The HKN camp have done it again. Davido’s recently signed artist & Ghanaian superstar, Deekay, has finally released his highly anticipated hot new single titled ‘Repete’. The single which is officially the first for Deekay was produced by the super producer, Shizzi. Enjoy below…
Deekay is a true artist in every sense of the word …. From his catchy melodious harmonies and hooks to his intellect provoking lyrics and stylistic dance moves , DeeKay is the whole package. A performance artist – singer , rapper , songwriter and dancer !
Dennis King, known by his stage name of DeeKay is half Ghanaian and half Nigerian. Born into a family of five children where strong spirituality and importance in education was a priority. Growing up in both Nigeria and Ghana, Dennis excelled in sports, such as , basketball where he was MVP for two years in a row and football. It was also around this time that he began honing his performance skills and also served as the leader of the choreography team.
While attending University, DeeKay then known by his former stage name of Arlaylay participated in the Channel O Sprite Mcee Africa competition, performed at annual fashion shows, homecoming (akwaba), and all the hall weeks on and off campus. After graduating from Takoradi Polytechnic with a degree in Building Technology and fueled by the positive and passionate responses to his early freestyles and music by his peers , DeeKay took the bold stance to pursue music full time.
He partnered with a friend , Big Dele of Impeccable Entertainment and began working his various freestyles and songs within the Ghanaian market. It was then at a chance meeting with the young African superstar , David “Davido” Adeleke that the start of DeeKay’s relationship with Davido HKN music began. Noticed for not only his musical talents but also for his dancing abilities and character, DeeKay began to work on a collaboration for the song “High Fever” with Davido. Released in early 2013 , “High Fever” was excitedly received by old fans and new fans alike. The various textures of the song and vivid lyrics made the song an instant hit. And was marked by a capacity filled autograph signing and release on location in Accra, Ghana. Soon thereafter , DeeKay dropped “Aunty Araba”. An equally attention catchy piece with not only lyrics but moments of flowing melodies as well that further generated interest in him as an evolved artist.
Most recently, DeeKay has been touring and collaborating with his label mates at HKN music. He has appeared in numerous Davido and HKN music artists’ music videos as well as videos of other industry colleagues. Fresh off of a highly successful Davido and HKN Gang tours in US , UK, Europe, as well as numerous African countries, and various award shows; you can expect to see DeeKay on stage with Davido and his HKN gang label mates in their upcoming US and Canada tour and shortly thereafter UK.
Anticipate dynamic music and energy from DeeKay as he is set to release his first official dance single out of HKN and music video to “Repete” produced by the highly acclaimed Shizzi. And look for many new releases and videos to follow. You can expect songs that display his versatility as an artist…seamlessly crossing and melting the boundaries of Afro-Pop, Hip hop, RnB, and Pop. In his own words “Music is LIFE, it is the way I find best to express myself and illustrate my inner thoughts and feelings”. Expect nothing but unforgettable , dynamic music from this upcoming superstar.
Check his Instagram @deekayhkn , twitter @deekayhkn , and website www.deekayallday.com for updates including new music , promo tours , and appearances !!