MTV Brand New Unsigned for 2012 runner-up, SB.TV and MOBO Awards 'Ones To Watch' - Kobi Onyame is a Ghanaian/UK based Hip Hop artist and producer. He describes his music as hip-hop with a fusion of his life's influences, circumstances and influences.
"I love that I am able to express myself through music. I grew up listening to a lot of Hip Hop but heard gospel and highlife from my parents and also pop, rock and dance from my friends..."
His independent/underground album Green Green Grasses released in 2011, peaking at number 29 on the UK iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap charts has received great reviews from online blogs and music magazines.
In recent years Kobi has moved from strength to strength., increasing awarenes of his music and brand whilst building a credible fan base through playing live, radio, press, online and TV support. On the live circuit, Kobi has played stages at Glastonbury, T in the Park, RockNess, goNorth and Wickerman Festival's. He has opened in concert for artists including Kanye West, Akon, Wu Tang Clan, Wiz Khalifa, Jessie J, Sway, Kano, Wiley, Slum Village, De La Soul, Chiddy Bang, Tinchy Stryder and many more.
His single "Protect Myself" was play listed on BBC Radio 1, with support from DJs including Fearne Cotton, Scot Mills, Greg James and more. His new single from "Green Green Grasses" is the song "Dreams" featuring Jamie Sellers.