Takoradi has been a city that contains talent from different disciplines but those in the music scene top it all.
However, There are few young talents who are making the city proud in so many ways and amazingly proving to the world about the statement “The best comes from the west”.
Based on our research, observations and thorough analytic metrics,These are the top 20 artistes from Takoradi that Ghana should watch out for;
1. Yaw Lucas
Yaw Lucas formerly known as King Lucas is an award winning Rapper from Apremdo, a suburb of Takoradi. He’s known to be the artiste with an extraordinary energy during performances. He became much famous outside Takoradi when his rap freestyle went viral on social and caught the attention of many mainstream artistes like Mr Eazi.
Yaw Lucas is currently working with Wan Luv the Kuborlor as his Promoter and Producer.
2. Slim Drumz
Here is the great talent behind the beat of Davido’s Baddest Kid in Africa. He became well known in Ghana after Davido endorsed his Project as the best one to be used for his song featuring South Africa’s Nasty C.
Slim Drumz has worked with many mainstream artistes in Ghana which includes, Kwaw Kesse, Medikal, Magnom and Quamina Mp. His popularity and engagements are mostly outside Takoradi. The Self acclaimed Trap Lord is next to make Ghana Proud through Trap music.
3 Qwesi Flex
Qwesi Flex is one great singer in the Oil city with couple of hit songs that keep his popularity in the City on top.
Many other artistes from Takoradi capitalize on his talent and popularity for a feature because he’s a real deal to ride on.
Ghana is yet to experience most hit songs from him after his collaboration with Patapaa Amisty.
4. Afezi Perry
The “JeJe” Songwriter has been in the music industry for quite time now and he’s has gotten endorsements from many mainstream artistes like Akwaboah based on his song contents.
Afezi Perry is a true celebrity in Takoradi when it comes music hits,Hence the city is waiting for other bigger songs.
This is the TV3 Mentor Reloaded superstar who contributed more to the popularity of the show. He gave out a distinct flow which proved how talented he is.
Chichiz is seen to be a creative artiste who will easily hit the limelight according to Judges of the TV3 Mentor which consisted of Edem, Adina and Apietus.
6. Nemesis Loso
He call himself the “Modern day AB Crentsil”. Yes, He is,according to his flow and word play. He’s the artiste that usually talk about life in his music, His choice of words are full of the “Old schools”. He blends Fante and English in most of his songs to suit the local and international listeners.
8. The Township
This is the award winning artiste who always rap in proverbial words.
His songs need maximum attention before one can understand the lyrics. Some fans call him the Takoradi Manifest and Tupac.
The Township is great talent for Ghana to be proud of anytime.
8. Bla Bright
Gaining contracts with media houses outside Takoradi isn’t easy as an upcoming artiste but Bla Bright has discarded that notion after EIB Network signed a contract with him considering his talent. He’s won several awards in the Eastern region where he had his Tertiary education and shared the same stage with Many international artistes during the Glo Concert. Bla Bright is not far from being a big artiste in Ghana.
9. AMG Evergreen
AMG Evergreen is the first AMG signee from the western Region after his video went viral on Facebook and caught the attention of Criss waddle, The AMG boss.
He released couple of songs and freestyles after he was signed but recently got the attention of Sarkodie during the BRING BACK AZONTO project. Sarkodie gave him a free verse and that has add up to his popularity as a young artiste.
10. Sam Bryt
Sam Bryt is a great Vocalist with a touch of fashion sense. He was a contestant at the just ended TV3 Mentor Reloaded. The judges and fans always applaud him for his voice and outfit as a musician. Its undoubtedly to see him on the big stages of Africa.
Lasmid won the 2019 MTN Hitmaker and from there,He’s has been signed to Highly Spiritual.
Looking at his new management,Lasmid is expected to be one of the everblooming young talent from Takoradi.
12. Demzi Bwoy
Demzi is a Reggae/Dancehall artiste with a huge fan base in Takoradi. His “hood” always give him the maximum support every artiste should be given. However, He resides in the same town with Kofi Kinaata so much is expected of him to hit the limelight soon.
13. Casta Troy
Here is another wordsmith and a hiphop guru in Takoradi. He keep being in the news by industry players from Takoradi as a great rapper. With that recognition, Casta Troy is seen to be an “light” from the Oil city soon.
14. Kobby Major
Kobby Major is loved by his deep words on the Microphone.
He’s one of the Artistes in Takoradi who started hosting their own events and ended with amazing crowd. Musician like his type can easily sell their music to world.
Here is an inspirational artiste who gives it all to the song he produces. Many young talents look up to him due to how he merge other businesses with music. Sayvee has been on many media platforms and thereby expected to make Takoradi proud soon.
As a two times nominee for Best rapper in Western Region Music awards, Reskew is poised to make the city proud through his Rap Music.
18. Bobo Dadabee
Bobo Dadabee is one of the promising talent from the west side. His wondrous stage craft always acquire him new fans. There is less doubt to see him on bigger stages across Ghana.
most people of Takoradi can’t resist freestyles from this young artistes because of his word play. Semenhyia has gotten the chance to be on auditions several Reality shows and he’s capable making himself proud one day. After emerging the Best rapper at the Western Music Awards, his popularity and fan base keep increasing amazingly.
20. Biz Starna
Biz Sturna has won several awards and fame on campus as a student Of Takoradi Technical University.
He basically sees Wizkid as his number mentor and therefore do rendition of most of his songs. Capitalizing on his fame, Biz Sturna call his fans the BizkoneTs and it gradually gaining grounds around him.