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Music of Saturday, 18 May 2019

Source: Essien Asaph

Good times for Akoffena Difaya as he raises the flag of Ahanta High

It is the dream of every musician to make it to the top and yes 2018 and the early 2019 has been a good and exceptional for Akoffena Difaya.

Real name Asaph Dickson Kweku Essien is a musician from Agona Ahanta, the municipal capital of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly in the Western Region.

After sealing a record deal with CK Records late 2018, Akoffena Difaya didn't take his feet off the pedal. He went ahead to release songs which received massive airplays and media reviews. His first release "Shopping" under the label, received lots of attention and did exploits both in and outside Western Region. His hard work, perseverance, dedication, consistency and social media relevance was recognized with a nomination in the "Outside Oti Star" category at last year's Oti Region Music Awards which he went ahead to win it making him the only musician from Western Region to achieve that feat.

He went ahead to release another street rocking song (together with a video) titled "Emeamea (Touching Touching)" which was produced by Western Region's very own Willis Beatz. Both audio and video did very well both Radio and TV.

With premiering on major TV stations like 4Syte TV, GHOne TV, Zylofon TV, Angel TV just to mention a few accompanied with Radio tours and entertainment reviews.

Akoffena Difaya's hardwork was once again was awarded with 3 nominations, namely; Hiplife Artiste of the Year, Best Music of the Year and the ultimate Artiste of the Year Category at the just ended RTC Western Music Awards.

He went ahead to beat competitions from greats like Dope Nation and Nero X to win one out of the three, i.e the Best Music Video category.

With no sign of pressing the pause button, Akoffena Difaya has a new one out titled "Twa Ano" which features sensational Andy Stoner and a music video for Shopping featuring Hyndu which was released last year.

One can agree that Akoffena Difaya is really putting Ahanta West, his homeland on the music map and the sky even seems to be a starting point for him.

It is a sure promise that there is more to expect from Akoffena Difaya.