Adjei Yaw Nelson, popularly known in the Ghanaian show business as AJ Nelson was born and raised in Dormaa Ahenkro, in the Brong Ahafo Region. His unique brand as an artiste has earned him the title KING OF B/A, as he imparts an influential feel unto the Hip pop following. A.J. Nelson is inspired by his surroundings and what he sees day to day and believes Hip-hop is a way of life and is the path he has chosen to lead.
AJ was first introduced unto the music scene when the 44th president of the United States of America president Obama visited Ghana. His unique fusion of the Bono dialect, the Asante Twi and English language, saw him feature in a historic collaborative performance, a welcome song for the president of the United States.
He then proceeded to release his first single, “same girl” in September 2010 which featured Quabena Maphia (Nominated for the 4syte Music video awards). His second single titled “Faith ft Jay Ghartey” was subsequently released in 2012, as he went on to release two other singles a few months afterwards. AJ is back with another classic song called One To Love You Ft the soul sister Lady Jaywah, his first ever Love song.
The Brand AJ
AJ’s music seeks to motivate, inspire, impart and ultimately influence the youth of today with positive lyrical lines.
AJ Nelson is to put out an album in the middle of next year and is expected to be a ground breaker as it features heavyweights like Okyeame Kwame, Jay Ghartey, Nelson Manora (a Congolese Artiste), and Stone of Bradez fame, Kesse, Quabena Maphia, Kodi, Nii Soul and Lady Jay.
Performances and Platforms
AJ has staged at the 4syte music video awards, high school entertainers awards as well as high school honors Awards, Ghana fashion awards, The Star Bear music festival, He has also gone on tour with Okyeame Kwame, the Rapperholic album launch, The Y Fm area Code Jam, Miss Supra-natural and most importantly, he periodically organizes and stages his own concert including the Tarvana Tropicana show (Smooth Live Sessions) which featured Kesse, Okyeame Kwame, Natural Face, Ofie Kudjoe and AJ Omo Alajah.