By Ayo Onikoyi
Ghanaian hip-hop/ hiplife performing artiste from Aflao in the Volta Region of Ghana, known artistically as Keeny Ice but born Amu Barnabas is set to rock the African airwaves with his debut EP titled ‘Boarder Vibes’.
He’s currently putting finishing touches to perfect his work of art. His new music video “E be God” which features Nigerian rave music act, Victor AD, shot and directed by director Dindu of Cinema House production is rocking the music scene and enjoying rave reviews.
The versatile rapper is gradually becoming an influential rapper whose songs usually call for critical reviews by music experts.
In 2014, he evolved and his strength as a musician became well known,added an appreciable number of music lovers to his fans base and these ‘Keeny Freaks’ eventually propagated his works to the others.
His debut ‘Adam and eve’ featuring prolific Ghanaian musician,Castro of blessed memory officially introduced him to the music scene and the reception has seen been amazing.
He then followed up with other singles and features,notable among there is ‘Dance fever’ featuring his God father,Edem,’Rap monster’,Alhaji’, ‘Hail mary’,’Move’ featuring Kofi Kinata and ‘Gankivi’ which earned him 5 nominations and 3 awards at the 2018 Volta music awards .
Keeny Ice has performed on many stages including Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Nominees jam in Ho,Koforidua Technical University Awards,Ghana – Naija Beach Rave, Zylofon Activation Concert, and also in Togo and Ghana respectively.
He is the former brand Ambassador for sneaks clothing and also runs KICA Foundation ; an NGO that encourages teaching and learning of creative arts in basic schools.
Keeny Ice is not just a musician but also working industriously to impact the lives of people around the world through all forms of creativity.
He currently focused on HipHop/Hiplife genre of music . He blends his native language,’Adza’ with English to communicate his message. He is the first and only Ghanaian artiste signed by Nigerian record label, Mo’shes musik.