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Stonebwoy Biography

Ghanaian Musician

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Stonebwoy, born Livingstone Etse Satekla, is a Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall, and reggae singer. He has made significant contributions to the Ghanaian music industry and has garnered numerous awards and nominations throughout his career.

Full Name Livingstone Etse Satekla
Born March 5, 1988 (age 35)
Nationality Ghanaian
Occupation Musician
Relationship Status Married
Education University of Professional Studies
Awards Best International Act: Africa category at the 2015 BET Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2015 Ghana Music Awards
Organization Burniton Music Group

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Early Life

  • Livingstone Etse Satekla, known as Stonebwoy, was born on 5 March 1988 in Volta Region, Ghana.
  • He developed a passion for music at a young age, which was evident in his participation in various singing competitions during his childhood.


  • Stonebwoy attended Methodist Day Secondary School in Tema.
  • He later pursued his tertiary education at the University of Professional Studies to study Marketing.


  • Stonebwoy began his music career as an underground rapper, participating in various rap battles and gaining recognition.
  • In 2010, he joined Samini Music, where he recorded his first hit single “Climax” featuring Samini.
  • His debut album, “Grade 1”, was released under the Samini Music label.
  • Stonebwoy’s second album, “Necessary Evil”, was a major success, featuring hits like “Baafira” which gained massive airplay.
  • He founded the Burniton Music Group in 2017, which has since been a platform for several young talents.
  • Over the years, Stonebwoy has collaborated with various international artists, enhancing his global reach and influence.
  • His music style, which blends Afropop, dancehall, and reggae, has made him a prominent figure in the African music scene.

Collaborations and Tours

  • Stonebwoy has worked with top artists like Kojo Antwi, Samini, and Sarkodie.
  • He has also embarked on several international tours, performing in countries like the UK, USA, and Australia.

Awards and Nominations

  • Stonebwoy has been nominated for and won numerous awards, both locally and internationally.
  • Some of his accolades include the BET Award for Best International Act: Africa and the Ghana Music Award for Artist of the Year.
  • His consistent contributions to the music industry have earned him a reputation as one of Ghana’s top artists.

Personal Life

  • Stonebwoy is not only a musician but also a philanthropist, often engaging in charitable activities.
  • He is married and has been blessed with children, maintaining a relatively private family life.

Source: Wikipedia

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