Ghanaian reggae dancehall and Afrobeat star Stoneboy may be in need of a real estate agent looking for a new residence or vacation home in Jamaica.
in a recent conversation with GreenerThe artist’s wife, Louisa Anson Satekura, had never been to Jamaica before the debut of Stonebooy’s Rebel Salute over the weekend, as she performed there for the first time at Reggae Samfest in 2018, but Jamaica is a He said it already felt like home.
“It’s actually my first time coming to Jamaica,” she said, adding, “It’s a lot like home and the people look like us. [so] It was a smooth transition.
Louisa and Stonebwoy have two children, a girl Jidula and a boy Janam. Luisa is a dental surgeon in Accra, where her family lives primarily. She celebrated her 32nd birthday on Thursday, January 19, the day before Rebel Salute’s first show night, and would have used her trip to continue her festivities. . But her trip was too short, she said.
“I was definitely going to go to the beach after the show to meet my friends. Everything is going well. Food and weather, everything,” said Luisa.
Stoneboy, whose real name is Livingstone Esse Satekura, claims to be an “honorable Jamaican” and has revealed that he is interested in having a permanent place to stay when visiting the island. bottom.
of nomination The artist is reported to have no less than three homes across Ghana. He was born and raised in Ashaiman, Tema and Kumasi.
“As you know, God bless us, we have a lot of homes and Jamaica will not escape from them,” Stoneboy said.
He continues: Ras Mell, finally Jamaica.”
The award-winning entertainer has helped popularize indigenous and urban music forms in Africa. He said the global rise of Afrobeat has paved the way for more practitioners to be heard and invited across Jamaica and the Caribbean region. He said that reggae and dancehall have dominated his music in Africa for decades, but now is the time for the genre to converge.
Stonebwoy has worked with some of Jamaica’s finest performers such as Sean Paul, Jahmiel and Beenie Man. The latter, who was also billed to appear on the second night of the Rebel Salute, showed his support for the Ghanaians. Stonebwoy performed hit singles such as: Giddigba, tough seed, Hero, my name, Langeau, treatmentand several collaborations including activation (collaboration featuring Davido), the most originalWhen Suga.
“I feel great[after the performance]. It feels great and I’m happy to be here again, representing Africa and the Caribbean, especially Ghana and Jamaica. But we say this without apology because the proof is in our DNA,” he said.
“This is original black music…this is music that finds similarities in each other because we are rooted in one scope and one port. In this age of technological advancement and social media, it only brings us closer together,” continued Stonebwoy.
In May 2022, the artist signed a global deal with Def Jam Recordings, the label division of Universal Music Group. He has announced that he will release his fifth full-length album in two months and will headline the “My Homeland Concert” in New York’s Times Square on March 3. , kicks off Stonebwoy’s upcoming North American tour.
“I’m working with Jahmiel on his album. Also 10Tik and Jahshii are a few new acts doing some work in the pipeline and people are coming from Jamaica and around the world to see how many albums they have.” So I’m reaching out to all the Caribbean and African people in New York,” said Stone Bwoy.