Akwaboah Jnr – Gladstorm Kwabena Akwaboah Jnr
Gladstorm Kwabena Akwaboah Jnr., known by his stage name Akwaboah Jnr, is a Ghanaian singer-songwriter and producer from Mampong Beposo. He wrote “Daa Ke Daa” for Becca and “Ayeyi Ndwom” for DSP Kofi Sarpong. Both songs won their respective artistes’ awards at the 2010 Ghana Music Awards, with Akwaboah subsequently being adjudged the “Song Writer for the Year” for “Daa Ke Daa”.
Akwaboah, who is a master keyboardist, has played for a lot of local and international artistes including Hugh Masekela and John Legend, and has assisted several musicians to make it big in the industry. On 14 March talented singer-songwriter and producer Akwaboah was signed unto Sarkcess music, a record label owned by BET Award winner Sarkodie. Akwaboah also produced and co-wrote BET Award winner Sarkodie’s fourth album Mary.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Ghana Music Awards
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|2016||Himself||Best Male Vocal Performance||Nominated|
(Sarkodie featuring Akwaboah)
|Best Collaboration of the Year||Nominated|
|2014||Himself||New Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||Songwriter of the Year||Nominated|
|2010||Songwriter of the Year||Won|
Highlife Song of the Year – 2019 Highlife Music Awards
- Matters of the Heart (2018)
Akwaboah hosts the shades of love concert every year on February 14.
- Shades of Love 2019
- Shades of Love 2020
Aside being a song writer, Akwaboah also serves as a judge on a popular Kid’s program dubbed “Nsromma”.