Drill music has been existent since early 2000, the drill music scene has spawned from the United States: NYC drill music to UK drill and now we have drill music in Ghana.
A few drill music artists have been recognised in Ghana and they are taking Ghana global.
Here are 10 drill music artists taking Ghana global.
1. Yaw Tog
Yaw Tog was noticed in the drill music scene since 2021 when he released SORE ft O`kenneth,City Boy, Reggie, Jay bahd (Asakaa Boys).
The “young bull” as he likes to be referred to as was able to land a remix with UK drill music artist, Stormzy.
2. Jay Bahd
Jay Bahd is one of the Asakaa boys a group put together by Life Living Records. He is famous for his Ghana drill song “Condemn“
Reggie is also one of the Asakaa boys just like Jay Bahd. The Kuhis alma mater made waves alongside Yaw Tog in the Sore hit song.
He also released a single dubbed “Geng Geng“. Reggie is one drill music artists taking Ghana global.
O’Kenneth is also one of the ASAKAA boys who featured in the SORE song. O’Kenneth is one of the most hyped lyricists in drill music.
The Ghanaian rapper is signeded under Life Living Records. He acquired acknowledgment across the globe being essential for the Asakaa Boys.
5. Kofi Jamar
Well, Kofi Jamar has been in the Ghana music scene for a long time now. Being in Kumasi, he joined the drill music artists acts by performing in his 2020 release titled “Ekorso“
Fast rising Ghanaian rapper and drill artist, Kawabanga taking Ghana global with his drill music. After SORE features went viral, he went ahead to release a single dubbed “Akatafoc”.
Akatafoc also went viral. NYC drill music and UK drill music lovers noticed their songs. Although Asakaa sounded drill, they prefer it to be called Asakaa Music.
$pacely is a Ghanaian musical artist from the famed music band known as La Même. His music style is an element of drill music.
If you have listened to “Digits” by $pacely you will know exactly what he is about.
Most of these artists especially Asakaa boys were inspired by the American drill scene and have been pushing through some years now.
Their breakthrough act was in Yaw Tog – Sore