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Amaarae: Redefining Music with her Unique Sound

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Meet Ama Serwah Genfi, better known as Amaarae, the Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter with a genre-bending style.

Meet Ama Serwah Genfi, better known as Amaarae, the Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter with a genre-bending style.

Early Life

Amaarae was born on July 4, 1994, in Bronx, New York, and raised between Atlanta, U.S., and Accra, Ghana.

Career Beginnings

At just 13, Amaarae wrote her first song, and by 17, she was interning at a music studio.

In 2017, she released her debut EP, “Passionfruit Summers,” showcasing her unique blend of music. 

Musical Journey

Her debut album, “The Angel You Don’t Know,” was released in 2020, earning critical acclaim globally. 

Her hit song “Sad Girlz Luv Money” featuring Moliy went viral on TikTok and was later remixed with Kali Uchis. 

Fashion and Style Icon

Amaarae isn’t just known for her music; she’s also a fashion icon. 

Her unique style has been recognized by Vogue, and she’s been named one of the Top 100 Style Influencers. 

Latest Album and Achievements

On June 9, 2023, Amaarae released her highly anticipated sophomore album, “Fountain Baby,” via Interscope Records. 

This release came with the groundbreaking news that she’s the first Ghanaian artist to perform on NPR Tiny Desk. 

Musical Style and Themes

Amaarae is music is a fusion of pop, R&B, afrobeats, and alté, with themes of fluid gender and sexuality.

Her voice, described as “fragile and self-possessed,” brings a unique energy to her songs. 

With her innovative sound and unique style, Amaarae is a true trailblazer in the music industry.

Stay Connected with Amaarae

Follow Amaarae on social media to stay updated on her latest projects, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and live performances.


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