Out of nowhere explodes a new energy unto the Ghanaian music scene, more shocking to the point is, this guy is an European who is doing Afrobeats/Hiplife music. Even though he majors with the genre in English, he adds a touch of Twi to it flawlessly as if he were a Ghanaian by birth.
Tracing roots, he grew up with Legendary Ghanaian musician, Afro Moses. Perhaps the legend’s influenced him into doing Afrobeats. He drops a first single titled “Ghana Lady” produced by Okay Funky in Denmark with an official video shot here in Ghana by Yaw Skyface which features reining female Dancehall Singjay, Ebony. Listen download, watch, comment and Subscribe.
Biography | Toby Tabu
Toby Tabu’s record of achievements as a famous artiste in Denmark under the name “Camilo & Grande” ranges from performing on top-level stages in Danish musical landscape to reaching millions of views and streams on platforms such as YouTube and Spotify. Among some of the top-level stages can be mentioned 3 live performances on Europe’s second-biggest music festival, Roskilde Festival, as well as 3 live performances on Distortion Street Festival in Copenhagen.
One single, “Røgsignaler” was announced MTV Denmark’s “Video of the Week” and reached 3million streams on Spotify, which granted the artist a gold record.
After pioneering Danish reggaéton and modern dancehall in Denmark, this artist has now re-shaped his musical focus and created the project “Toby Tabu” – a project directly targeting West African music industry and people.
Breaking new grounds: Although being born and raised in Denmark, Toby Tabu’s connection to West Africa has always been very strong. He grew up with the son of Afro Moses in a small town in Denmark, and Afro Moses often preached and inspired about Ghana and the musical life of Ghana. With inspiration from contemporary afro beats and dancehall musicians combined with traditional highlife this brand new project aims to inspire and visualize the ground breaking importance of realizing dreams regardless of nationality, ethnicity and religion. Toby Tabu believes anything is possible, and, through his music, he strongly encourages the youth to follow their dreams and keep motivated. During Toby Tabu’s last trip to Ghana he performed at 3 concerts including a live performance at national TV station GhOne TV.
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