- Popular Ghanaian afro-pop star Sista Afia is a niece to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams who decided to go into secular music rather than gospel
- This happened in 2015 after Sista Afia returned to Ghana from the United Kingdom and drew inspiration from the likes of Bisa Kdei
- According to Sista Afia, everyone has their path in life and the fact that her uncle is a renowned preacher does not mean she should follow him
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Renowned afro-pop musician Sista Afia is the niece of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams who moved into secular music against gospel as many would expect.
Reports gathered by Briefly.co.za show that the female musician grew up in Accra and Kumasi where she attended Reverend John Teye Memorial Institute before relocating to the UK to study further in nursing.
Sista Afia then returned to Ghana in 2015 to start her music career, taking inspiration from musician Bisa Kdei and collaborated on the song Kro Kro No.
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Being the niece of a renowned pastor comes with great challenges, like having to live that righteous life that the public and other people love to see.
However, Sista Afia in a report published as far back as 2017 explained that she had every right to choose her own path.
"I am the niece of Duncan Williams, so what? This is my life and that is his life he has chosen to live and, just because he is my uncle, doesn’t mean I have to go the way he is going,” she argued.
According to Sista Afia, every individual is born on earth to fulfil a specific role in life and hers is to be a secular musician.
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