Soul Songtress, Efya’s debut album ‘Janesis’ will be released on April 22, 2016.
Originally scheduled for release in 2013, four songs off the album, Forgetting Me, Jorley, Gingam Too Much and One of Your own featuring Bisa Kdei have already been released.
The 21-track album includes features by Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Bisa Kdei, Ice Prince, Mugeez, and E.L.
Efya put out a mixtape titled This Is Not the Album in 2013, which consisted of songs released in the early days of her musical career.
She was introduced to the Ghanaian music scene when she made it as one of 12 finalists of the music reality show “Stars of the Future” in 2008. She placed second in the competition to winner Irene Logan.
She is a product of Yaa Asantewaa secondary School and University Of Ghana, Legon, where she graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts and Music.
Between 2008 and 2011, she was part of the group ‘Irene and Jane’. They released one album “Unveiled” before going their separate ways. After the break-up, the then Jane changed her name to Miss Jane and then later, to Efya.
Efya got signed to One Nation Entertainment in 2011. Her first single after she left the group was ‘Little Things’. Since then, she’s released over a dozen other singles.
Efya is a delight to watch on stage. For four consecutive years between 2009-2013, she won ‘Best Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the Ghana Music Awards.
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