From a music oriented genealogy, Akwaboah is the grandson of the Ghanaian high-life mogul Kwabena Akwaboah and son of the legendary Kwadwo Akwaboah, a songwriter and keyboardist formerly with the famous Marriots International Band.
He first announced his musical trademark to the world in 2009 when he wrote Daa Ke Daa for Becca and Ayeyi Ndwom for DSP Kofi Sarpong .Both songs won their respective artiste awards at the 2010 Ghana Music Awards with Akwaboah
subsequently being adjudged the Song Writer For the year 2010 for Daa Ke Daa.
Again in 2012, Akwaboah pulled another magic in writing Best in Me for Efya
which kept her musical career going through the year of release and won her an award.
Akwaboah after years of perfecting his musical art launched his music career
last year with the release of his first official single, I Do Love You which is
currently enjoying loads of airplay across the country and on other international platforms. This song brings the late eighty’s born Akwaboah out as a great Songwriter and Composer of our time and a magnificent singer whose talent knows no boundaries.
With just a song out in the public domain, Akwaboah has carved a niche for
himself with his fan base growing from strength to strength as the days go by.
His fans keeps yearning for more which prompted him to release a bonus track
titled Mesan Agye Wo as an addition to his first single. He release his next
single’’ Forever” which featured Okyeame Kwame in 2013.
Some few weeks after the release of ‘I Do Love You’, Akwaboah has already been
tagged as the ‘ladies man’ by his fellow GH artistes and some personalities in
the media. His personality, composure, attitude, voice, his choice of words and
his kind of music as well as other qualities makes him win the heart of many
young and affluent ladies in the country. May be, the doubting minds should get
to listen to his two songs which are officially out in the public domain.
Born Gladstorm Kwabena Akwaboah, the gentleman is just synonymous to music. Not only does he sing and write music close to perfection, his fingers are blessed with the power of controlling the black and white musical instrument to the core. He is a master keyboardist and has played for several local and
international artiste including Hugh Masekela and John Legend.
In 2015,BET Award winner Sarkodie enlisted Akwaboah to produce and write his album dubbed ‘’ Mary’’. The live recorded album featured guest appearances from Akwaboah, Efya, Mugeez, Obrafour and Chase.
Music producer and song writer, Akwaboah, is currently signed on the SarkCess Music record label, and has release his latest undefeated single ‘I do love you remix’ which feature the Nigerian Hip-hop Stare Ice Prince. He tells his fans to just take it easy and relax ‘cuz he got more for them that will drive them crazy’. Also, he tells them to get more interactive with him through his social media accounts, that is, twitter, @akwaboahmusic and facebook which is Akwaboah Music.
RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS
- GHANA MUSIC AWARDS 2010 – SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
- GHANA MUSIC AWARDS 2012 – NOMINEE – SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
- GHANA MUSIC AWARDS 2013 – NOMINEE – RECORD OF THE YEAR & NEW ARTISTE
OF THE YEAR
- GHANA MUSIC AWARDS 2016 – NOMINEE-BEST MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR & BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR