New York-based Ghanaian Afro-pop singer, Jay Ghartey, has released a a fast tempo Afro-pop track dubbed “Chop Something” after his one year long disappearance from the Industry.
“Chop Something”, is a pidgin phrase which translates as ‘enjoy the fruit of your labour’ or simply ‘eat something’ .The dance track produced by sound engineer Dugud is a warm-up and surprise gift to all his fans in Ghana and across the globe.
“Chop Something’ is a song to motivate and push people to live their lives, and to chop something. You can chop award, money, a match and so many things. Forget about anything negative and chop something,” Jay Ghartey reveals in an interview.
“I love my fans so much. They are loyal to me and I am loyal to them, and I pray all my fans are prosperous this year,” Ghartey expresses his love and loyalty to fans.
“This year, everybody for (must) chop something. Many new songs are coming from me but first we have to chop something,” the ‘My Lady’ hit maker promises fans.
“Chop Something” will officially be out on Saturday, January 23, 2016 and will be premiered on Accra based Hitz 103.9 FM.
Jay Ghartey, also known as Kweku Gyasi Ghartey, is a Ghanaian-American music producer, singer, and songwriter based in New York City, describing his style as African Rhythm and Blues. He released his debut album Shining Gold in 2011. He is most famous for the singles "My Lady" and "Papa". He is also the co-founder and co-owner of "GH Brothers", an independent record label and production company with his brother DJ and music producer Joe Ghartey.
His first album, a 12-track entitled Shining Gold, was released in September 2010 in Ghana. Jay was the first Ghanaian artist to be featured on BET's 106 & Park show with his hit "Papa". He has also collaborated with rapper AJ Nelson and is featured in the latter's single "Faith".] Jay Ghartey has done collaborations with artists such as Samini, Sarkodie, Kwaw Kesse, Okyeame Kwame, E.L, Stay Jay and B-Nice.