New York, NY September 9, 2022. Grammy nominated international phenomenon Stonebwoy is adding another hit to his catalog with the new single Gidigba. Gidigba is an African (Yoruba – Nigerian language) term translated to “Firm & Strong” (in English). Stonebwoy’s signature melodic cadence drifts between Ghanaian and Jamaican as he celebrates his journey on an infectious Afrobeats. The single has an upbeat, feel-good groove that makes it ideal for all playlists from intimate gatherings to massive parties. Gidigba is available for streaming on all musical platforms September 9th, 2022.
Stonebwoy is a billboard artist widely considered the king of African reggae dancehall music. He has amassed several international hits and collaborations with artists like Sean Paul, Emeli Sande, Trey Songz, Davido, and more. Hailing from Ashaiman, a suburb of Accra. Stonebwoy rose to international stardom after being the first artist of his kind to win a BET Award in 2015 and has subsequently won many other international awards such as AFRIMA, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award as well as receiving nominations from MTV EMA, Grammy's Awards, MOBO and more.
His inspiring rise to prominence has galvanized incredible support and audience from his home, across Africa, stretching through the Caribbean, Europe, and the US. With hits such as Most Original, Nominate, Activate and Shuga, Stonebwoy has managed to create a swooning fan base and a great demand for his melodic stylings. He has continued to feed that demand, Gidigba being the latest installment to satiate his lively audience.
This new single in the artist's own words “is a reminder of one's vision and determination standing firm and strong against obstacles, intimidation and increasing the focus while patting themselves on their own backs for how tough they have been on the journey of life so far.” It is an ode and celebration of progress, meant to inspire others who strive toward a higher stature, growth, or improvement in any form. Gidigba is available for download and streaming this Friday, September 9th.