Stonebwoy, an award winning musician has dazzled many with his tunes. Stonebwoy’s music has managed to cross borders in the continent and the rest of the world. The star has surely cut a name for himself in the Ghanaian music industry.
Stonebwoy latest album ‘Epistles of Mama’ which is a dedication to his mother, has done rounds in many countries and is continuing to win the hearts of many. His hard work and unique genre of music has really caught the attention of the international market. Stonebwoy songs receive massive airplay back home since most of the people relate with the lyrics.
On the surface, he may seem successful but many people don’t the struggle he has been through in order to attain his current status. Here are some facts about Stonebwoy, his music and general life that many people don’t know:
1. Meaning of brand ‘BHIM.’
Stonebwoy is the CEO of BHIM, a record label in Ghana involved in production and marketing of local music. Many people have asked what’s the concept behind the brand name. During a recent interview, the star revealed that brand was a sound that is meant to invoke and awaken one’s inner spirit.
Stonebwoy news reveal that he looks to the brand as a source of inspiration that motivates him to carry out his daily endeavors in a peaceful harmony. Broken down the brand means ‘Bless Him Imperial Majesty.’ The star is in touch with his spiritual side as it guides him through his musical career.
2. Current Marital status.
Stonebwoy biography was recently changed when he walked down the aisle with his beautiful bride. Stonebwoy’s wife is an accomplished medical practitioner. Stonebwoy’s wedding was private as many people were left out. It was attended by the who is who in the Ghanaian entertainment industry.
Stonebwoy was shortly blessed when her wife conceived. Stonebwoy and wife are expecting the birth of their first child to make them a family. The star is known for keep his private life away from the eyes of the public.
3. Success of ‘Epistles of Mama’
Stonebwoy album was released back in December and took the world by storm. It was ranked as the second-best album in the world. It competed with the likes of Chronixx ‘Chronology’ and Damien Marley’s ‘Stony Hill.’ It features some legendary acts from Ghana and the rest of the world.
4. Zylofon Media deal
As part of his growing success, Stonebwoy partnered with Zylofon, a record label, in Ghana. As part of the deal he was gifted a brand-new car and house adding to Stonebwoy’s car collection. The deal will see the record label take control of all of production, marketing, branding and distribution of his music.
Stonebwoy’s net worth is set to increase especially after signing the hefty deal with the record label. As a gist of the what the deals includes, Stonebwoy new song ‘falling again’ with features Ghanaian UK-based artist Kojo Funds was produced by the record label. The video is high quality has received many views on YouTube.
5. Free concert
The star is known for his roles in giving back to society. This was well illustrated when he held the ‘Ashiaman to the world’ concert which was completely free for all Ghanaians. The concert was one of the biggest concert in terms of performances and attendance.
The concert also saw two of the greatest dancehall artists in Ghana bury the hatchet and perform on the same stage. Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale haven’t been seeing eye to eye for quite some time, but at the concert all differences were forgotten as they gave their best performances ever seen yet in Ghana.
6. Sean Paul featured on album.
The star is really building his name on the international level. After releasing the most successful album of his career and arguably Ghana’s Album of the Year, he features award winning Jamaican artist Sean Paul. The album is full of surprises as it also features established artists in Africa like Sarkodie, Burna Boy, Efya and King Promise.
The album has been lauded by many music critics, it is a true inspiration story that is full of teachings and lessons. It also highlights some of the social problems currently experienced in Ghana.
7. Summerjam 2018 edition
Stonebwoy is the only listed artist from Africa who will be performing at the Summerjam 2018. Summerjam is an European reggae event that is held annually in July in Cologne, Germany. The event has a large crowd of over 100,000 fans. It is set on an island with two stages and two tents.
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Stonebwoy will be performing alongside big Jamaican artists like Tarrus Riley, Jahmiel, Charly Black, Chris Martin, Ziggy Marley and many more. 2018 is clearly pacing up to be the year of the dancehall star.