Ghanaian singer and songwriter, Nana Fofie was one of the opening acts on Nicki Minaj’s tour stop in Holland.
Held at the Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam on Monday, March 25, 2019, it saw Fofie introduce her craft to thousands at one of the world’s busiest concert avenues for 15 minutes.
Known as the ‘Mash Up Queen,’ she has worked her way up the music ladder with her brilliant covers and mashups.
Checks by livefmghana.com indicates Minaj has had Fofie on her radar for a while – sharing her music with her fans online and also talking about her (Fofie) during the UK edition of Queen Radio in March 2019.
“She’s so fucking dope. I wish I had time to play her. Hopefully, I can do music with her one day.” stated the former to American publication, BillBoard about the latter in a March 2019 interview.
Watch Fofie’s performance video below.
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Fofie is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
She credits her “major musical background” for her deep passion for music starting at age 5.
Her cover of Runtown’s ‘Mad Over You’ produced by K.I.D.D. Production garnered some 100, 000 views in its first week of release. It has over 4.6 million views currently.
Fofie’s mash up of Mr. Eazi’s ‘Leg Over’ currently has over 2.1 million views.
Her biggest inspirations are her late father and Lauryn Hill. Her music style is blending European and African sounds in a unique way.
Labels including Universal Music Group have expressed interest in working her.
She is said to be working on a new EP.
Fofie started the Fofie Foundation to her aid her father’s vision of supporting orphans in her native country, Ghana. She has three other siblings.