Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Fuse ODG

Fuse ODG real name Nana Richard Abiona (born London, 1988), is a British musician of Ghanaian descent, Fuse didn't grow up in the rich lifestyle he pushed himself to the top with the help of his family and friends, One of fuse's songs 'Billy Elliot's Black' was done where he grew up.
In the video he got children he knew to be in the video. Fuse ODG is best known for the song Azonto, based on the Afrobeats dance craze Azonto Dance. He is the first UK artist/producer to be nominated under two different categories for the Ghana Music Awards.

Fuse is most known for his involvement in the production of genres such as Afro-pop, hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock. He is from the ‘Off Da Ground’ family hence his surname ODG. He has become known for his energetic performances and his original and creative conceptual songs, such as Umbilical cord, Bucket full of sunshine & RWANDA He has also taken more evident interest in the "Afro-pop" Industry where he has gained a lot of recognition with his smash hit single "Azonto" featuring Ghanaian artist Tiffany which was Produced by Killbeatz.

The YouTube video teaching the Azonto dance moves got over 11 million views, taking the afro-pop scene by storm and officially placing Fuse ODG as the pioneer of UK Afro-pop Music. He also met David Cameron and gave him an Azonto t-shirt. Having lived in Ghana for a while, he can speak his Ghananian language well despite born and raised in London.


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