Livingston Setakla Este, also known as Stonebwoy, is on every list of the top five best dancehall music performers in Ghana and Africa today.
He is well-known for his ability to sing and write lyrics all over the world.
He may be the only Ghanaian artist with elite fans and the only dancehall act with a massive annual free outdoor concert.
Livingston Etse Setakle, better known by his stage name Stonebwoy, is a Ghanaian dancehall music performer and entrepreneur. Although he was born a twin, he was always meant to be famous on his own.
From the midsections of the More noteworthy Accra locale in Ghana, Ashaiman, the spot of birth, this character has carried on with a striking life and being praised by a great many Ghanaians and among dignitaries across borders.
Despite the presence of previous performers, Stonebwoy’s popularity in Ghana of reggae dancehall music was sparked by his affiliation with legendary reggae musician Samini.
Stonebwoy joined Samini and Batman to pursue his music career after graduating from the second education cycle. Despite the fact that the two were close friends, Samini became the master head because he had already attracted some attention in the industry and will need to groom Stonebwoy under his influence.
Stonebwoy has never looked back since then, and the young man’s hard work is clearly paying off today with collaborations with international artists from Africa, the United Kingdom, and Jamaica like Jah Vinci, Trey Songz, Gappy Ranks, Randy Valentine, Sakordie, Wayne Wonder, Laza Morgan, Samini, Obrafour, Black Prophet, R2Bees, Patoranking, General Pype Stylogee, Burna Boy, Morgan Heritage, Chris Martin, I Oct.
He has staged performances in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Italy, Amsterdam, and many other countries and shared the stage with acts such as Lauryn Hill, Alkaline, Busy Signal, Popcaan, Morgan Heritage, and Wizkid due to his electrifying and energetic performance. Marking assumes a vital part inside the BMG bunch, and as a brand, Stonebwoy’s famous expression “BHIM!!!!!‟ (Favor His Supreme Grandness) has been generally gotten and acknowledged, inside Ghana and Africa, however in Europe as well.
Stonebwoy appears to have had a great year so far in 2022, despite the fact that he has not released many bangers. Many Ghanaian artists have had great years in 2022. Despite this, he has headlined major international events where he has effectively represented Ghana.
The instances in 2022 when Stonebwoy made headlines are listed below. Stonebwoy and Davido make history at the O2 Arena Stonebwoy celebrated his birthday by attending Davido’s concert at the 02 Arena, which was attended by more than 20,000 people.
The monstrous exhibition conveyed by the Ghanaian artiste will be one of the exhibitions to stand out forever in light of the fact that Davido utilized the fabulous stage to wish the dancehall act a blissful birthday after his presentation.
2. Stonebwoy addresses Ghana at AFRO Country Live event in Puerto Rico
Stonebwoy graced music darlings with his opening at the AFRONATION in Puerto Rico in Spring.
With a stunning performance that left people with goosebumps, he wowed the crowd and fed more than a thousand people that night.
The superstar performed alongside King Promise, Megan Thee Stallion, Burnaboy, and Wizkid on the stage.
From a pool of the biggest names in Afrobeats, reggae, dancehall, hip hop, and R&B, this year’s lineup for the first American performance was selected. Stonebwoy, an African powerhouse and global trailblazer, “LITs” up Summer Jam Festival. During his headlining set for Summerjam Festival, Stonebwoy performed an epic song mix of medleys and classics.
The four-time winner of the BET Award for Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa took the “red stage” in Cologne, Germany, where dancers performed intricate choreography. He performed songs like “Name,” “Nukedzor,” “Mane Me,” “Sobolo,” “Nominate,” “Activate,” “Ololo,” “Higher,” and “Putuu.”
Since his historic festival debut in 2018, the Ghanaian musician made his second Summerjam Festival appearance with this performance.
4. Stonebwoy’s performance of their smash hit “Activate” at the 2022 Afrobeats Festival was an electrifying experience for music lovers and fans.
The first-ever edition of the 2022 Afrobeats Festival took place in Berlin, Germany, on July 9, 2022.
Wizkid, Gyakie, Ruger, Rema, Omah Lay, Tiwa Savage, Lojay, L.A.X, and Wurld, among others, gave performances at the festival. Erica Abi Wright, better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, was a special guest.
Stonebwoy’s epic performance at the Global Citizen Festival The global entertainment industry is celebrating Stonebwoy’s epic performance at the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday (September 24) from Ghana’s storied Black Stars Square, Accra, which reaffirmed his status as one of the most renowned performers in the world.
As the celebration’s initial demonstration, the various honor winning Ghanaian global melodic artiste, who was presented vivaciously by Wonder’s Dark Jaguar star Danai Gurira, conveyed a surprising benchmark execution.
The BET award winner rode a horse onto the stage during the nearly 30-minute performance; while he performed songs from his discography, evoking a wide range of emotions from the enthusiastic audience.
The self-affirming new single from 1 GAD, “Gidigba,” which means: Firm and Strong) and pumped up the energy with notable revolutionary and advocacy reggae songs like “Run Go,” which perfectly portrayed the festival’s theme and provided an in-depth perspective, and “Greedy Men,” before closing with his most recent releases. The purpose of his entire collection was to address social issues affecting “global citizens.”
7. Stonebwoy gave a one-of-a-kind performance at the Google Staff Closing Ceremony of Black History Month in the United Kingdom this year, which was lit up by the event.
Through the month of October each year, Google celebrates Black History Month in the United Kingdom.
For the grand finale of this year’s activities, the multi-award-winning musician gave an immersive performance that helped set the mood in the auditorium.
8. Stonebwoy Headlines the Uppsala Reggae Festival in 2022 Stonebwoy stormed Sweden to perform at the Uppsala Reggae Festival, which takes place on July 29 and 30 in Fyrishov, Uppsala.
The first and largest pure reggae music festival in Scandinavia, Uppsala Reggae Festival, draws hardcore reggae fans from all over the world.
This exhibition shows up at the celebration as one of the title act after 2019. He will perform alongside some well-known international acts.
9. Stonebwoy signs a global deal with Universal Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam, and Def Jam Africa Stonebwoy has signed a global deal with Universal Music Group (UMG).
Def Jam Recordings will serve as his home in the United States, while Def Jam Africa, which will debut in 2020, will represent his music throughout Africa.
10. Stonebwoy Lights Up FIFA Fan Festival On the eve of the third-to-fourth-place match in the ongoing World Cup in Qatar, Stonebwoy rocked the FIFA Fan Festival with an impressive performance.
The reggae and dancehall crooner performed in front of more than 50,000 people and wowed the audience with some of his most popular songs.
Stonebwoy’s songs, particularly his smash hit “Go Higher,” were accompanied by chants, screams, and shouts from the crowd.
On stage, the artist from Ashaiman demonstrated his lyrical and vocal skills as well as his class.