Interview with GH One TV December 4, 2015
Undoubtedly a name that cannot be ruled out in the annals of Ghanaian music and with prior focus on Dancehall and Reggae, Rexford Kojo Amoah; Shatta Rako aka Kojo Legend as known by his stage name was born to Mr Justice Charles Amoah and Ms. Mercy Mensah on 12th November 1979.
Identifying his interest in music at a tender age as a chorister, the dream to pursue music gained much prominence over everything else in Adisadel College where he represented his class during most indoor and outdoor events. He was then convinced to join the Adisadel College School Choir where he polished his singing skill with finesse till he Left in 1997.
Although playing along songs of other artists, the real zeal to record his first professional song was in 2005 after his return from the UK. The first single titled Nfoni was an instant hit song as his unique style of singing interspersed with a vocal credence could easily make him out. He then gained recognition as the only artiste doing original dancehall in Ghana at the time after Veterans like Root Eye, Yoggi Doggy and Sonni Balli.
Releasing hit singles thereof, Shatta Rako aka Kojo Legend has on several occasions been referred to as an epitome of originality. Remixing and bringing back to life most of the Ghanaian high life songs in his own unique way, many have tipped him as the present and future of Ghanaian music in an era where music has really lost its worth.
“NFONI” “REDEFINED” AND “KLASSIK REMIXES” are the three solid albums Shatta Rako aka Kojo Legend has to is credit amongs hit singles “CRY NO MORE” “ROLL CALL” “HELLO”
Currently working on the release of his fourth album slated for this year 2014, Shatta Rako aka Kojo Legend is set to take the Ghanaian music by storm.