MzVee Full Biography

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MzVee Full Biography:

Born Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, MzVee is a Ghanaian afropop & dancehall singer, rapper, and R&B artiste.

The beautiful songstress became the first Ghanaian female musician ever to be nominated on May 20th, 2016, for a major BET Award in the “Best International Act: Africa category at the 2016 BET Awards.

In June 2015, MzVee first became a BET nominee when she was nominated in the brand new fan-voted category, ‘Best International New Artist’ at the 2015 BET Awards.

The “Dancehall Queen” hitmaker was named in MTV Base’s list of the top African artists to watch out for in 2016.

She is best known for hit songs like “Dancehall Queen”, “Borkor Borkor” Ft. VIP, “Natural Girl”, among others.

The songstress was formerly signed to Lynx Entertainment owned by singer and record producer, Richie Mensah.

Read This: Meet Richie Mensah: CEO of Lynx Entertainment, producer of hip hop song “Woso” by Okyeame Kwame, “Simple” by Bradez, Age, Career, Awards, SHS, Hit Songs & more

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MzVee Age & Date Of Birth

Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda aka MzVee was born on Tuesday, June 23rd, 1992.

The “Dancehall Queen” singer is currently 28 years of age and will be 29 next year, 2021.

MzVee Early Life, Parents, Hometown, Family

Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda aka MzVee was born to spare parts dealer and businessman, Mr Ernest Hamenoo-Kpeda, and caterer, Ms Florence Hamenoo Kpeda at the Salem Hospital in Accra, Ghana.

MzVee, who comes from Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana, is the last born of 4 children of her parents.

The songstress has two beautiful older sisters namely Roselyne (1st born) & Margaret (3rd born), and one brother who is known as Christopher (2nd born).

Her sister, Margaret is a popular make-up artist or hairstylist who has worked with some famous artistes both in Ghana and outside the country.

Mzvee, parants, family, mom, mother, father, brother and sisters
MzVee family in white: From Left: Margaret (3rd born), MzVee (Last born), Florence Hamenoo Kpeda (mother), Roselyne (1st born), & Christopher (2nd born)

MzVee JHS, SHS, University Education

MzVee began her primary education at St. Martin de Porres School which is in Accra, Ghana.

For her senior high education, MzVee proceeded to St Mary’s Senior High School — an all-girls second cycle institution located in Korle Gonno in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

She rose through the ranks to become the Entertainment Prefect of St Mary’s Senior High School.

MzVee joined Ghana Telcom University in Accra where she studied Business Administration. Her passion for music developed from this stage.

Mzvee profile childhood old senior high school days photos
MzVee childhood and senior high school days photos

MzVee Boyfriend, Relationship, Marriage

MzVee is one of the few ‘celebrities’ in Ghana who has consistently kept her love life away from the prying eyes of the public.

She has constantly refused to the let the world know about who she is dating.

However, the beautiful songstress was in the past rumoured to be dating her former boss and CEO of Lynx Entertainment, Richie Mensah.

MzVee Music Career

MzVee first announced her presence in 2012 as the lead singer of the defunct D3 group — an all female band which was formed by the Lynx Entertainment record label after the sudden departure of its signee, Eazzy.

The D3 band which comprised Angela, Vera (MzVee), and Samira released hit singles such as Gyani Gyani and Good Girls Gone bad.

In 2013, the group split as a result of their individual educational pursuits.

Earlier in 2014, MzVee, after the D3 group split, went solo and released her debut single, “Borkor Borkor” ft. VIP.

MzVee’s second single release which was titled “Natural Girl” went on to win for her the “Unsung Artiste of the year ” award at the 2014 Ghana Music Awards.

In November 2014, she dropped her maiden album, “ReVeeLaTion” which included hit singles like “Dancehall Queen”, “Natural Girl”, and “Borkor Borkor” with features from heavyweights like Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, M.anifest, VIP, Didier Awadi, and Richie Mensah.

In November 2015, MzVee released her second album titled “Verified” which earned her 7 nominations at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards including ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Record of the Year’ for the single ‘Abofra’ which featured Efya.

In June 2015, MzVee got a career boost when she was nominated in the brand new fan-voted category, ‘Best International New Artist’ at the 2015 BET Awards.

On May 20th, 2016, MzVee became the first Ghanaian female musician ever to be nominated for a major BET Award in the “Best International Act: Africa category at the 2016 BET Awards.

In May 2017, she dropped her third studio album dubbed, “DaaVee”.

MzVee suffers from depression, takes a two year break

MzVee took a two year break from the music industry from 2017 to 2019 after the release of the “DaaVee” album in 2017.

According to the songstress, the reason for her absence from the music industry was because of depression and not pregnancy as it had earlier been rumoured.

She eventually overcame her depression after getting help, support, and words of encouragement from her colleague female artiste, Efya.

This year, 2020, MzVee will be dropping her new album titled ‘Invincible‘ which has hit singles like “Sheriff”, “Who Are You”, “Baddest Boss” ft. Mugeez, and “Baby”.

Mzvee was formerly signed to Lynx Entertainment owned by singer and record producer, Richie Mensah.

She worked for eight years under the Lynx Entertainment label alongside great artistes like Kuami Eugene and Kidi before parting ways with the label in 2019.

Mzvee profile music career
Beautiful Ghanaian Songstress, MzVee

MzVee Albums

  • Re-Vee-Lation (2014)
  • Verified (2015)
  • DaaVee (2017)
  • Invincible (2020)

Ambassadorial Roles, Deals

In October 2015, MzVee was officially appointed as the World Bank’s Ambassador for their ‘End Extreme Poverty Campaign’.

She dropped the official campaign song titled ‘End Poverty’ the same year.

The songstress became a World Bank #Music4Dev Guest Artist — a role which has been held in the past by a number of award-winning artists including D’Banj from Nigeria and Fally Ipupa from Congo.

Awards & Nominations

BET Awards (2015—>2016)

  • 2015 — Best New International Artist — @BET Awards — Nominated
  • 2016 — Best International Act: Africa — @BET Awards — Nominated

Ghana Music Honours (2015—>2017)

  • 2015 — Most Promising Act — @GMHs — Winner!
  • 2017 — Best Female Artist Honour — @GMHs — Winner!
  • 2017 — Reggae/Dancehall Artist Honour — @GMHs — Nominated
  • 2017 — People’s Choice Artist Honour — @GMHs — Nominated

4syte Music Video Awards (2014—>2017)

  • 2014 — Best Dicovery — @4syte Music Video Awards — Winner!
  • 2017 — Best Female Video (“Rewind”) — @4syte Music Video Awards — Nominated!
  • 2017 — Best Choreography Video (“Rewind”) — @4syte Music Video Awards — Nominated!

Bass Awards (2015—>2017)

  • 2015 — Best Female Act — Winner!
  • 2017 — Reggae Collaboration of the Year — @Bass Awards — Winner!
  • 2017 — Artiste Of The Year — @Bass Awards — Nominated
  • 2017 — Reggae Song Of The Year (Nobody Else) — @Bass Awards — Nominated
  • 2017 — Performer Of The Year — @Bass Awards — Nominated
  • 2017 — Female Vocalist Of The Year (Nobody Else) — @Bass Awards — Nominated
  • 2017 — Dancehall Artiste Of The Year — @Bass Awards — Nominated
  • 2017 — Reggae Video Of The Year (Nobody Else ft. Black Prophet) — @Bass Awards — Nominated

Ghana Music Awards (2014—>2018)

  • 2018 — Female Vocalist of the Year — @Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) — Nominated
  • 2018 — Reggae/Dancehall Artiste — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2018 — Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year (“Rewind”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2018 — Collaboration of the Year (Sing My Name ft. Patoranking) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2018 — Afropop Song of the Year (Sing My Name ft. Patoranking) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2018 — Album Of The Year (“Daa-Vee”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2017 — Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2017 — Best Female Vocalist Of The Year (“Nobody Else”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2017 — Overall Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Best Female Vocalist Of The Year (“Hold Me Now”) — @VGMAs — Winner!
  • 2016 — Album Of The Year (“Verified”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Songwriter Of The Year (MzVee, Richie Mensah & Efya) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Reggae Song Of The Year (“Hold Me Now”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Afro Pop Song Of The Year (“Abofra”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Record Of The Year (“Abofra”) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2016 — Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2015 — Best New Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Winner!
  • 2015 — Artiste Of The Year — @VGMA — Nominated
  • 2015 — Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2015 — Album Of The Year (Re-Vee-Lation) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2015 — Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year (Natural Girl) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2015 — Best Female Vocal Performance Of The Year (My Everthing) — @VGMAs — Nominated
  • 2014 — Unsung Artiste Of The Year — @VGMAs — Winner!

KORA Music Awards (2016)

  • 2016 — Best Urban Artist (Hold Me Now) — Nominated

MTV Africa Music Awards (2016)

  • 2016 — Best Female — Nominated

African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) (2016)

  • 2016 — Best Female West Africa — Nominated

Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2016)

  • 2016 — African Female Artist (Non-Nigerian) — Nominated

MzVee Instagram:

@mzveegh OR https://www.instagram.com/mzveegh/

MzVee Twitter:

@mzveegh OR https://twitter.com/mzveegh

Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com

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