Gambo adjudged VGMA Unsung Act of the Year

BY: GraphicOnline
Gambo adjudged VGMA Unsung Act of the Year
Gambo adjudged VGMA Unsung Act of the Year

Versatile musician, Gambo has been named the Unsung Act of The Year for the 23rd edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

He beat competition from several other artistes, demonstrating his relevance in the Ghanaian music industry over a short period of time.

The controversial musician, Gambo has come to be loved for marketing the beautiful side of Ghana in music videos, always urging his fellow musicians to do good music videos, showcasing that life in Ghana is good.

The VGMA is the biggest music awards platform in Ghana and Gambo won with his first nomination.

The 'Drip' rapper enjoyed over 75 appearances in 2021 including performances on shows such as RAPPERHOLIC, Shatta Wale's Freedom Wave Concert, R2BEES and fans, EL Bar 6 concert and King Promise's Promise Land.

Earlier in 2021 on February 28, Gambo released the official video for his single ‘Drip’ believed to be one of the most expensive music videos for 2021.

Drip was one of the fine tunes off Gambo's 'New Era' Extended Play.


Drip was produced by fortune Dane Mixed by Mike Millz, and the video was shot by Skyface and featured Edem with Moesha, Shugatti and Dj Memsah making cameos.

The premiere attracted several A-list artists, with live performances from Keche and others. ‘Drip’ was the first song off Gambo’s Extended Play. The banger is available on all major streaming platforms including YouTube, Audiomack.

The EP was launched on April 9, 2021.


In October 2021, Gambo released a colorful video for his song: 'We Move' which featured musician Strongman.


Gambo, who prides himself as the best rapper in Ghana aside Sarkodie, closed the year 2021 with his hit song: Boys Aye Wild.

About New Era EP

Gambo recruited the services of some of Ghana’s finest musicians on his New Era Extended Play.

The ‘New Era’ EP was launched on June 18, 2021 and saw Gambo featuring the likes of veteran rapper, Ayigbe Edem, Strongman, Medikal and Sefa.

Only one out of five tracks off the “New Era” EP is featureless. The EP is dominated by current trending stars in Ghana.

D-Black’s Black Avenue Muzik label signee, Sefa, who is currently dominating local charts with her latest hit single “E Choke” (which features Mr Drew) was the only female star recruited for the EP.

The ‘Beautiful’ song speaks about the heartbreak Gambo suffered in the hands of his ex-girlfriend.

Tours and Twitter/Instagram verifications

Ghana has been active on social media and got verified on Instagram and Twitter in October 2021.

In 2021, he continued his music tours, visiting Takoradi and seizing the opportunity to interact with journalists, fans and the parents of musician Castro.

He also attended a number of big musical concerts in 2021, performing alongside Shatta Wale at the Taabea Taacum concert held at the Heroes Park, Baba Yara Sports Stadium.