Ghanaian highlife musician, Bisa Kdei has officially announced the date for his forthcoming album dubbed “Original”.
The most hyped album is set to be released on the 20th of January 2023 according to a post he made on his verified Twitter page few minutes ago.
ITS ABOUT TIME. #ORIGINALALBUM. 20th JANUARY ✍️✍️ pic.twitter.com/qtJmGQNmrQ
— Bisa Kdei (@bisa_kdei) January 10, 2023
Bisa Kdei is the first Ghanaian artiste to break into the limelight with a movie soundtrack.
Musically, Bisa Kdei has had successful collaborations with top musicians in Ghana, Africa and the World at large. Some of these Ghanaian musicians Bisa Kdei has worked with include Sarkodie, D-Black, Efya, Obrafour, Kwaw Kese, M.anifest, Stonebwoy, Medikal, Becca, E.L, R2Bees, Samini, Irene Logan, Kofi Nti, DeeVS, Keche, Lighter, Patoranking, Reekado Banks, Lola Rae, Tach-Noir, JRio and others.
Bisa Kdei self-produced some of these collaborations from his studio; Chingam by Sarkodie, One of Your Own by Efya, Pimpinaa by Obrafour, etc.
Bisa Kdei has cited Nana Ampadu, J.A. Adofo, Dr. Paa Bobo, Daddy Lumba, Nana Acheampong and others as his musical inspirations.
Bisa Kdei has stated that he hopes to transform lives not just in Africa, but the rest of the world and above all, to raise the flag of Ghana and be one of the strong pillars people can think of.
In November 2020, Bisa Kdei’s remix of his “Asew” song originally released in 2018 was used as a soundtrack in Netflix’s 2020 Christmas movie, “Jingle Jangle” He was recruited and composed a music for the movie alongside Usher Raymond, John Legend, Phillip Lawrence, Davy Nathan and Michael Diskint. In August 2021, he met David E. Talbert and his wife Lyn Sisson Talbert who were the producers of the movie ‘Jingle Jangle’.
Bisa Kdei on December 21, 2013, launched his 16 track debut album on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and other international music marketing platforms as well as the local markets. The album, Thanksgiving, debuted at or near number one in Ghana. It was preceded by the single “Odo Carpenter”.
On June 16, 2015, Bisa Kdei released the lead single, “Mansa”, off his second album Breakthrough. The song paved way for a successful second studio album, which was released on December 18, 2015, under his record label, Black Legendary Music. The album which has 10 songs is available on all music selling platforms.
Bisa Kdei began to work on his next album. He released “Life”, a song which features award-winning Nigerian artiste Patoranking, as a single. Two additional songs were released on April 19, 2017, titled “Apae”, and “Feeling”, the latter featuring Reekado Banks. Bisa Kdei released the album Highlife Konnect in 2018. The album is aimed at connecting him and other African artists, and to exposing the culture to the world.