Who Is Yaw Tog
Think about being a high school pupil and being credited with being the face of a budding sub-genre of music.
That’s the case of Yaw Tog, a pupil of Opoku Ware Senior Excessive in Kumasi whose drill rap monitor “Sore” is making airwaves and making the Kumasi drill scene extra mainstream.
Yaw Tog is a fast-rising Ghanaian drill musical sensation from Kumasi within the Ashanti Area of Ghana.
He’s marked as a pivotal contribution to the rising drill scene which began in Ghana’s Ashanti regional capital of Kumasi.
Yaw Tog was born the yr 2001 and is 20 years
He’s a last yr pupil of Opoku Ware Senior Excessive learning Normal Arts.
Yaw Tog is tasting fame for the primary time together with his single “Sore” (which means ‘stand up’), which topped the Apple Music, Audiomack, and Boomplay charts upon launch.
Waking as much as see the monitor he recorded together with his buddies of their house studio go viral on Twitter, after which on Instagram, was greater than a dream come true. “I do know I couldn’t have finished this with out my brothers,” he says. “All of us work collectively, and all of us push our sound collectively.”
His brothers, on this case, are O’Kenneth, Jay Bahd, and Metropolis Boy, who featured on the only. “Sore” has turn into the anthem for Asakaa and Yaw Tog has turn into its poster boy.
“Sore” was launched as a single on September 3, 2020, that includes different younger rappers equivalent to O ‘Kenneth, Metropolis Boy, Reggie, and Jay Bahd who’re all high school college students too.
On September 18th, a video of the track shot on the streets and directed by Koopoku Studios was uploaded to YouTube.
Shortly after, the video started to realize traction on micro-blogging web site, Twitter.
Following the demise of Pop Smoke, one of many largest drill stars within the final couple of years, there was a surge within the variety of artists internationally making an attempt their palms on the sub-genre.
“Sore” is one more proof of affection for the rap subgenre born in Chicago and exploded exterior the States, beginning in the UK,” says Billboard Italia within the function revealed on the younger ‘Kumerican’.
The Ghanaian rap scene has been set ablaze by the sudden recognition of Kumasi drill music.
The African music scene is thought to be versatile, different, and eclectic and has given the world superb items like afrobeat, afro entice, hip-life, and hi-life.
- Sore Remix (feat Stormzy & Kwesi Arthur)
- Savage (feat Drapeyy)
Yaw Tog is estimated round $200,000.