking, whose real name, is Mustapha Rahman was a Ghanaian national who was born and raised in Africa.

Rudebwoy Ranking songs occasionally top the hit list. Since 2014, he has frequently led Ghana’s dancehall music charts. He became one of Ghana’s top musicians as a result of his passion for and commitment to music.

The Rudebwoy Ranking stage fits the sound of his songs. The musician turns delicate social topics into catchy but powerful lyrics. He also uses dancehall-reggae sounds to make them flow easily.

He has collaborated with a number of well-known Ghanaian artists, including Luther, Episode, Samini, Edem, Ras Kuuku, Shatta Wale, and Samini.

Rudebwoy Ranking Ruddest boss career:

The dancehall star Rudebwoy was born on March 18, 1991. He developed his dancehall skills while living in the Nima ghetto in Accra, Ghana.

In 2015, he started appearing at dancehall events all throughout the nation. The musician won the 2015 Bass Awards’ Discovery Of The Year honor. Then, on September 12, 2016, he released Elevation-Time, his debut album.

At the 2016 Hausa Music prizes, Rudebwoy was nominated for seven prizes and took home five of them, including Fan Base of the Year, Dancehall Artist of the Year, Collaboration of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year. 

He maintains lengthy dreadlocks that occasionally alternate between black, maroon, and brown. He was known by his stage name, Rudebwoy Ranking who on social media frequently mentions his buddies in posts. His fans notice his generosity.

Rudebwoy Ranking Songs:

The hit song Smoke My Sorrow by Rudebwoy Ranking was released on May 31, 2014. Because marijuana does not automatically turn a user into a bad person, it urged society not to judge marijuana users harshly.

In 2014, the Dambanza song received a tonne of media coverage and exposure. The subject of this upbeat Hausa song is “a good-for-nothing person.”

Holy Ghost Fire, which was released on September 30, 2015, has stunning dancers in the Gbelemo song of 2017. It discusses justice, freedom, and righteousness. 

On June 3rd, 2018, Rudebwoy Ranking’s single Jah Over Dem was released by Bullhaus Entertainment. It conveyed the artist’s fervent belief in God and inspired the listener to put their faith in the Almighty under trying circumstances.

On June 29, he dropped Dawg, and on July 5, 2021, he posted the Birdman song. These songs are still available in audio format.

His other songs include Dambanza, Original Rudebwoy, Gbelemo, Holy Ghost Fire, Don’t Cry, Deh Ah Road, Coco, Forever ft. Medikal, Informer ft. Raga Afrika, Enter, Boby, Forking Money Maker, Blind Fi Dem, Why Me (Warning), Pain Dem, Wash Your Face (Bangr Riddim), One Man Millitant.

Rudebwoy Ranking cause of death:

Rudebwoy Ranking passed away after becoming ill for some time. He died after an undisclosed illness on Monday morning. 

Ghana Music reported the passing of the music artist and the statement reads,

RIP Rudebwoy Ranking. He gave us one of the best Reggae songs of the last decade. #GhanaMusic

According to Joy Entertainment sources, the musician died on Monday morning at the age of 33.

The musician’s family has not yet made any public statements, but the music industry is in mourning, and many people have posted tributes with pictures of him on social media.

The songs “Jah Over Dem,” “No Drama,” “Yaro,” “Level Up,” and “My Time” are among Rudebwoy Ranking’s repertoires.  

Numerous tributes have been left on various social media sites, and many people have expressed shock at the passing of Ranking, a Dancehall musician who was once signed to Bullhaus Entertainment. 

Tributes to Rudebwoy Ranking:

Kendrick Yehowada Meek posted,

Heaven will welcome you Angel,Ranking. Your departure is unceremonious but the almighty Allah knows best. I will sorely miss you Ruddest Boss.

Twilight tweeted,

Rudebwoy Ranking is no more, may he Rest in Peace

Jennifer Mensah posted,

It’s confirmed…. One of the Baddest Dancehall artiste in Ghana is gone.!! ..Ruddest Boss
Rest well SOJA .! Hmm
Jah knows

Dr Sneaker Nyame tweeted,

Ghanaian dancehall musician Rudebwoy reported dead! Sad Monday.

MUSE AFRICA tweeted,

Ghanaian Dancehall Singer Rudebwoy Ranking reported dead. Thoughts and prayers to his family at this difficult time.


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