Ghanaian afrobeats singer Gyakie turns 23 years today! As part of her birthday celebration she has flooded social media with some sumptuous photos of herself to mark the day.
As special as the day is in the singer’s life, she has left no stone unturned in making it a memorable one. We are still not privy to what she plans for the day though, as she’s more of an introvert as compared to her other loud colleagues in the industry.
We join the millions of her fans worldwide to celebrate this day. As a package for our cherished readers, we have compiled some few facts about Gyakie that you may never know about her. Read on!
1. She inherited music: Music is something that is innate in an individual. There are some who were born for the microphone whiles others learn the craft and are also doing well. Gyakie belongs to the former category. She was literally born into music.
Being the daughter of one of Ghana’s all-time best hi-life artistes, Nana Acheampong, Gyakie started following his father to the studio as early as age 8. She slept and woke up with music in her house.
The early exposure to music has laid a very beautiful foundation for her career which promises to be very successful in the coming years. Music seems to be in her DNA.
2. She started commercial music in 2019. Jackline Acheampong popularly known as Gyakie even though was introduced to music very early, she didn’t jump the process. She spent quite a long time learning the rubrics of music before going commercial three years ago.
Her patience in learning the craft in addition to her inborn talent has helped her to hit the ground running in the industry after her debut.
3. She released her EP a year later after her entry into the mainstream music industry. Gyakie dropped her maiden Extended Play with five tracks in 2020. The smash single that shot her into the limelight, “Forever” was among the five songs in the “Seed” EP.
4. She has close to 50 million streams on YouTube alone. In this digital era, an artiste’s digital numbers count a lot in rating her relevance.
Gyakie is not doing bad in this regard. She has 12 million and 22 million on the videos of “Forever” and “Forever remix” featuring Omaha Lay respectively on YouTube. She has over 44 million views cumulatively on six of her videos on YouTube.
She has other amazing numbers on other digital streaming platforms as well.
Gyakie is ready to take the industry by storm. She has huge fan base in Nigeria, Kenya and other parts of the world.
At this stage, we can only wish Gyakie well in her music career. Check out her birthday photos below.