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    10 things you need to know about Tic Tac

    by Nana Yaw Wiredu, 18newspaper.com
    posted Wednesday, 11 September 2013 09:10| 0 Comments

    Hip life musician Tic Tac is known in real life as Nana Kwaku Okyere Duah born in Kwamo, a suburb in the Ashanti Region in Ghana.

    He first began performing in 1997 with a group called ‘Natty Strangers’ along with his best friend Bessem Bikhazi (famously known as Cold Sweat.

    Tic Tac modeled his style after his idol Busta Rhymes

    Bessem Bikhazi, his formal group member now a fully qualified pilot is currently managing Tic Tac.

    In 1999 Tic Tac released his debut solo album, Philomena, which spawned several hits after collaborations with Azigiza and Slim Buster. Artistes he has worked with across Africa: Dbanj & Tony Tetula from Nigeria, Freddy Meiway from Ivory Coast, Sway DaSafo from UK and  JJC.

    Tic Tac has performed internationally, alongside artists such as 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Kanda Bongo Man, and Buju Banton.

    The video for Tic Tac’s 2006 single “Kangaroo” was directed by Gil Green from the USA and reached the top of the MTV Base Africa charts

    During the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, the Ghana national football team began using his song Kangaro with its accompanying dance, to celebrate goals.

    Tic Tac has eleven Ghana Music Awards, including Musician of the Year in 2004. At the 2005 Ghana Music Awards, he had a record nine nominations.

    He is also the current vice chairman of the Greater Accra region of MUSIGA.

    There you have it, exclusive 10 things you need to know about Tic Tac.

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