News coming in has it that popular Ghanaian artist, Emmanuel Apraku aka Ray Styles of Penciled Celebrities has been confirmed dead.
The sad news was confirmed on Ray Styles’ official business Facebook page and the message reads;
“We regret to announce the passing of 𝐄𝐦𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐞𝐥 𝐀𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐤𝐮 𝐀𝐊𝐀 𝐑𝐚𝐲 𝐒𝐭𝐲𝐥𝐞𝐬. This occurred on October 1st at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India. Please continue to pray for the soul of 𝐑𝐚𝐲. He fought a good fight but unfortunately lost the battle.The Maker needed His artist back. Thank you for giving Ray his flowers before his demise. He felt the love and appreciated each and everyone of you. 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐲𝐨𝐮. #aRayOfHope#penciledcelebrities”
A few weeks ago, a GoFundMe campaign was launched to raise money to help Ray Styles with a liver surgery in India of which the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo donated $20,000 to help save Ray.
A total amount of $70,000 was raised even though the cost of the surgery was $55,000.
Ray Styles was confirmed dead today, October 1, 2020 at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India.
May he rest in peace!