Elivava The Princess of Afro-Pop/Jazz (English)

Elivava (a.k.a Tina Mensah ) is from New Baika, Buem District of the Volta Region in Ghana, West Africa. The second born of six children and the only girl child amongst five strong brothers has been singing and dancing since age seven. Her music rhythms are influenced by the Bwem people of Ghana. Her inspiration is the almighty Father and Her role models are South African vocalist Mariam Makeba for her depth and music style, outstanding Jazz singer Billy Holiday for her uniqueness, phrasing and acute dramatic intensity and Blues Legend and greatest ambassador B.B. King for his musical generosity to his musical compatriots and various band members. Elivava is currently based in Ghana’s Capital city Accra she is the songwriter and singer of her own music. Her music style is a pot pouri of Afro Rock, Afro Beat, and Soul with an underline easy listening World Music approach.  She  loves life and creativity, sharing new ideas and meet new people.  Along the line, she worked with  artists like Kojo Antwi, Nat Brew Amandzeba, Rocky  Dawuni, Batman Samini, vip, Afro Moses, Bantu from Nigeria, Gigi Ananda from France, Dela from Hewale sounds just to mention a few.

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