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Gyakie Biography and net worth

By | November 14, 2022

Gyakie is a Ghanaian Afrobeat or Afro-fusion singer, performer, and songwriter. She is a beautiful lady signed to Flip the Music record label in Ghana. She is the daughter of Legendary highlife musician Nana Acheampong, and Gyakie is popular for her Forever song produced by Kros, a Ghanaian music producer.

Profile of Gyakie

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Full name: Jackline Acheampomaa Acheampong
Nicknames: Gyakie/Songbird
Date of Birth: December 16, 1998
Age: 25 years old
Hometown: Abuakwa, Ashanti Region
Tribe: Asante
Instagram handle: @gyakie_
Twitter(X) handle: @Gyakie_
Facebook handle: Gyakie

Early Life & Family Background

Gyakie was born on December 16, 1998, in Bompso, Ashanti Region, but she comes from Abuakwa, also in the Ashanti Region. She is 25 years old, and the songbird is the first child of Highlife musician Ernest Nana Acheampong and his current wife, Marian Acheampong. Gyakie has three younger siblings, a brother and two sisters from the same parents. However, she has a step-sister (father’s daughter) called Sheila Acheampong, who is also a singer and is older than her.

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Educational Background

Gyakie completed junior high at Mizpah Vine Ark School in Kumasi and proceeded to T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior School, also in Kumasi, for her high school. At Ahmadiyya, Gyakie became an entertainment prefect, and after high school, She went to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She completed her University education in 2021 and graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Gyakie Educational Background

Husband

She is not married.

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Children

She has no children.

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Music Career

Gyakie started singing when she was a young girl. During her days in primary school, the songbird used to entertain her mum and her friends with music at home whenever they came around. However, she began her professional music journey in 2019 at the time she was at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She met Nigerian music producer Sosa who was also in KNUST, and they began working together.

She dropped her first song in February 2019, dubbed “Love is Pretty.” Following her first single, she released “Never Like This” and a gospel song titled “Nana Nyame.” In August 2020, the afro-fusion singer came out with her first album dubbed “SEED EP,” a 5 Tracklist with her breakthrough song “Forever” on the list. The “Forever” song on Gyakie’s External Play topped music charts in different African countries, and she won Awards in Ghana for this song and her SEED EP.

In 2021, Jackline decided to do a remix of her Forever song, and she featured Nigerian artist Omah Lay. The remix of Forever was officially premiered on May 25, 2021, and like the original song, it also became a hit. In the same year, the Flip the Music signee and her record label announced an International record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK, and Sony Music Africa. She released a few singles after that, and on July 22, 2022, she came out with her second career EP, titled “My Diary.” The 6 Tracklist EP had songs like Something, Wakawaka, Flames (ft. Davido), For My Baby, Far Away, and Audience (ft. Songbird). She is doing well with her music career. Currently, Jackline Acheampomaa Acheampong is one of the best female musicians in Ghana.

Albums/EPs

  • SEED EP (2020)
  • My Diary (2022 EP)

Gyakie Songs

  • Rent Free
  • Run Away – A Song With Khalid
  • Love is Pretty
  • Never Like This
  • Sor Mi Mu feat Bisa Kdei
  • Joy & Happiness (Intro)
  • The Journey (outro)
  • Control
  • Love Is Pretty
  • Something
  • Nana Nyame
  • Wakawaka
  • Far Away
  • For My Baby
  • Forever
  • Forever Remix Feat Omah Lay
  • Scar ft. Gyakie & JBee
  • Vacation
  • Whine
  • Need Me

Featured on 

  • R2Bees – Need Your Love (feat. Gyakie)
  • Desire – Mayorkun (feat. Gyakie)
  • Jux – I Love You (feat. Gyakie)
  • Fiokee – Follow You ft Chikee, Gyakie.
  • Blaq Jerzee – Right Here (feat. Gyakie)
  • D-Black – Sheege (feat. Gyakie)

Awards

  • Emerging Woman of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2021.
  • Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year – Ghana Music Awards UK 2021.
  • Artist of Ashanti – Ashanti Music Awards 2021.
  • Woman of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2022.
  • Best International Collaboration of the Year (Forever Remix ft. Omar Lay) – VGMA 23.
  • Best West African Artiste of The Year – The Headiest Awards 2022.
  • Revelation of the Year – Clout Africa Awards 2022.
  • Record of the Year – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 24.

Nominations

  • EP of the Year (SEED EP), Breakthrough Act of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2021.
  • EP of the Year (SEED EP), Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year (Forever), Best New Artiste of the Year – VGMA 2021.
  • Artiste of the Year, Afrobeats/Afropop Act of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2022.
  • Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year, EP of the Year (SEED EP), Best New Artiste of the Year – VGMA 2022.
  • Best collaboration (Forever Remix ft. Omah Lay) – Clout Africa Awards 2022.
  • Best Music Act (Female) – Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2022.

Manager

Gyakie’s manager is called Emmanuel Sedo, aka ‘Electro mirror.’ He owns Flip the Music record label.

House

N/A

Cars

• Hyundai Elantra
• Jeep

Gyakie Cars

Net worth

Gyakie has an estimated net worth of $300,000.

FAQs about Gyakie

• Where is Gyakie originally from?
Originally, Gyakie is a Ghanaian from Abuakwa, in the Ashanti Region.

• Who is the father of Gyakie?
Ernest Nana Acheampong, popularly called, Nana Acheampong, is the father of Gyakie. He is a Ghanaian highlife music Legend.

• Is Gyakie father Nana Acheampong?
Yes.

• How old is Gyakie now?
She is 25 years old now.

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