Breaking Boundaries And Making History: The Trailblazing Career Of Ghanaian Singer Nana Asamoah.

by | Jun 9, 2023 | News

Ghanaian singer and songwriter hailing from the culturally vibrant Ashanti Region, the Land of the Golden Stool. Born and raised in Asante Bekwai, Nana’s passion for African culture and freestyle dancing emerged at an early age, igniting a path of artistic excellence.

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Growing up in Accra, Nana Asamoah’s fascination with dance led him to eagerly follow renowned Ghanaian dance ensembles and participate in weekend activities centered around music and entertainment. From the tender age of 12, he exhibited exceptional talent as a dancer, capturing numerous victories in local dance competitions. With a makeshift microphone in hand, Nana would dazzle audiences with renditions of popular songs by legends like Phil Collins and Kojo Antwi, both singing and dancing simultaneously, while collecting contributions from the enthralled spectators.

Nana Asamoah’s artistic influence extended beyond the borders of Ghana. In the 1990s, he graced stages across West African countries such as Togo, Cotonou-Benin, and Ivory Coast, mesmerizing audiences as the main act in their vibrant local events. Collaborating with esteemed musicians like Agboti Yawo Mawuena, Fifi Rafiatu, and Afia Mala, Nana further honed his craft as a dancer, leaving an indelible mark on the music scenes he encountered.

In 1992, Nana Asamoah embarked on a new chapter by relocating to Germany. Joining the Ghanaian cultural and Highlife Music band ‘Adesa’ as a dancer and background singer, he embarked on a remarkable journey across Europe, captivating audiences with their exhilarating performances. This experience exposed Nana to a diverse range of musical genres, sparking his desire to explore and record music with different styles and influences.

In the year 2000, Nana Asamoah proudly released his debut album, “Gyemedi,” a captivating fusion of R&B and Highlife Music, in his homeland, Ghana. The title track earned him prestigious opportunities, including a memorable performance on the TV3 Valentines Day special, as well as appearances at notable events such as ‘Guinness for your Dancing Feet.’ His song ‘Wo Fata Me’ also gained recognition when it was featured in the German documentary “Who Is Highlife,” alongside Ghana’s Highlife Music Legends.

Collaborating with renowned artists became another milestone in Nana Asamoah’s career. His notable duets include joining forces with Naro Vitale and Ryan Paris on the track “Mama Afrika” in honor of the 2010 World Cup. Additionally, he made his mark with appearances on Dada KD’s “Mewura” and Ofori Amponsah’s “Bohobio.”

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Following the resounding success of his afropop track “Sum Kum Bum,” which earned him the esteemed German DDO Golden Plate in 2012, Nana took a temporary hiatus to attend to personal matters. However, the time has now arrived for his highly anticipated comeback. Nana Asamoah is an exceptional creative musician armed with a multitude of captivating songs that are poised to sweep the nation and captivate audiences worldwide. Ghanaians, along with his devoted friends and fans across the globe, eagerly anticipate the release of Nana’s latest musical offerings, confident that they will be swept off their feet by his extraordinary talent.