Meet Labadi Music’s Dani Draco
Real name Daniel Akam (born April 17, 1995), known professionally as Dani Draco a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer is one of the nation’s budding talents.
Crafting his music from Afrobeats, R&B/, Hip-hop to Trap, the singer/ songwriter and rapper signed to Labadi Music has been in Ghana’s music since 2016.
From putting his music on popular streaming platform Sound cloud to making music with some of the nation’s finest, Draco’s journey is one of the most touching you’ll ever come across.
Born to a Ghanaian/Cameroonian mother and a Ghanaian father who was stuck in Liberia as a war hostage for 3 years having then being rescued after which he moved to Tema, Ghana to start a new life.
Draco during his early days of music in 2016 was always on the road moving from Tema to Haatso, to Fadama, Kasoa before ultimately settling in East Legon to further his music career.
On August 30, 2019, he released his debut single “Trouble” and received positive reviews from music critics. His trademark sound breathes influence from all sorts of genre, with a music range that comes with a wide spectrum, capturing what he calls the “wavy movement of life”.
He has written songs for Efya, featured on Kuvie’s “Gruvie” album, and shines on $pacely biggest hit “Paradise”. A “La Meme Gang” affiliate, his experiences of group success inspired him to team up with $pacely to create “Labadi music”, a collective of artists from different fields who organized themselves to capture a modelesque street style of music combined with everyday realism.
Candid, straight to the point, and well-articulated with Lyrical content also drawn from conflicted situations or a very confident point, Draco’s discography boasts of some of the best music you’ll hear coming from this part of the world.
His songs include Lean Wave, Trouble, Don’t let me go, and Paradise with $pacely all in 2019. You can watch the video for Paradise below.
Dani Draco recently released new music he calls Sad Boy Flow. The dancehall themed song is produced by Zodivc. Dani takes us on a trip into his thoughts and feelings. Listen to Sad Boy Flow below.