Yaw Tog

Yaw Tog
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Background information
Birth nameThorsten Owusu Gyimah
Also known asYT
Born (2003-05-08) 8 May 2003 (age 18)
Kumasi, Ghana
GenresDrill music, rap, hip pop
Occupation(s)Musician, rapper
Years active2019-present
LabelsTog Life Music
Associated acts

Thorsten Owusu Gyimah (born 8 May 2003),[1] popularly known as Yaw Tog,[2] is a Ghanaian rapper who majors in drill music known in Ghana as Asakaa.[3][4][5] He is best known for his viral song 'Sore' which featured O`Kenneth, City Boy, Reggie & Jay Bahd and also Kwesi Arthur and Stormzy on the remix.[6][7]

Education

He is a student of Opoku Ware Senior High School.[8][9]

Discography

Album

Singles

Concerts

  • He performed at the 17th Ghana Party in the Park UK Concert.[19][20][21]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Ref
2021 3Music Awards Breakthrough Artiste of the Year Himself Nominated [22]
Viral Song of the Year Sore Nominated
Hiphop Song of the Year Sore Won
Global Music Awards Africa Most Influential Ghanaian Act of the Year Himself Nominated [23]
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) Best New Artiste Himself Nominated [24]
Best Hip-Pop Song of the Year Sore Won [25][26]
Hiplife/Hiphop Artist of the Year Himself Nominated [1]

References

  1. ^ "Yaw Tog Biography". www.biegyanation.com. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Yaw Tog is overhyped – Mr Logic - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  3. ^ "ProfileAbility – Yaw Tog". ProfileAbility. 10 January 2021. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Get To Know: Yaw Tog". DJMag.com. 4 March 2021. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  5. ^ "It's 'Time' for Ghana's Yaw Tog to take the reins". Voice Online. 15 March 2021. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  6. ^ "Ghanaian drill MC Yaw Tog recruits Stormzy for "Sore" remix". The FADER. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  7. ^ "Yaw Tog Calls On Stormzy, Kwesi Arthur For "Sore" Remix". Complex. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Yaw Tog, Biography". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  9. ^ "Gyakie and Yaw Tog to release a song when school breaks". GhanaWeb. 19 April 2021. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Asakaa Star Yaw Tog Returns With Triumphant 'TIME' EP". Complex. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  11. ^ "DOWNLOAD: Yaw Tog – Sore ft O'Kenneth X City Boy X Reggie X Jay Bahd". GhGossip. 20 September 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  12. ^ Powell, Jon (5 March 2021). "Stormzy joins Yaw Tog and Kwesi Arthur on "Sore (Remix)"". REVOLT. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  13. ^ CratesHub, Alloh. "Yaw Tog – Y33gye (Prod. by DG)". CratesHub.com. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Yaw Tog - Africa mp3 Download". Newreleasegh.com/. 13 November 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  15. ^ "Yaw Tog-Empty Mp3 Download". Newreleasegh.com. 20 November 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  16. ^ "Yaw Tog-Daben Mp3 Download". Newreleasegh.com/. 20 November 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  17. ^ CratesHub, Alloh. "Yaw Tog - Mood ft Sean Lifer (Prod by Juiczx)". CratesHub.com. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  18. ^ "Yaw Tog – Time (Prod. by Khendi Beatz)". AaceHypez. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  19. ^ "Patrons enjoy thrilling performances at 16th Ghana Party in the Park-UK - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  20. ^ "Home". Ghana Party In The Park. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  21. ^ "Sarkodie, Darkoo steals show at 'Ghana Party in the Park'". GhanaWeb. 25 July 2021. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  22. ^ "3Music Awards 2021: See full list of nominees - MyJoyOnline.com". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  23. ^ "Global Music Awards Africa 2021: All the nominees". Music in Africa. 3 February 2021. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  24. ^ Ibrahim, Faruk (4 April 2021). "VGMA 2021! Yaw Tog Grabs Nomination For Best New Artiste Award". GBAfrica. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  25. ^ GRAND FINALE: 22ND VODAFONE GHANA MUSIC AWARDS NIGHT | #VGMA22, retrieved 26 June 2021
  26. ^ Aryee, Naa Ayeley (26 June 2021). "Yaw Tog beats Medikal, others to win 2021 VGMA Best Hip Hop song of the Year". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 26 June 2021.