Albert Adeyinka would have celebrated his 37th birthday this year if not for his untimely death.
The Johannesburg based- musician producer and pianist has worked with talented musicans like Yvonne May, Saxokay, Kunle Ayo, Dr. Felix,Isaac Oghenekaaro amongst others.
Albert died of kidney failure at the early hours on friday, 7th May 2021 at the Helen Joseph hospital in Johannesburg. A memorial service was held at the City of Zion church and buried at the West Park cemetry in Johannesburg.
The Nigerian entertainment industry has lost one of their best as family as devastated colleagues continued to pay tribute to the talented musician.
“I’m so sorry 😔 Ayo! I will also contribute towards the funeral. May Yinka’s life be celebrated. R.I.P!❤️🙏🏻”, said Pops Mohammed.
“He’ll be greatly missed.
The most important thing is that he lived knowing Jesus Christ. For that I’ll say Yinka is not dead, but alive in Christ Jesus resting at bosom of his creator as a militant and combatant soldier.”, Sam Ayunke
“Olayinka Albert , sunre o.” said Sylevester Aklamavo
“Rest in glory brother. Good night💐”, said Tobi Odeyemi
“Bro. Yinka was great just as described, and I will never forget the job he did for me in a record breaking time in our very brief meeting…let the rest of us keep up the good work.”, said Opeyemi Windapo
“The best pianist I ever encountered. So much respect for his craft…he was the real master of the craft…anointed fingers and very dynamic player of the keys. Live on maestro.”, said John Afolabi
Fans took to social media pay tribute to the late artist, applauding his “unforgettable” work