Stonebwoy is a stage name for Livingstone Etse Satekla; a known reggae and dancehall artist. He is currently the founder and CEO of Burniton Music Group. He was born on March 5th 1988 in Ashaiman. Back in school he recognized his passion as a creative writer and an actor, which led him to join the drama club. Out of his love for writing, he was able to write rhythmic words and hymns, which turned out to be great songs. He started competing with rappers and ended up being the best. With motivation from his family, he joined the popular rap competition known as Kasahare Level on Adom FM and won the rapping battle. This is what provoked Samini and his desire to join Etsa in SAMINI MUSIC record label . Stonebwoy kept on pursing his love for music where he got into doing pop songs, reggae and also dancehall. In stonebwoy biography, you will learn that apart from being just a normal musician he recognized ways to help those with the love for dancing and decided to build a dance group.
- Born: March 5th 1988, Ashaiman.
- Age: 30 years old, as of 2018.
- Origin: Ghana.
- Marital status: Married to Louisa.
- Occupation: Dancehall, Ghanaian afro pop, reggae artist.
- Famous for: Performing rapper.
- Net worth: $5.5 million
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- Contacts: Stonebwoyofficial@gmail.com|+233244926062
Stonebwoy real name is Etse Satekla, born in Ashaiman on 5th of March 1988 in a family of 7 siblings. He is a reggae, afropop and dancehall artist and also the CEO of Burniton Music group. He is married to a very beautiful woman Dr. Louisa Kwakye Ansong. The biography of stonebwoy continues here:
He got his high school certificate at Methodist Day Secondary School; he graduated in University Professional Studies with a degree in Marketing in the year 2013.
He began his underground rap back in high school where he could compete. Through the support of his family, he joined Kasahare Level known as the best rap battle competition. This is where he met Samini, who later signed Stonebwoy in Samini Music Label as his original label. He has marked his terrain from the most known gifted artists with the two hit albums Grade #1 and Necessary Evil.
He released his first song that was played on the radio, when he was still in high school, called Makuma meaning “my heart”. After this, he went on and released another song “empress” before he cleared high school in 2007, which brought him to fame. The following year, 2008, he started working with S24 studios, which was subsequently followed by him opening his own dance group called Burniton Music Group where he is the CEO. This was strongly inspired by his dancing skills.
Following his great ambitions and dreams, he has been able to collaborate with international famous artists, which proves his passion for music. He once said, “I don’t follow music, rather music follows me.” Here are the names of the artists he has collaborated with, Trey Songz, Patoranking, Chris Martin, Morgan Heritage, Wayn Wonder, Gappy Ranks, Randy, Black Prophet, Sakordie. R2Bees, I Octane, Kranium, General pype and many others.
With his well organized performances, he has done stage perfomernces in Amsterdam,Italy, Uk, USA, Australia and many more. Some of stonebwoy songs are:
- Not Again done in 2014
- Bhim Nation 2014
- Go higher 2015
- Tia Tia 2017
- Mightylele 2015
- Hero 2017
- People Dey 2016
- Run go 2014
- Guy Guy 2018
- Dede 2017
- Pull up 2013
- Live in love 2015
- Baafira 2018
- Odo Bi 2017
- Hold on 2017
Coming from a huge family of 7, it is easy to see why Stonebwoy has been such a great dad to his kid so far. He has also done a great job at shielding his kid from the social platform and the public eyes. In addition to this, Stonebwoy is a loving husband to his wife Dr. Louisa Kwakye Asang whom he married in a very beautiful wedding. Unlike most artist, he has kept his personal affairs close to him to the fullest. Stonebwoy twin brother died and he says that he sometimes has character of his brother; pointing to his bipolar tendencies. Nonetheless, Stonebwoy siblings wouldn’t be nothing less than happy for having him as a brother.
Stonebwoy lost his mother in July 29th 2015 at the 37 Military Hospitals in Accra. He had the last talk with his mama before she died which was an expected death. Nonetheless, stonebwoy could not blame God for He does things in His own way. His father in law is a rich man who is also a dentist. Judging from past pictures, one would not dispute the possibility of the two, Stonebwoy and his father in-law getting along quite well.
Stonebwoy is married to a beautiful Dr. Louisa Kwakye Ansong. She is a graduate student from the reputable Kwame Nrumah University of Science and Technology. He proposed to his girlfriend and later tied a knot in a very big ceremony, at the Unique Flora at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra. Like most artist, he opened his doors for his fellow artists, both musicians and actors.
Stonebwoy has a kid with his wife Dr. Kwakye Ansong. He has really tried limiting exposure to his kid as far as entertainment world is concerned. The tomorrow song artist has shared snapchat photo with a kid and captioned daughter. Well, isn’t that evidence enough he is a father of one beautiful daughter.
Stonebwoy net worth
Stonebowy has really done it. Apart from being a rapper, he is also a CEO of Burtana Music Group. Since he launched his music career, he has managed to be among the richest celebrities in Ghana. He has done collaboration with internationally recognized artists and performed on international stage. To add on this, he has also done a lot to promote his albums and managed to sell most of his songs. His net worth goes to $5.5 million.
Stonebwoy was blessed with a new house and brand new Hyundai Sonata as promised by the label before he had signed with Zylofon Media.
Stonebowy songs/ albums
Epistle of mama-after the artist released the albums, bloggers tend to upload on sites and thus making it as “free download” which made Stonebwoys manager of Zylofon Media so upset and wanted to sue them. Epistle of mama album made it into the Billboard chart and this made him the first Ghanaian artist of any genre who is in Ghana to do so. Below are some of stonebwoy albums that you should know:
Necessary Evil Ep-it has 8 tracks I.e.
- Pull up
- Give it to
- Rat race
- Hills &Valleys
- Party again ft Vybs
- Twin City ft Humble Dis
- No Sir
Grade #1-the album is available in iTunes, the tracks are;
- Rat Race
- Head Up/ Above the Sky ft Edem
- Kiss ‘n’ cry
- Climax ft Irene Logan
- Please Don’t God
- Need you ft Redeye
- Onumade (your thing) ft Tinny
- Agoro ft Samini
- Give All Out
- Not Scared
- Push it (gimme that sumting)
- Not scared mix ft Redeye
Livingsone- it’s a winning reggae album that Stonebwoy was so excited for, the album was the Best Reggae Album and for he had aimed to be the 2nd nominee and possibly be the first to win for the motherland in a post on social media where he was so excited. The album has 6 tracks.
Stonebwoy awards won
How many awards has stonebwoy got? Might be one of the questions you would want to solve. Worry not, because we’ve got you covered.
4syte Music Video Awards 2012 - Best Collaboration Video-Won
4syte Music Video Awards 2012 - Best reggae Dancehall Video-Won
Dancehall King 2010 (Princess One Love & Hitz FM Event)-Won
Ghana Music Awards Best Reggae Song Of the year – Nominated
Dancehall King 2010 (Princess One Love & Hitz FM Event)-Won
Ghana Music awards 2013 - Afro Pop Song Of the Year – Nominated
Bass Awards ( Reggae Dance Hall Awards) 2013
Most Popular Dancehall song - Nominated
Best Dancehall Collaboration song - Nominated
Best Reggae Collaboration song - Nominated
Male Vocalist - Nominated
Best Album - Nominated
Best Song writer - Nominated
Dancehall Artist - Nominated
Dancehall Music Video - Nominated
International Nomination and Awards
2015 – AFRIMMA Awards - Won
2015 – AFRIMMA Awards - Won
2015 - American Entertainment Awards - Nominated
2015 - Movie Award- Happy Death day Best New Act – Nominated
2016 Most Promising Act- IRAWMA- Won
2016 Best Live Act, MTV Awards- Nominated
2016 Best Reggae-Ragga Dancehall Artiste in Africa - AfriBest- Nominated
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As a well-known pop, dancehall and reggae artist, stonebwoy has received many accolades, like Bet Award, among others. He has really connected himself with gifted and talented international artists. He never stopped running after his passion and dreams since he was in high school and the family really showed more support to him. Just from being an underground rapper to the known rapper, stonebwoy never gave up because he knew his love for music was not misplaced. Truly, his beliefs and struggles have paid off.
Apart from him loving music, he also had love for his family. He knows how to balance music and his family. Before his mother died, he had a talk with her and that is why he said her death was so unpredictable. He is a proud and responsible dad to his kid. The artist flaunts his beautiful wife through pictures and in public gatherings. He is a man with a heart to love and kind. I hope this biography about Stonebwoy qualifies you to call him a man of substance, a great artist and an exceptional family man; to his wife, kid and his larger audience.