Ghanaian craftsman, Emmanuel Apraku prominently known as Ray Styles is dead.
This was declared by TV and radio character, Giovanni Caleb today on his Twitter page.
The demise of the craftsman follows a very long time of fight with liver malignant growth.
Sources inside his family additionally state he passed on in India, where he had been moved for treatment.
Photos of the gifted craftsman looking wiped out and defenseless had hit online media in August 2020, causing to notice his pressing requirement for medical procedure.
As per sources, Emmanuel Apraku needed £40,000 to provide food for the two his medical procedure and therapy.
While a GoFundMe account was set up on Wednesday, August 19 to raise $55,000 to help Emmanuel, a tweet through his handle said the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo had given $20,000 to help spread the expense of his treatment.
The advancement brought about certain big names taking to their web-based media stages to request assets for the capable youngster.
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Through the community oriented exertion of online media clients and VIPs his family had the option to raise assets past the focused on £40,000 required for the medical procedure.
Be that as it may, he supposedly passed on in the wake of being in India for three weeks.
History of Emmanuel Apraku
Conceived in 1989, the 31-year old was the most youthful of four kin. He was raised exclusively by his mom, after the demise of his dad, Mr. Paul Apraku when he was eight years of age.
Spending his essential years at Accra New Town Experimental School, he went to Accra Academy between 2003 to 2006 where he earned the moniker Ray Styles
He at that point continued to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Art, and graduated with a lone wolf of craftsmanship degree in correspondence plan.
Being the child of an incredible specialist, Ray ascribes his normal style to his late dad who in his time made a ton of craftsmanships for display.
This impacted him to begin drawing at a youthful age and inevitably landing commissions.
However, it was not until his days as a Communications Student at KNUST that he understood his actual potential as a craftsman and in this manner characterized his own novel style as cartoon, pencil workmanship, conventional drawing, and visual computerization
He has additionally worked with incredible famous people, for example, Josh Ostrovsky (know as thefatjewish), Michael Blackson, Chris Bosh, Tolu Lope (known as dontjealousme), DeStorm Power (known as destorm), KingBach, Mrcocoyam, D Black, Edem, and Malin Björk just to specify a couple.
He is likewise an energetic keyboardist and footballer and wants to tune in to great music.
In addition to other things, Ray Styles was known for effectively supporting various social mindfulness crusades through his craft.