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The mere act of living in today's economy crisis is the foundation from which a true artist creates his or her most muse. International super star Kofi- Kofi (aka)”KAPITANO” meets no exception to this rule. His debut album,” I Am What I Am” a collection of empowering songs, creatively reflects the ups and downs of the singer/ songwriter/ and co- producer's life experiences.” I Am What I Am” is a blend of reggae and Hip-Hop.
To understand where Kofi-Kofi stands right now is just a piece of the puzzle. The other piece lies in where he came from: this new artist possesses a unique ultimate history. A Ghanian from the west part of Africa, Kofi-Kofi traveled extensively and experienced the European and American lifestyle. Kofi-Kofi full name is actually George Kofi Ntifo. Born in the capital of Ghana “Accra.” He lived 10 years in Europe in three different countries: Sweden, Germany, and Italy. He speaks fluent in Italian and a little Swedish and German. He currently resides in the “United States of America” in Atlanta,Georgia, after leaving Italy in the year 2002.
As a child he discovered a passion for music. Back in his teen years growing up in Ghana there was a band called “TaTa ABC” and as a child he would watch them play and perform- live. As a Ghanian he learned to play the traditional African drum. He never dreamt of pursing a career as a musician due to his love of the game of soccer, which he perfected in as a teenager. While living in Europe he studied and discovered many forms of music. Victorio Giani an Italian from Rome, Italy saw Kofi-Kofi's hidden talents and recorded his first record. In Europe, he eventually embraced hip-hop music and culture. Some of his inspirations are:Bob Marley Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Tupac Shakur and many more.
Meanwhile, his first single “ Burning Up” shows another side of the artist. On this song Kofi- Kofi
puts forth a chill vibe. Once you hear the beat and rhythm, it will put every listener in the mood to dance. The song is great for any party or club. With all the hard time people are going through today, “Burning Up” reminds fans to still have fun and party. The club exists with many gorgeous women to enjoy. Though life doesn't just evolve around beautiful women and luxury and “Kofi-Kofi” can very much acknowledge. Yet, “Stay Strong” is a more personal song which allows the audience to step into his world existing around hardships. “Gone R da days” is a song that leaves you with a message to do some real meditation.
Kofi-Kofi transmits, to his audience, the feeling to embrace real music. Without a doubt, Kofi- Kofi 's music is what the world has been waiting for : A message that will lead us down our long journey of fulfillment. He believes his music is for all walks of life which is basically for the PEOPLE of today and the future. Says “Kofi- Kofi” (KAPITANO), “ Good music comes from the heart and soul like the Rastafarian way which means LOVE, PEACE, and UNITY.”