Christie Quincyna Quarcoopome better known by her stage name Cina Soul is a Ghanaian singer-songwriter and recording artist. A finalist at the 2014 Vodafone Ghana Music Icons competition held in Accra, Ghana.
Christie Quincyna Quarcoopome was born and raised in Jamestown, Accra to Ghanaian parents. She is a native of the Ga people of Ghana. Cina Soul had her High School Education at Aburi Girls Senior High School and continued to study Psychology and Archaeology at the University of Ghana.
Cina Soul’s first attempt to music was her participation in the Vodafone Ghana Music Icons in 2014 and emerging as a finalist. After which we saw a series of mashups and covers of some mainstream songs including Mr Eazi’s Bankulize and Cyna’s Bamidele.
In 2016, Cina released her debut album, ‘Metanoia’ featuring M.anifest, Worlasi and KiDi. The record that led her to the spotlight. Earning her a spot on the charts with singles Awo and Julor. Cina Soul was involved immensely in the Black Girls Glow Project which was launched in 2017 by Dzyadzorm and Poetra Asantewa. Alongside acts like Adomaa, Fu and Ria Boss, the group released their first album, Mother of Heirs in July 2017.
Cina Soul has performed at the Allianz Awards, the Goethe Institut in December 2017 alongside Nana Yaa at the “Ghana Goes Germany”, the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2017 to hosting her own concert, Metanoia X.
Earlier in 2018, Cina Soul released her first single after her EP, ’00:01′ which led to her being signed by the Universal Music Group. She released her second record this year, ’12:01′ under the new label.
Cina Soul boasts of a diverse vocal range but settles within the genres of Soul, R&B, and Highlife music. Cina Soul’s music is written and sung in both English and Ga. She admits most of her songs are derived from personal experiences.
Cina Soul’s musical inspiration is derived strongly from Western influences. Her other musical influences are Anita Baker, Brandy, Sade, Aretha Franklin, Aṣa and Whitney Houston. She seeks artists with similar voice textures to hers and gleans from their experiences to enrich her own.
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