Ghanaian artist Fad Lan, also known as Iddrisu Maltiti Fadilan, recently made headlines with his announcement that he will now be charging GHC20,000 for a feature. The talented artist, hailing from Tamale, has gained recognition for his unique infusion of the Dagbanli dialect into various music genres, captivating audiences both in Ghana and beyond.
Fad Lan has achieved remarkable success in his relatively young career, earning prestigious awards and collaborating with renowned artists. Notably, he became the youngest recipient of the “Best Rapper” award at the Northern Ghana Entertainment Awards and has been credited as a significant contributor to Dagbanli Pop culture. His ability to steal the show on any featured song has earned him the nickname “feature killer.”
His debut album, “Life too short,” further solidified Fad Lan’s brand and talent. It became the first northern album to reach 1 million streams on Audiomack and peaked at 184th on the US iTunes Hip Hop chart. The album has amassed an impressive 4 million streams across various platforms.
The launch of Fad Lan’s album was a momentous occasion, drawing a crowd of over 14,000 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. Additionally, he held successful flagship concerts in cities such as Accra, Yendi, Salaga, Wa, and Bolga.
The young artist has already shared stages with acclaimed musicians like Wizkid, King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, and R2BEES. Rumors suggest he has unreleased collaborations with prominent Ghanaian artists, including Lasmid and Sherifa Gunu, further enhancing his reputation in the music industry.
Fad Lan’s influence extends beyond his musical prowess. He is regarded as a shining light in the Northern Ghana music scene, offering up-and-coming musicians opportunities to showcase their talent on his big stages. With his distinct songs and undeniable talent, Fad Lan is poised to continue making waves in the music industry for years to come.