SILVASTONE

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : GHANA & SIERRA LEONE
GENRE : HIP-HOP

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

CAREER
He is a much-admired musician, songwriter and producer, with an international recording studio portfolio.

Having traveled widely has inspired his artistry and through his meet-ups with other professionals, he has also managed to refine his skills. This has helped him gain exposure through working with various artistes such as Rita Ora, D’Banj, Don Jazzy, Habida, Bamboo, Stella Mwangi, Wyre, Neema Ntalel, Dr. Sid, Chidinma among others.

He scored an international viral hit in early 2013 by producing Ghana’s Sister Deborah in a track Uncle Obama.

He has worked with Rita Ora in her How We Do (Party) remix using The Notorious BIG Vocals from Party and Bullshit and it became the most played track on BBC Radio 1xtra in 2012.

BACKGROUND

He was born in Croydon, London to parents from Sierra Leone and Ghana and moved to Sierra Leone with his father at the age of eleven when he started creating his own music.

He went to London in the late 90s for his Diploma in Performing Arts and took to being a DJ as a hobby as he pursued his love for music which later on played a key role in growing him as an artist and producer.

FUN FACT

Silvastone was named Africa’s fourth Best Producer by East African Magazine, Vibe Weekly. They touted him - “His every beat is a masterpiece”.

The song he produced Uncle Obama attracted extensive attention and interest on various platforms including YouTube, WorldStarHiphop and CNN.