Yaw Siki; birth name Isaac Okai, was born in Tema,Ghana,where he was raised by both parents.Siki attended Tema Methodist High School and graduated in 2004.He decided that he had a better chance with the media so he attended Trans-Africa college where he practiced journalism.
Siki started rapping at the age of 14 in junior high school when he got inspired by his senior brother and gradually learnt the basics of rhyming and word play.Mostly inspired by Eminem, Reggie Rockstone, Dr.dre, Obrafour and Snoop Dogg.
Yaw Siki developed a love for telling stories in his lyrics. At the age of 16 Siki had a book of rhymes and started freestyling in his hood during parties and street gatherings. His performances carried on through his days in high school, and recorded his first demo in 2001.Siki started battling on the popular Ghanaian “Kasahare” (rap) show hosted by Dr.Duncan after high school.
Yaw Siki has released several mixtapes from 2006 to 2010 which included songs like “Dreams”,”Osei me”, Mic-check”, and “Tantana” produced by Kill Beatz.Siki came into the limelight when he was featured by Under Melody of R2bees on “Azonto” and Sarkodie’s “Ye Balli”.
On January 1st, 2011 Yaw Siki released his first official single “Wope Dodo” which is making waves at parties, festivals, clubs, radio stations, internet and the streets.”Wope Dodo” among other songs like “Mi lobi”,”3y3 onua”,”Don’t give up” and “Look sharp” will be on Siki’s “High Technique” album which is due December 2011.
Yaw Siki is currently signed to Street Dreams Entertainment.
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