A RULER of Positive Energy
Genre : Hip Hop , Hiplife
Location : Ghana
Youtube channel : https://www.youtube.com/user/MrOtumfour
Power to the People
Yaw Agyei Nelson; born May 5, 1985, better known as AJ Nelson is a Ghanaian rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and a youth activist.
His major influences include Nelson Mandela, Nas, Andre 3000 and Nana Ampadu, the celebrated Ghanaian music legend.
AJ Nelson’s musical career began in 2009 after mentoring with one of Ghana’s ace musicians, Okyeame Kwame for some years. He is most famous for singles like ”Mama Africa”, “One to love you”, “Dream”, “Same girl” and “Faith”.
The fast-rising star has since collaborated on songs with Lady Jay, Wiyaala, Jay Ghartey and Nelson Manora, from Congo Brazzaville.
His unique selling point is his ability to make music that inspire, educate and empower. In addition to his mind-blowing live performances, AJ Nelson is acknowledged for initiating the “Power to the people” campaign. An idea he established in 2015 to encourage the youth to speak freely and truthfully in his vision to curb down woes of society in Africa, and the world at large.
In the same period, he released a record called “Power to the people” which features amazing Ghanaian Pop Sissala artist Wiyaala.
Power To The People lead AJ Nelson to be ranked 3rd on iTunes list of top selling Ghanaian Hip-Hop artists alongside fellow rappers Sarkodie and Obrafuor. AJ Nelson was ranked the 3rd top selling artist on iTunes in November 2015.
Musician AJ Nelson signed as ambassador for NABA LIFE FOUNDATION, a registered non-governmental organisation in Ghana which stands for wholeheartedly helping to improve the circumstances in life of children, youth and people who live in poverty.