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Ghana DJ Awards Officially Presents Citation To Mark Okraku Mantey

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Officials of the Prestigious Ghana DJ Awards has officially presented Mark Okraku Mantey with his citation and prize.

Mark Okraku who was unable to attend the highly attended event held on Saturday May 5th, was honoured for his contribution to ‘deejaying’ in Ghana.

In a brief ceremony held at the offices of the Multimedia Group, Mark received the Citation with joy and thanked the Ghana DJ Awards board for honoring him.

In his rather passionate acceptance speech, the Creative Arts Council President said, “I had nothing to show for my work as a DJ but I now have something to refer to and show to my children. My profound gratitude to the board and organizers of the Ghana DJ Awards for this prestigious honour and thanks to Device Tech Addiction and Kriss Coconut Milk for the prizes. I will use these products and give you feedback”, he added.

Those who are quite old and have followed music enertaiment would remember the great work Mark did when he was at Joy FM. He was one of the few DJs at that time.
Mark Okraku also played at Balm Tavern as a nightclub DJ. At the same time, he played at several parties, leaving a mark of excellence at each.

As programs manager at Hitz 103.9fm, Mark has powered the agenda of DJing, helped recruit top DJs including Ghana’s finest hypeman, Merqury Quaye, and facilitating the unearthing of unique talents through radio talent shows.

Mark Okraku-Mantey attended Datus Complex Schools (Bubuashie) and continued to St. Augustine College in the Central region. In his school days, he was the first student to be allowed to play as official Disc Jockey for St. Augustine College.

The Ghana DJ Awards was created to celebrate and appreciate the talents of Disc Jockeys (DJs) who promote Ghana music. The Awards is an exciting annual program designed to foster the development of the Ghana music industry by rewarding and celebrating Radio, Mobile and Club Disc Jockeys who have excelled in their fields of endeavour. It is, actually, the only national award scheme in Africa that appreciates and celebrates DJs for their work. It is also a platform that rewards veteran DJs who have blazed the trail in the music industry over the years.

The main objective is to recognize the electronic dance music scene and seeks to let the world know that the art of Disc Jockeying is a respected craft, with DJs playing a major role in the overall Music and Entertainment industry.

In 2012, the very first edition of the Ghana DJ Awards was conceived by Merqury Quaye, a DJ, music lover, renowned MC and radio show host. The very first edition was held at the National Theatre on 15th February 2012 and has been held annually since then.

READ  FULL CITATION PRESENTED TO MARK OKRAKU MANTEY

As one of the pioneer crop of radio DJs from the mid nineteen eighties, you came to the game with an accomplished track record as a disc jockey on the club circuit dating back to your schooldays at St Augustine.

Your work with Joy FM prepared you for a glorious career as a music producer whose A listed artistes were at the vanguard of the hip-life revolution which has indeed provided jobs and succor for many people world-wide.

Your role in the creative arts cannot be understated as you used your keen understanding of music to mold and groom talent through your participation as a judge on numerous reality shows in the country. Indeed your candid opinions endeared you to many a viewer.

Today you still continue to groom and develop talent through your numerous roles as a media executive, television producer, talent manager, event organizer and creative arts consultant. It is no wonder that your contribution to the creative industries has been recognized by the state and you are currently the President of the Creative Arts Council of Ghana.

It is in recognition of these immense contributions to Ghana’s development through the Arts in general and the media in particular that the board of the Ghana DJ Awards 2018 acknowledges you as an inspiration in the creative arts in Ghana and confers on you the Lifetime Achievement Award today, Saturday, 5th May, 2018.

Ayekoo!!!

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JRhyma’s New Album “Faith” Will Be Released On July 30th.

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To have complete confidence or trust in something is to define one’s FAITH. 

FAITH is the new album from JRhyma, a commercial dance-hall afrobeat reggae artist who is combining his influence with his personality, putting his twist on his music passion and preference. 

JRhyma is a multi-talented songwriter, producer, and music director born in Obalende Lagos Nigeria on June 9th, 1985; he is a West African, Nigerian artist and a native of the Edo state of Essan.

Aspirational musicianship pleases JRhyma, gives him hope, and provides benefits for his mental health and the well-being of others when entertaining audiences.

JRhyma’s musical influences include Timaya, 2Face, Wizkid, Davido, and DonJazzy; he has carved his niche singing for the past 20 years during which time he collected various awards including the best male artist of the year award.

JRhyma decided to further his education and pursue his music career, he relocated to the United States of America to achieve his dream in 2009. 

FAITH is JRhyma’s exclusive album release since his 2017 NEXT-LEVEL, he has also worked with SKALE producing the video for TINA which has tallied 5.9k views on YouTube and counting.

JRhyma’s 2017 concert at Minnesota’s Skyway Theatre where he shared the stage with Yemi Alade while participating at the IGBO Festival is his most notable performance to date. JRhyma’s next performance will be at the African Entertainment Award Show in New York City. 

JRhyma is the owner of Money In Da Bank Entertainment. 

Arriving July 30th, 2021 on all popular streaming platforms, Money In Da Bank Entertainment presents FAITH by JRhyma.

Discover FAITH by JRhyma:

https://jrhyma.wixsite.com/jrhyma

https://www.instagram.com/jrhyma/

https://audiomack.com/jrhyma

http://www.tiktok.com/@jrhymababa

https://triller.co/@jrhyma

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdljWM2q2a1mvf8KFdGpH1Q

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YAA PONO SET TO RELEASE A NEW PROJECT IN JULY

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After releasing Thug diaries late last year, the Uptown energy frontman Yaa Pono is said to release another album next month .

The Ghanaian rapper titles this one “sovran” a project of nine songs and it’s anticipated to make statement for the rapper .

Starbuzz Tv promise to bring y’all Details of the album with respect to release and a lot more . Just stay with us .

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Toni Amani Releases New Music “Do For You”

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Toni Amani is a rising Afrobeat artist, Ghanaian by Nationality but born and raised in the United States. His love for music started at very tender age with a lot of guidance and support from his parents.

Tony Amani – Do For You Cover Art

His latest single “Do For You” is a chill Afrobeat song where Tony affirms his affection for his baby girl and assures her he will go all out and do anything for her just like she does for him. The song was produced by The late Dokta Frabz.

This dance music will be peoples favorite just like Davido’s IF song.

Toni Amani’s career has always been inspired by Tekno, Davido and Kidi.

Stream “Do For You” Here: https://starbuzzmusic.lnk.to/DoForYou

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