Iwan to celebrate 10 years since his debut Album – My Time
Ghanaian Reggae Dancehall artist Abdul Razak Issahaku aka Iwan ‘The lyrical Gunshot’ is set to celebrate 10 years anniversary since his debut album MY TIME dropped on 12 September 2010 . He is the first reggae artist to win the Best Reggae Artist of the year at the 2011 Ghana Music Awards. The Album boasted breakthrough tracks like Give Thanks and Praises, Jah Bless me and That Day. The Self Proclaimed Reggae Dancehall King subsequently recorded eight studio albums; 12 September (2011), Jah (2014), Am A Gideon Mixtape (2015), Gaskiya (2016), Trust in the Lord (2017), We are Gods (2018) and recently released Cornerstone (September 2019). He has also produced a number of riddims under his label Gideon Force International: AK47 Riddim, Sweet Riddim 2019.
It hasn’t been a smooth ride for the ‘Who’s Bad’ hitmaker, the artist who was signed under Bullhaus Entertainment which is run by Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson AKA Bulldog, the pair split up in 2011 and for the longest time the pair had bad blood between themselves.
In the beginning of 2020 Iwan announced that he has landed a publishing deal with Sheer Publishing Africa, which is the largest independent publishing house in Africa and is currently looking to expand its client base within the African Diaspora. Their mission is to provide a comprehensive range of copyright services to our clients, both domestic, continental and international. It has close links with the collecting societies based all over the world. It is also a member of SAMRO and the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK). With their vast catalogue rich with South African, African and international chart music ideal for synching purposes, Sheer Publishing offers the ultimate one-stop solution for all deals.
To mark his 10 year anniversary, Iwan has thanked the fans who have rallied behind him over the years and to show gratitude he is planning a series of Thanksgiving shows which will culminate into a Grand Musical Tour to mark the anniversary.
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