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-the winning Ghanaian Highlife artiste is in Kenya recording for the next season of music show Coke Studio Africa.
It brings together artistes from different genres, eras and countries on the continent to create a modern and authentic sound through music Mash Up.
The previous season featured Ghanaian acts Efya, Stonebwoy, E.L and Feli Nuna.
The list also included Grammy Nominated R&B act, Trey Songa, Ethiopian Haile Rootz (Ethiopia), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Chameleone (Uganda), Waje (Nigeria), AKA (South Africa), Patoranking (Nigeria) and Flavour (Nigeria)
Born Ronald Kweku Dei, he gained mainstream attention with the soundtrack for the movie ‘Azonto Ghost’ which got him a ‘Best Movie Soundtrack of the Year’ award at the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards.
Since then he has released about a dozen singles which have all gained massive rotation on mainstream radio and Television.
He has collaborated with the likes of Sarkodie, D Black, Efya, Obrafour, and Kwaw Kese. He recently recorded a song with Nigerian act, Davido.
Kdei has also headlined a number of shows in Ghana and outside the country.
His second album ‘Breakthrough’ was released last year to great praise by industry watchers and music fans.
He won four awards: ‘Most Popular Song of the Year’, ‘Highlife Song of the Year’, ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Highlife Artiste of the Year’ at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards.
Kdei was also nominated at the 2015 African Entertainment Awards in the ‘Best Male International Act’ category.
He won ‘Video of The Year’ award at the 2016 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).