Efya. Jane Awindor popularly known Efya, is a prolific singer, songwriter and performer in Ghana. Her genre of music is Afro Soul which she performs in her native dialect with English. Efya since her debut has collaborated and performed on World stage with top artiste both in Africa and the rest of the world. Efya stated that she was into old school jazz and high life growing up and her music fluctuate according to her mood. She is best known for her topnotch vocals and the remake of the single “Obianuju” by Nigerian singer Duncan Mighty.
Efya was born in Kumasi a town in Ghana and she has three siblings. Efya is the daughter of the famous film maker and celebrity host of the late television show “Greetings from Abroad”, Nana Adwoa Awindor. Efya is a graduate of Theatre and Music from the University of Ghana.
Efya was rumored to be romantically involved with Nigerian singer Wizkid which the rumors later grew due to her signing to his record label but they later denied the claim stating it was just a business relationship. Since then she has not been publicly romantically paired with anyone.
Efya got her major breakthrough after she released her first mixtape which supported her two singles “Getaway” and “Best in Me” the two songs received so much acceptance that the name Efya became a household name in Ghana.
Efya since her debut has released hit songs like, Life, Jorley, Obianuju, Where did I go wrong, little things just to mention a few. She has also released topnotch albums like Unveiled ,T.I.N.T. , that have gone on to reach sold out levels and has won her awards and nominations both in Nigeria and all across Africa.
Efya since her debut has won herself awards and nominations both in Ghana and all across Africa. She once won the best female artist at the Ghana Music awards. She has also gotten herself various endorsement deals from top brands in Ghana. She is also into some Humanitarian causes. She is one of the topmost artistes in Ghana.
Efya’s Networth is estimated between 1 million dollars-5 million dollars. This is calculated from her show performances, albums sales, endorsement deals, properties and investments owned by her. Efya has done well for herself financially and is one of the artists to reckon with in Ghana. Here are the best songs by Efya.
- UNTIL THE DAWN
- ANKWADOBI FEATURING MEDIKAL
- FORGETTING ME
- MAMEE FEATURING MR EAZI
- JORLEY FEATURING SARKODIE
- PAPER GUNS FEATURING DJ LARA FRASER
- WHOMAN WOMAN
- WHERE DID I GO WRONG
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