Ghanaian Alté artiste Ama Serwah Genfi, popularly known as Amaarae, is celeb a milestone for her debut album titled ‘The Angel You Don’t Know’ as it Surpasses a total of 80 million streams on streaming platform Spotify. The Album was released in 2020 and spawned several hits including ‘Jumping Ship’ featuring Nigerian Alté pioneer and head huncho, Cruel Santino, and the very successful ‘Sad Gurlz Luv Money.’
Amaarae’s debut EP, Passionfruit Summers, introduced her to audiences in her native Ghana in 2017. Before the album took her to West African and subsequent African recognition in 2020.
In 2021 the remix of ‘Sad Gurlz’ with a feature from Latino global star Kali Uchis, went viral on social media, streaming platforms, and gave Genfi her first global hit and a deal with American label Interscope.
Owen Myers of Pitchfork about the album: ” it crackles with innovation, a pacesetter at a time when industry bigwigs are waking up to the long-held truth that Africa is setting the global tempo for pop music.”
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