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Music of Monday, 11 May 2015

Source: Daily Guide

Blakk Rasta’s ‘Serwaa Akoto’ making impact

Blakk Rasta has disclosed that his mission as a musician is to use reggae music to promote Ghana as well as Africa culture to the outside world.

He is the first African artiste to perform at the Jambana One World Festival held annually in Canada which provides opportunities for marketing, networking and socialising.

His latest ‘Serwaa Akoto’single has caught the attention of music lovers, with many testifying of its good sound quality and good backing vocals.

Blakk Rasta was born on Monday, September 2, 1974 in Tamale to devout Ahmadi-Muslim parents.

His first album ‘Rasta Shrine’ came out in April 2000. It was a smash hit with singles like ‘Afreeka Swit’, ‘Keep on Rockin’ and ‘I & I Rastas’.

In 2003 July, ‘More Fyah’ was released and the single ‘Congo Bongo’ was voted as the Best Reggae Song of The Year 2003 by the Ghana Music Award.

Blakk Rasta is currently Ghana’s number one reggae star.