Ghana’s Songbird! Efya releases official album cover art for ‘Janesis’

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Efya, minutes ago posted the official cover art for her debut album Janesis on Twitter.

It was reported over the weekend that the album launch had been postponed after she announced in July this year, that the launch will be on October 10, 2015 after several postponements.

Originally scheduled for release in 2013, three songs off the album , Forgetting Me , Gingam Too Much and One of Your own featuring Bisa Kdei have already been released.

Executives at her label, One Nation Entertainment tell us, a meeting will be held in the coming days to discuss a new date, and also strategies aimed at promoting the album to her fanbase outside Ghana.

Efya put out a mixtape titled This Is Not the Album in 2013, which consisted of songs released in the early days of her musical career.

She was introduced to the Ghanaian music scene when she made it as one of 12 finalists of the music reality show “Stars of the Future” in 2008. She placed second in the competition to winner Irene Logan.

She is a product of Yaa Asantewaa secondary School and University Of Ghana, Legon, Efya where she graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts and Music.

Between 2008 and 2011, she was part of the group ‘Irene and Jane’. They released one album “Unveiled” before going their separate ways. After the break up, the then Jane changed her name to Miss Jane and then later, to Efya.

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Efya got signed to One Nation Entertainment in 2011. Her first single after she left the group was ‘Little Things’. Since then, she’s released over a dozen other singles.

Efya is a delight to watch on stage. In March 2013, she performed at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in Nigeria. And did she wow the audience? Yes! She’s performed at various shows both in Ghana and outside including the “Hope City Concert” that had Chris brown as headline artiste.

She has in recent months headlined a number of shows organized by her label.

For four consecutive years between 2009-2013, she won ‘Best Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the Ghana Music Awards.

Eugene Nyavor

Written by Eugene Nyavor

Eugene Nyavor is the Founding Editor at Gh Links. A well bred journalist with a flair for entertainment, society and arts, He loves covering events and reporting personalities for the public consumption.

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