P R O G R E S S
Paakwesi is a Toronto based poly-rhythmic rap artist Known for his irresistible melodies, introspective lyrics and his alluring vocal style. Paakwesi has gained acclaim within local and international industry circles for blending a range of genres including Afrobeats, poetry, hip hop & anything with soul, into his own unique style of musical expression.
In 2019, he let his music take the driver’s seat, after many years of managing and producing other artists and set course for a new destination, as he fully deployed his creative vision to advance his own talent, and fulfill his greater contribution to the world and his own legacy. Paakwesi is driven by an incessant creative inquisition and hunger for the best for himself and the world.
He released his first debut single as an independent artist entitled, “Been Good,” a hauntingly melancholic anthem foreshadowing the universal angst of a world stoically reminding itself that, ‘all is well’. It is the lead-in to his upcoming self produced, nine track indie EP entitled “PROGRESS,” recorded in Accra, New York City and Toronto Canada. The project is scheduled for release in December of 2020.
As Paakwesi continues to make a path for his talent as a vanguard artiste of present times , “PROGRESS promises to be a firm cornerstone for nothing less than a stellar music career and a body of work that captures the spirit of the present times.