Singer Barry Jhay reportedly arrested in Ghana following death of record label boss Kashy

Singer Barry Jhay reportedly arrested in Ghana following death of record label boss Kashy

- Singer Barry Jhay has been reportedly picked up by police in Ghana after the news of his record label boss, Kashy's death became public

- Unconfirmed reports claim the music executive committed suicide

- However, there were also reports that Barry and the late Kashy were involved in a fight hours before his death

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Popular Nigerian singer Oluwakayode Junior Balogun better known as Barry Jhay is currently facing a hard time in connection to the death of his record label boss, Babatunde Oyerinde Abiodun aka Kashy.

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The record label boss was reported dead in the early hours of Sunday, March 7, in Ghana, where they had both been in the past few days.

Shortly after the news of Kashy’s death became public, Barry Jhay was reportedly arrested by the police in Ghana, Pulse reports.

Singer Barry Jhay reportedly arrested in Ghana following death of record label boss Kashy
Barry Jhay reportedly arrested in connection to death of record label boss Kashy. Photo: @therealbarryjhay/@thecashnationent
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Although the real cause of death has remained sketchy, unconfirmed reports claim that Kashy took his own life.

Hours ago, Barry Jhay had taken to social media with a video showing his bloodied mouth which was as a result of his fight with Kashy.

The singer claimed he was beaten up by Kashy and would be ending his relationship with the record label.

Check out the video as sighted on social media below:

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Similarly, Whatsapp screenshots allegedly belonging to the brother of the deceased record label boss have made the rounds on social media.

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The guy identified as Rina accused Barry Jhay of being responsible for his brother’s death.

According to him, he was still fully dressed and there is no way he could have possibly taken his life.

See the screenshots as spotted online below:

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In a different entertainment story, previously reported that veteran Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba, died on Wednesday, March 3, around 8.30pm.

The thespian had a long battle with leukaemia and prostate cancer. Daba was said to have passed away in Lagos.


Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at with over three years of working experience in the media industry.

He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)

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