Kojo Easy Damptey

Kojo Easy Damptey

 Hamilton, Ontario, CAN
BandR&BWorld

Eclectic mix of High-life Music (Ghana), Afrobeat, Soul, Hip-hop and Jazz producing what i call Afro-Soul.

Biography

Kojo Easy Damptey is an Afro Soul musician and performer. He was born and raised in Accra, Ghana. His music style is a fusion of Highlife, Afrobeat, Soul Music and Hip-Hop.

In 2011 he release s single Broken Promises, a song that deals with the issue of violence towards women in our society. He dedicated the song to the Sexual Assault Centre for Hamilton and Area (SACHA) and the monies received from the sales of the single were donated to the local Women's Shelter in Hamilton. 

In 2011 he release a short album that earn him a nomination for Best R&B/Soul Record of the year at the 2011 Hamilton Music Awards. He followed up with "THE EP" in 2012, a record that John Sakamoto of The Toronto Star said "it is a credit to this Hamilton-by-way-of-Ghana artist that this track can evoke so many disparate reference points yet emerge as a thoroughly distinctive piece of music."

In 2013 he released his debut record "Daylight Robbery" a concept album that deals with the struggles of marginalized communities in the world.  His album received great reviews from music blogs such as Indie Shuffle and the album won Best Pop record at the 2015 Hamilton Music Awards.

Kojo is currently working on his sophomore album titled "Giants", which will be released on 1st December 2016.

Set List

Intro Song
Rock and Roll
The Corporate Man
Chasing the Felon
Dark Stars
Giants
Home
Daylight Robbery
What do you want?
Africa