Biography for Hazzy Bako’s Go Africa! début album
Hazzy Bako (Alhassan Bako Adama) is a solo afro-pop artist from Ghana about to go global.
His début album Go Africa! is about inspiring and motivating listeners through his unique brand of conscious music. Hazzy was born to promote unity and love in Ghana and the world over through music.
Inspired by Afro-beat superstar Fela Kuti and Ghanaian Osibisa as well as Kwame Nkrumah’s fight for Ghana’s independence and our country’s constant strive for peace, Hazzy Bako is a refreshing new voice on the music scape of Ghana.
The album features the catchy and moralistic Beware, where Ghanaian superstar Wanlov Koborlo lends his voice to promote safe decisions and peaceful resolutions; good advice for today’s Ghanaian youth.
The title track features upbeat African rhythms with melodic, layered vocals, urging “one Africa” and demanding “positive movement today” is sure to get bodies moving on dance-floors.
She Be Margit is a mid-tempo love song dedicated to lovers around the world, detailing the strong emotions that come with meeting the love of your life – sure to spark those good feelings in any listener.
Originally from Northern Ghana, Hazzy combines English with his local dialect Dagbani like on the uplifting Dunyia where his soaring vocals tells his listeners to practice patience and appreciate “God’s Time”.
All songs have positive messages, something crucial to Hazzy.
“Music is one of the strongest tools to unite people all over the world, as soon as you turn on your favourite track your troubles melt away. My music seeks to get us to stop sweating the small stuff, and unite as one,” Hazzy says.
Recorded in Black Note Studio and released under the label Ev Label, all tracks on Go Africa! are very radio-friendly and are guaranteed hits.
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Go Africa! is a 13 track album produced by X-Beat (Uriah Kumadoh) and Eric, both from Accra and Hazzy Bako is backed by the 8 piece Kelewale Band which fuses western with traditional instrumentation.