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Praye

Praye

Ghana's Vibrant Hiplife Trio

1975

Group formation
21 July 1975

Group formation

Praye, a captivating Ghanaian hiplife trio, comprising Eugene Baah (Praye Ho Ne Ho), Steven Fiawoo (Praye Tiatia), and Nana Kwame (Praye Tenten), has taken the African music scene by storm. Formed during the inaugural edition of the Nescafe African Revelation contest in Ghana, the group's name, "Praye," which means "broom" in English, symbolizes unity within the Ghanaian community and embodies their vision of blending diverse talents.

1980

Genesis: A Winning Start
21 July 1980

Genesis: A Winning Start

Praye's remarkable journey began when they emerged as winners of the Nescafe African Revelation contest in Ghana and went on to clinch the title at the West African grand finale. This victory catapulted them into the limelight, introducing them as a talented trio with immense potential. Their ability to infuse witty and poetic lyrics into their music instantly won the hearts of many Ghanaians and beyond.

1990

Debut Album and Chart-Topping Success
21 July 1990

Debut Album and Chart-Topping Success

Following their triumphant start, Praye released their highly anticipated debut album, "Mfitiasee." The album's lead single, "My Shoddy," became an instant hit, not only in Ghana but across the African continent. "Mfitiasee" topped the music charts in Ghana for several weeks, solidifying their position as one of the most entertaining groups in Africa.

2006

Acclaim and Recognition
21 July 2006

Acclaim and Recognition

Praye's exceptional talent and charisma earned them numerous accolades. They secured a prestigious Kora Music Award for Best Group in West Africa, showcasing their influence and recognition on a regional scale. At the 2006 Ghana Music Awards, the group was honored with two awards: New Artiste of the Year and Hiplife Song of the Year for their hit track, "My Shoddy."

2007

Second Album
21 July 2007

Second Album

Buoyed by their initial success, Praye continued to thrive in the music industry. Their second album, "Tha Bomb," released under their record label Broomx Entertainment, further solidified their prominence. The album received widespread acclaim and earned them another Ghana Music Award for Best Hiplife Album in 2007.

2008

Musical Style and International Presence
21 July 2008

Musical Style and International Presence

Praye's unique blend of hiplife, rhythm and blues, pop, and rap music sets them apart from their peers. Their fusion of diverse musical elements and their engaging and humorous lyrics appeal to audiences across Africa and beyond. The trio's talent has taken them to international stages, including performances in the UK, US, Nigeria, and a recording deal in South Africa.

2023

Notable Hits and Impact
21 July 2023

Notable Hits and Impact

Praye's discography boasts an array of memorable hits, each leaving an indelible mark on fans' hearts. Songs like "My Shordy," "Jacket," and "Angelina" have become anthems, showcasing the group's ability to connect with audiences through their music.

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