Ghanaian songstress, Gyakie has recounted the saddest moment in her music career where she was booed off stage by some students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The rising star explained that the incident happened in 2019 when she was still an up and coming artiste. According to her, she was billed to perform at the Republic Hall Week celebrations, and during her performance, the sound system went off which infuriated the audience. They started booing at her, calling for her to leave the stage amidst chanting.
“I cried, I really cried when I went backstage because what I was going to do didn’t go the way I wanted. Some of them were shouting away but some too tried to sing along.” She revealed
She indicated that the experience built in her some form of resilience which has been the building blocks of her career up until this moment where she has become loved across the globe.
Gyakie debuted on the music scene in 2019. Erstwhile, she had only been known as the daughter to Ghanaian high life music legend, Nana Acheampong who was one-half of the famous Lumba Brothers. Having borne witness to the building of a successful legacy during her formative years, she’s now put all that training into practice to become a certified superstar today.
In what might seem like a short while, Gyakie has released high-impact music including Love Is Pretty (2019), Never Like This (2019) and Sor Mi Wu feat Bisa Kdei (2020) to mention a few, all of which embody the characteristic of a deep soul.
The reception for SEED EP was incredible as it was massive too. It catapulted Gyakie to continental consciousness amassing 11 million cumulative streams across DSPs to date. Also, the focus track “Forever” recorded a streak of wins; it was peaked at #1 in Nigeria and Ghana on the music charts and continued its takeover assignment across Africa on platforms like Apple Music & iTunes, Billboard, Shazam, Triller, and YouTube.