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Michael & Tony Boafo (Dope Nation)

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FULL NAME: Micheal Boafo and Tony Boafo(DopeNation)

HOMETOWN: Saltpond

RESIDENCE: Kaneshie-First Light (ACCRA)

GENRE: Afro-pop, Hip Hop, Hiplife

SKILL SET: Artiste (Songwriters), Producers

BORN: 7th May 1993

YEARS ACTIVE: 2015-Date

LABEL: DopeNation

ASSOCIATED ACTS: E.L, Shaker, Ko-Jo Cue, Shatta Wale, Eazzy, Ebony, Magnom, Edem.

INSTRUMENTS: Keyboard

 

SNAPSHOT:  Micheal Boafo and Tony Boafo born on 7th May 1993. DopeNation so far has been able to win the heart of Music Consumers and Lovers for their few years in the music industry. DopeNation has two songs receiving massive airplay across the country. “Uh Huh” and their current hit “Eish”. DopeNation highlights their performing to a presumed 20,000 fans at the Accra Sports Stadium and the response was just overwhelming.

 

ORIGIN STORY: The twins were born in Saltpond to Nana Kobina Boafo and Bridgette Kuvodu.  Nana Kobina Boafo was an Academia while Bridgette Kuvodu a Caterer.

B2 and Twist both attended Services Junior High School at the primary stage, Sekondi Senior High School and Ghana Secondary Technical School respectively. B2 and Twist then gained admission into University of Ghana and Ghana Technology University College respectively.

 

CAREER:

DopeNation started with Production. Due to how they were treated anytime they went to a recording studio, producers kept assigning a new time for them, they got fed up and started learning how to play their own beats with the least equipment’s they had, laptops and earpiece till date that they own two music studios.

DopeNation have been credited with producing sounds for Ghanaian top artists including E.L, Shatta Wale, Joey B, Pappy Kojo, Eazzy, Flowking Stone among others.

DopeNation released their first single “Bebia Ye Shi” in 2016. In 2017, the duo released another single “Uh Huh”. which became an anthem on the streets. In 2018, they were featured on EL’s single, “Ayeyi” and Phabrick’s “VaMiaWe” to kick start the year.

They released “Eish“, another song which took over the street and event grounds few weeks after its release.

PERSONAL LIFE: God is Good.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:  DopeNation has won the heart of music lovers and fans across all walks of life with their music and productions. They have received award nominations on a national level.

 

ART SOUL

  • INFLUENCES: Musically DopeNation is influenced by E.L, Passion and all other positive artistes around us.
  • MUSICAL STYLE: DopeNation speak Love, Life and Everyday living in their Music.

 

PUBLIC IMAGE: With public image, Dopenation is seen as Twin musical geniuses

 

CONTROVERSIES: At a point during their Pharmacy Video shoot (Episode 3 off This Style Not Be Free) DopeNation shared a picture online which has Twist paying/giving money to B2 in an exchange for a product assumed to be condom and that particular picture was taken by most Blogs and Websites that they now into another business. We mean the motive of “Pharmacy” was basically to educate, kindly do check out and share comments with us.

 

OTHER BUSINESSES AND VENTURES:  Music Production and Music

 

DISCOGRAPHY:

Year Title Album
2018 Eish Single
2017 Uh Huh Single
2016 Another One ft Luther

Bebia Ye Shi

Single

 

VIDEOGRAPHY

Year Song Director
2016 Bebia Ye Shi Esianyo Kumodzi
2017 Uh Huh

Intro(TSNBF)

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Pharmacy

Esianyo Kumozdi

Kofi Bruce

Kofi Bruce

 

Kofi Bruce

2018 Ayeyi by EL Yaw SkyFace

 

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:

2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Unsung Artiste of the year Dope Nation Nominated
2017 Ghana Tertiary Awards Most influential student sound engineer Twist Won
Ghana Music Honours Music producer honour B2 Nominated
2016 Fame Awards Best sound engineer Won
Ghana Tertiary Awards Most influential student sound engineer Won

 

TOURS: Close Up Campus Tour(Collaborative)

TRIVIA: Give us Rice any day and we are good.

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