2019 has promised Ghana new Act Ghanaians should follow and support their talent. The seemingly growing industry has unearthed many international talents within the last two to three years and more to be revealed in the coming months.
Last year saw a bunch of hardworking rising stars and shot callers who put out several fairly hit songs and they are the talk of town. In 2018 we saw the like La Meme Gang, Ground Up Chale boys; Kofi Mole, Kwasi Arthur, Quamina Mp and Twitch, Wendy Shay, Eddie Khae, Dope Nation, Kelvyn Boy and eShun.
GhKasa.com has compiled a list of up and coming artistes who might break out in 2019 if they put out more works and seriousness.
2018 was a year of uplift as FreQuency got featured on Sarkodie’s “Biibi Ba” hit song. He released his first official single “Gold”. Months later, he was selected to be part of Mr Eazi’s “emPawa 100 initiative, where he released “Bills” that has over 35k views on YouTube already.
Soulful songstress, Queen Ayorkor published her first original song, November 2. It featured beloved band, FRA! Ayorkor’s song ‘Aayalolo’, translates from her native Ga as “still moving.” She was selected to be part of Mr Eazi’s “emPawa 100 initiative, where he released “Faya”. Ayorkor hosted a live musical concert on social media a few months ago, rendering a delicate medley of modern hits and classics from yesteryear.
Before November 2018, J Derobie, did not know his song, “Poverty”, will be the number one trending song in Ghana, but dreams do come to pass.
In November 2018, Nigerian musician and originator of “Banku Music”, Mr Eazi, announced “EMPAWA 100” initiative in search of brilliant and talented underground acts. He through “EMPAWA Africa”, was to fund music videos by talented musicians to a tune of $3000 each.
J Derobie was amongst the many talented acts across Africa who partook in the challenge across social media. He recently got a 1million views on YouTube with the song.
Okailey Verse aka OV
Okailey Verse aka OV is a multi-talented young artist who emerged the 2018 MTN Hitmaker winner. She currently has a song titled “Want Me” featuring Stonebwoy. OV is currently on Stonebwoy’s label and has recently been on big stages in Ghana including the Independence Day Concert organized by Stonebwoy.