Kwaku Duah is his name, but Dada K.D is his showbiz name. This Hi-Life Ghanaian artist makes the genre appealing to the listening ears. Dada K.D is one of the several Hi-Life whizzes who has reliably released hit after hit tunes all through his music profession.
His smooth singing voice has never let him down, as he performs to the satisfaction of fans on any stage. K.D’s songwriting abilities is inconceivable as he is outstanding amongst most musicians in the Ghanaian music industry.
The multiple award winning singer who is known for love tunes, began his music at age 7. At 15 years, he was an instrumentalist and played in the congregation in which he was a tutor at Kumasi, where he was brought up.
His adoration and enthusiasm for music made him join his other associates during a Christmas season in Ghana to visit many homes playing their instruments and singing.
After one of his beautiful Christmas performance, people became more acquainted with him and they found he had a good voice and could be a superb artist. After the show, a number of people adulated him for his incredible voice. So when he finished Secondary School in 1992, he discovered his talent as a full time artist.
As an excellent runner and a footballer, one would imagine that, he would venture into the above sporting activities, but he abandoned them to switch to music. He was constantly discovered singing at anyplace he found himself.
After his secondary school training, he chose to join a band, yet the entirety of his exertion fizzled, all because he was viewed as excessively youthful.
He didn’t surrender until he later met one Michael Osei Agyemang, whom people asserted they even looked alike. Michael came as a guardian angel and helped him to record his first album “Honey Love” at Gee Man’s studio (a credible studio at the time).
In the wake of releasing his second and third Albums, ‘Adi Nye Wope’ and ‘Eden Na Megyee’, Dada KD travelled abroad in 1998 when he noticed the music business in Ghana was not unreasonably fulfilling. There was no assistance nor motivating forces for those in the business in Ghana. During his stay abroad, he recorded 9 albums which incorporates the most loved of the fans “Somgye”.
“Ebeboawo,” “Obiara Se Eye”, “Ode Twe Boom, My Heart Goes Boom,”, Mewura, Odomu Anigyebi.” and many more.
According Dada K.D, a large portion of his tunes are enlivened by his lady friends who disclose to him anecdotes about women’s encounters and furthermore advises from older people.
The phenomenal performance of the Hi-life vocalist / songwriter has additionally been influenced by Nana Adomako Nyamekye, Kojo Antwi, who are equally top Hi-Life acts, and American artist Michael Bolton.
He also loves everything about Michael Jackson, particularly the manner in which he dressed and danced.
Dada K.D’s hard work won him distinctions which includes being pronounced Best Male Vocal Artist (Ghana Music Awards) in Britain in 2004 by Ghanaians Resident in the country. He has played with Bands like Relatives in Germany, Kojo Antwi’s Band, Tropical Vibes (Accra) and furthermore with Amakye Dede’s Band.
Ohemaa Nyarko Sika
Tribute to Oldman
Fatia Fata Nkrumah
Ye Be Ye Yen Ho Fi
Odo Mu Anigyea
And Many others.