Ronald Kweku Dei better known by his stage name Bisa Kdei is a Ghanaian native solo singer and record producer from Eastern Region. Been the first Ghanaian musician and second African musician to be verified on Facebook, Bisa Kdei is also the first Ghanaian artiste to break into the limelight with a movie sound track (Azonto Ghost).
He has received numerous industry awards including the best Movie soundtrack of the year, both at the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards and the Kumasi Based Movie Awards.
He was nominated in the 2013 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in the category, Best Hiplife Song of the Year and also, got himself four (4) nominations in the 2013 MTN 4syte Music Video Awards in the categories – Best Storyline Video, Best Hiplfe Video, Best Highlife Video and Best Discovery Video.
Bisa Kdei got two nominations at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, in the categories, Best Highlife Song of the Year and Best Highlife Musician of the year. Bisa Kdei won the Best Singer at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards. He was also nominated at the 2015 African Entertainment Awards as Best Male International Act.
Musically, Bisa Kdei has successful collaborations with top Ghanaian musicians – his collaborations so far are among the current hit songs trending in Ghana. Some of these Ghanaian musicians he has worked with include Sarkodie, D-Black, Efya, Obrafour, Kwaw Kese and others. Bisa Kdei didn’t just sing for them, he also produced these collaborations from his studio; Chingam by Sarkodie, One of Your Own by Efya, Pimpinaa by Obrafour, etc. When it comes to stage performance Bisa is one of the best in Ghana as he got the chance to perform at Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2015.
Bisa Kdei on December 21, 2013, launched his 16 track debut album which is still getting massive sales on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and other international music marketing platforms as well as the local markets. The album dubbed Thanksgiving debuted at or near number one in Ghana. It was preceded by the single Odo Carpenter.
On June 16, 2015, Bisa Kdei released his new single titled MANSA, which was produced by himself and Kaywa. The song, MANSA is the lead single from his upcoming second studio album, which was released in December 2015, under his record label, Black Legendary Music. The album according to Bisa Kdei has 10 songs and is titled BREAKTHROUGH.
Bisa Kdei has cited Nana Ampadu, J.E Adorfu, Dr Paa Bobo, Daddy Lumba, Nana Acheampong and others as his musical inspirations.
Bisa Kdei identifies himself as a Christian. He believes every religion has its own leader and with that, he loves and respects everyone regardless of Religion differences. Bisa Kdei reflected his Christian faith in his Gospel song titled Give It To Baba and on several media platforms, Bisa Kdei has stated – I give it all to God because he is the reason I am here now. On July 27, it was allegedly reported that Bisa Kdei and female musician, Becca are in a secret relationship. These two musicians have all in a way or the other denied claims by the media. Bisa Kdei lost his mother on August 19, 2015 inside Cocoa Clinic.The same day he released the official music video for his latest single, MANSA.
Bisa Kdei has come a long way as far as music is concerned and ever since he came into the mainstream, he has been able to touch hearts and lives of many with the tireless efforts he invests in his inspiring music. He hopes to transform lives not just in Africa but the rest of the world and above all, to raise the flag of Africa and be one of the strong pillars people can think of. His popular quote in life has always been SLOW MOTION IS BETTER THAN NO MOTION”. After releasing Mansa in 2015, Bisa promised his loyal fans that Mansa will be one time hit and of course it came into reality.
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