Gyakie Acheampong Biography:
Jackeline Acheampong, known professionally as Gyakie, is a Ghanaian Afro-fusion/Afropop & Highlife songstress, songwriter, and performer.
The hottest Ghanaian songstress is also a rapper and even raps better than most of her male counterparts in the game.
Jackeline Acheampong is the daughter of the legendary Ghanaian Highlife musician, Ernest Owoahene Nana Acheampong aka ‘Champion Lover Boy‘ who is known famously for his super mega hit song in the 90s, “Nanka 3b3 Y3 D3n”.
Gyakie became a household name after her single,”Forvever” became a major hit both locally and internationally.
Her favourite and top musicians across the globe include the likes of Rihanna, Asa, Efya, and Burna Boy.
Gyakie’s biggest fear is waking up one day and realizing that her “powerful voice” is gone for good.
The “Forever” hitmaker and her team, Flip The Music recently inked an international deal with with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK and Sony Music Africa.
Gyakie Age & Date of Birth
Jackeline Acheampong aka Gyakie was born on December 16th, 1998.
The beautiful Ghanaian songstress is 22 years of age and will be 23 come December this year, 2021.
Gyakie Childhood, Early Life, Parents (father & mother), Family, Siblings
Jackeline Acheampong was born to Highlife legend, Ernest ‘Owoahene’ Nana Acheampong and Mariam in Kumasi, Ashanti Region of Ghana.
She originally hails from Abuakwa in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, and was born and raised in Bomso — a surburb of Kumasi.
Her younger brother, Justin is also likely to hit us with good music anytime soon.
Gyakie’s father, Nana Acheampong aka ‘Champion Lover Boy’, is one-half of the famous Lumba Brothers who popularized Burger-highlife in the early 90s — with the other half being Charles Kojo Fosu aka Daddy Lumba.
Nana Acheampong (Dad) [Left] Me – [Middle] Justin (Kid Brother) [Right] Date: 2005
Gyakie Senior High School (shs), University Education
Jackeline Acheampong went to T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School (Real Amass) located close to the Baba Yara (Kumasi) Sports Stadium in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Gyakie is currently studying International Business as an undergraduate student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.
The ‘Forever’ hitmaker will be completing her university course in November this year, 2021.
For now, the beautiful Ghanaian songstress is not in any relationship. In other words, she is single and perhaps, ready to mingle!
Gyakie in an interview with Andy Dosty on Hitz FM said she has never even dated a man before let alone have [email protected] intercourse.
According to the ‘Forever’ singer, the closest she has come to was when she had a crush on Canadian international singer, Justin Bieber.
In fact, she has said emphatically that she is 100% virgin and has yet taste anything, s3xually.
So guys, what are you waiting for? Lolxxx (: (: (:
Is Gyackie truly a virgin?
Jackie’s recent claim of being a virgin has been called into question by one twitter user identified as Kofi Billo.
It all began after Gyakie’s virginity status was questioned in an interview. The songstress in her answer stated categorically that she is still a virgin at age 22.
However, a Twitter user identified as Kofi Billo who claims to know Gyakie from her Senior high school days at Real AMASS in Kumasi, has tweeted with the allegation that Gyakie is not a virgin as she claims.
According to the Twitter user, his school father back in their shs days at Real AMASS in Kumasi used to b0nk and [email protected] Gyakie.
Kofi Billo tweeted: “I watched your interview on tv and when the host asked u ‘are you a virgin’ u replied ‘yes’ meanwhile my school father was the one who used to knock you down in AMASS Ksi.”
Gyakie Music Career
Gyakie started her music career very early and by age 8, she had started joining her father in the studio.
With her father’s rich music background, it didn’t take Gyakie long to start perfecting the art of singing.
In 2019, Gyakie’s music career professionally took off when she met a Nigerian music producer known as Sosa on KNUST campus.
After Sosa had produced a couple of beats for her, Gyakie fell in love with one particular beat and that is how the journey started.
In February 2019, Gyakie released her first single,” Love is Pretty” — which is a cool reggae love song.
The songstress followed it up with the release of the popular song, “Never like this” which shot her to stardom and has so far gained over 1million views on Youtube.
On March 13th, 2020, Gyakie released another single, “Sor Mi Mu” which features Highlife musician Bisa Kdei and has got fans reacting with over four thousand likes on youtube so far.
In August 2020, Gyakie dropped her first 5-track Extended Play (EP) with the title, ‘SEED’.
The “Forever” song on the Seed EP has enjoyed massive airplay in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. It has also topped music charts such Billboard’s Top Triller Global and Shazam’s Top 200 charts.
On March 25th, 2021, Gyakie released the much anticipated remix version of ‘Forever’ with Nigerian singer, Omah Lay.
Gyakie’s “Forever Remix” with Omah Lay
According to Gyakie, the addition of Omah Lay’s verse on the “Forever Remix” track made the song complete as the original “Forever” song was only composed and performed from a woman’s perspective.
The “Forever Remix” song featuring Omah Lay currently has over 1million views on Youtube.
Gyakie signs international deal with Sony Music Entertainment & RCA Records UK
The ‘Forever’ hitmaker’s career got a huge boost when her team, Flip The Music this year, 2021, signed an international record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK and Sony Music Africa.
After the singning, RCA UK took to its Instagram page to announce its new deal to the world: “Incoming! Gyakie is now part of the RCA UK family!”
“I am excited to join RCA/Sony Music International with my label Flip the Music on my journey to become a global superstar,” Gyakie told Ghana-based music channel, 4syte TV.
- “SEED” EP
Gyakie Hit Songs
- Love is Pretty (2019)
- Never Like This (2019)
- Sor Mi Wu feat Bisa Kdei (2020)
- Forever (Original) (2020)
- Forever Remix feat Omah Lay (2021)
- Joy and Happiness
- The Journey
- Anybody (Burna Boy Cover)
Rebecca ‘sings’ Forever to celebrate her husband, President Akufo-Addo
Of all the love songs performed by Ghanaian musicians, it was Gyakie’s ‘Forever’ mega hit song that came to mind when the first lady of Ghana, Mama Rebecca Akufo-Addo urgently and romantically needed to ‘sing’ to celebrate the 77th birthday of her husband, President Nana Addo Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Not only did this romantic gesture by Mama Rebecca receive nationwide praise but it also gave Gyakie’s ’Forever’ song another fresh of breath.
She wrote on her Instagram page: ”Happy Birthday Mr. President. My mind dey for you.”
Gyakie Awards, Nominations, Recognition
- 2021 — Emerging Woman Of The Year — @3Music Awards 2021 — Winner!
- 2020 — Unsung Artiste Of the Year — @Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) —- Nominated
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Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com