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Jackline Acheampong (born 16 December 1998) known professionally as Gyakie is a Ghanaian afrobeat/afro singer. In 2019, Gyakie released her first single titled; "Love is Pretty" which paved way for another single, "Never Like This." In August 2020, the "Forever" song from her five-track EP, titled "Seed" was her claim to fame enjoying airplay and leading charts in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gyakie's father is Nana Acheampong.
Early life and education
Gyakie was raised in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She completed T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Kumasi and did her undergraduate at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) which she majored in International business.
Gyakie was born into a family of musicians and by age eight, she had started joining her father in the studio. She was also influenced by Asa and Ghanaian musician Omar Sterling of R2Bees.
Gyakie released her first single; "Love is Pretty" in February 2019 and preceded to release, "Never Like This." She released a five-track EP, titled Seed in August 2020. The "Forever" track on the Seed EP enjoyed airplay in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. It topped music charts such as Billboard's Top Triller Global and Shazams Top 200 charts. Gyakie released a remix of "Forever" with Nigerian singer Omah Lay in March 2021. In that same month she was adjudged the emerging woman of the year at the 2021 3Music Women's Brunch for the 3Music Awards 2021.
She has signed an international record deal with Sony Music entertainment, RCA Records UK and Sony Music Africa.
In March 2022, Gyakie was adjudged the Woman of the Year for the 3Music Awards 2022 during the 3Music Women's brunch.
In June 2022, Gyakie got featured on Grammys Herbal tea and white sofas interview, a new series where artists reveal their backstage must-haves.
She released her second EP dubbed ''MY DAIRY" in July, 2022,. The EP features Nigerian musician Davido.
Albums and EPs
SEED EP (2020)
MY DAIRY EP(2022)Singles
Love is Pretty (2019)
Never Like This (2019)
Sor Mi Mu feat Bisa Kdei (2020)
Forever Remix feat Omah Lay (2021)
Follow You Fiokee, Chike & Gyakie (2021)