Kay Mena On Artiste Spotlight

Born Anderson Kwamena Frimpong A.K.A Ewe Boy otherwise better known by stage name Kay Mena, is a 360 degree act who’s deeply rooted in Reggae Rub-ba-dub/Dancehall. He describes his style of music to be globally inspiring. He originates from Winneba, capital of Effutu Municipal District in Central Region.

Music has always been a way for him to clearly express himself since he’s more of a reserved person. So if he has anything to say, he’ll rather put it into his lyrics. Besides music has always ran in his family so it was naturally instilled in him.

Early Life/Education

On10th May, 1997, Kay was born into the family of music under the mentorship of his father and manager. He lived almost all his childhood life in Winneba. He Attended Amanfrom JHS and went onto Aburaman Senior High School in Abura/Asebu/Kwamank before Kings University Collage where he studied Computer Science.

He started his music career as a member of the church choir which propelled his interest to learn how to play instruments. With a premeditated mindset balanced with focus and high level of determination compelled him to learn to play almost every instrument with drums inclusive.

Music Career
His interest in music leveled up when he was officially invited to Nigeria to take up the management of a music studio in Surulere for 5years. While working as a music producer in Nigeria, he was opportune to work with celebrated Nigerian music gurus like Yemi Alade, Timaya, Kizz Daniel, and Ice Prince. His dream to become an artist was solidified the moment he met the likes of Nigerian reggae legends like RasKimono, Ortis Wiliki, Zhyon and many more.

The excitement, inspiration, knowledge and influence picked up from the aforementioned notable names super charged him to carve his own path. Upon his return he was100% certain music was his calling, hence he prioritized it without a second thought.

Fast forward, he established a music brand for himself as an artist and he is managed by his father’s music label, Black Music Entertainment (BME).

Unique Qualities
Versatility defines his artistry. Music we say is ever dynamic so his ability to blend into any kind of genre and kill it in itself is an art on its own. As a matter of fact, Kay Mena is a different breed of artist with a different message.

Inspiration
People and personal experiences inspires him. What he sees and experiences around him inspires all his songs.

Vision & Aspiration
He intends to go as far as his dreams can take him and for relevance, he’ll just give in his best to give his fan and music lovers good music.

Performances
Kay Mena as an artiste is never a stranger to high class shows. He had previously performed at various musical concerts and events in Ghana and Nigeria.
1. Contemporary African Music Awards (CAMA AWARDS) 2021 Nigeria.
2. Central Media Awards 2022 Ghana.

AWARDS
1. Global Music Awards 2022 (Ghanaian Discovery of the year Nominee)
2. Central Music Awards (Nominee)

DISCOGRAPHY

YEARSONGPRODUCTION
2021Crazy LoveBlack Music Entertainment
2021FIREBlack Music Entertainment
2021GimmeBlack Music Entertainment
2021My BabyBlack Music Entertainment
2022CAPONEBlack Music Entertainment
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