Former Manager of the Zylofon Arts Club, Willie Roi is reported dead.
Information we have picked up from some industry players and former colleagues says, Roi passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019.
Willi Roi was a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist. He worked with the top Artistes like, Daddy Lumba, Fela, Sunny Ade, Sunny Okussuns, etc as an Engineer, Producer, Keyboardist.
The Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist’s lifeless body was discovered by security men at the apartment in his office after his long absence since the start of the day.
Security officers noted that the ace musician had not gone out for food as he normally does for several hours which prompted them to storm his office.
They discovered the gory sight of the backbone of Zylofon Media musicians slumped with blood oozing out of mouth.
Police and paramedics in East legon were immediately called to the scene and he was pronounced dead on the scene before his body was transported to the police hospital.
“He returned from a gig around 12 am and moved in straight to his apartment”, a source close to Zylofon Media said.
“According to the security personnel, they had not seen him move out till evening and decided to go check on him only to find out he had passed on with blood oozing out of his mouth. We just brought the body to the police morgue.”
Roi is credited for honing the careers of several musicians in the country as he was the AR manager for Zylofon Media that has top artistes like Shatta Wale, Stonbwoy and Becca. He was also Kumi Guitar’s mentor.