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Skaa - Alfred Akogu serving his fans with heartwarming music

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 20, 2019, 1:21 pm IST
Updated : Nov 5, 2019, 2:30 pm IST

Soon to be a popular rapper.

Alfred Endaya Akogu (Photo: File)
 Alfred Endaya Akogu (Photo: File)

Alfred Endaya Akogu is popularly known as "Skaa"… It wouldn't be wrong to say that this is one of the fastest-growing names in hip hop across the globe. Yes, the young rapper has found a place for himself among the top-notch artists across the world in a short span of time.

He has released a number of songs on major music platforms and has garnered a huge number of streams that have been continuously growing. He, however, believes that he still has a long way to go in his career.

"Music was always my biggest passion and ever since childhood, I always dreamt of becoming a successful artist and being loved and respected for my work. I always kept making tunes on my own and wrote my own words to fit in those tunes. Soon, my close friends started liking my work and they encouraged me to carry on with my passion," said Skaa.

"This gave me tremendous confidence and I started doing it with even more dedication. I was always good at studies but the only thing that could keep me from studies was music. This love for music is now paying dividends and gradually I am getting to a place I always wanted to be at in life," he added.

"This, however, is not the end and I know I still have to go a long way before I can finally can say yes, this is the exact place where I’ve wanted to be and now I can finally say I achieved my dream," he continued.

It wasn’t always easy for Skaa to follow his passion. Despite being good at studies, he wanted to pursue a career in music which was considered an odd choice in his family. He still continued with his passion silently and his hard work and dedication towards his craft started to pay off.

He currently has a good amount of tracks and two EPs released on popular music platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, Tidal, YouTube, etc., with his following rapidly growing over these platforms.

Currently, Skaa has clocked over a million streams both on SoundCloud and on Spotify, more than 25,000 followers on Instagram and over 11,000 subscribers on YouTube. With the speed at which Skaa is moving, he’s on a path to being amongst the top rappers of this new generation.

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