Ghanaian artiste OV (Okailey Verse) known for her versatile blend of Reggae, Dancehall, and Afropop, has recently released her much-awaited song titled “Yolo,” predominantly performed in patois. The track has quickly gained positive feedback from both fans and industry insiders, solidifying OV’s position as a rising star in the music scene. The song has been accompanied with a quality video to compliment it.
OV, whose birth name is Barbara Naa Nyarko, initially started her artistic journey as a dancer and eventually ventured into singing to complement her full range of talents. Her ability to dance earned her the nickname “skelebarbs” among her schoolmates and the public. After winning several certificates for her outstanding dancing skills in high school, OV decided to pursue her musical aspirations.
Over the past years, OV has been honing her skills on the acoustic guitar. She began by covering popular songs such as Kuami Eugene’s “Angela” and Seyi Shay’s “Touch Me.” Eventually, she started writing her own music, showcasing her talent for songwriting and composition.
OV’s breakthrough came when she collaborated with multi-instrumentalist and producer Reynolds the Gentleman, who discovered her on Instagram. Their collaboration resulted in her debut single, “Nea Woyeyi,” which featured Reynolds himself. Performing at various venues such as Piano Bar, Serallio, and Badu Lounge, OV started gaining recognition and sharing stages with mainstream artists like Gemini and Edem.
Following her initial success, OV released her second single, “Kambu,” produced by Standec, which garnered attention from tertiary institutions. She continued to make waves with her third release, “Ma Mind Dey,” featuring renowned Dancehall/Reggae artist Epixode. Notably, OV caught the attention of Stonebwoy with her soulful renditions of his songs “Tomorrow” and “Gbedegbede,” further cementing her status as a promising young talent.
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To keep up with OV’s journey and future releases, fans can follow her on social media platforms such as Facebook (OV), Twitter (@ov_music_), and Instagram (@ov_music_). For bookings and inquiries, OV can be contacted via email at email@example.com.
OV’s latest offering, “Yolo,” showcases her artistic growth and versatility, with the song receiving widespread acclaim from fans and industry insiders alike. As OV continues to make her mark in the music industry, her unique blend of genres and captivating performances are sure to leave a lasting impact on the Ghanaian and global music scenes.