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Asaase Aban

Asaase Aban

The Journey of a Hiplife Group from Ghana

1984

Early life
21 July 1984

Early life

Samuel Akman, born in Accra on May 3, 1984, to Mr. Andrews Akman and Mrs. Esther Agyekum, had a passion for music and rap from a young age. His performances at events like Fun World showcased his talent. Richard Danso, born on April 5, 1984, in Accra but with roots in Nkwatia, Kwahu, Eastern Region, was born to Mr. Stephen Danso and Mrs. Beatrice Sasu Danso. The two musicians, along with Felix Walker, came together to form Asaase Aban during their time as students at Apam Secondary School.

2003

The Rise to Fame
21 July 2003

The Rise to Fame

Asaase Aban's debut album, 'Adwoa Sokode,' released in 2003, catapulted the group to fame. With its impressive airplay and high sales, the album cemented their position in the Ghanaian music industry. Following their initial success, the group resurfaced in 2007 with 'Nana Yaa,' reinforcing their influence on the hiplife genre.

2009

The Hot Boys Entertainment Record Label
21 July 2009

The Hot Boys Entertainment Record Label

Asaase Aban established their own record label, Hot Boys Entertainment, to have more creative control over their music and to support emerging talent. Under this label, they released popular tracks such as 'Setey,' 'Ojulo,' 'Logoligi,' 'Seplepe,' and more, further solidifying their presence in the industry.

2012

Near-Fatal Car Accident
21 October 2012

Near-Fatal Car Accident

In October 2012, tragedy struck when Asaase Aban was involved in a severe car accident on the N1 Highway due to a careless hit-and-run driver. Their vehicle was badly damaged, and one member, Drasty, collapsed and had to be rushed to the hospital. Fortunately, the group survived the harrowing experience, thanks to the police's swift action in arresting the irresponsible driver.

2023

Music Break and Comeback
13 July 2023

Music Break and Comeback

Asaase Aban decided to take a hiatus from music to focus on personal matters. However, they made a triumphant return to the music scene later, inspired by their fans' unwavering support and encouragement from fellow musicians. Their comeback was marked by the release of the song 'Mejo (let's go)' accompanied by a captivating music video.

2023

Evolving Music Style
21 July 2023

Evolving Music Style

Over time, Asaase Aban underwent changes in its composition and music style. The group transitioned to a duo, with Samuel Akman and Richard Danso at the helm. Additionally, one member shifted from rapping to singing, adding a new dimension to their music.

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