This year, the TINA ambassador and British musician of Ghanaian descent Nana Richard Abiona well-known by his stage name Fuse ODG hit a hat trick as he picked up the covetous title of Best Africa Act again beating country mate contender Shatta Wale, Wizkid from Nigeria and others.
Expressing his gratitude in an exclusive interview with NY DJ on Kumasi’s biggest breakfast show Ryse N Shyne on Y102.5FM, Fuse ODG disclosed winning the award makes him feel on top of the world since it is historical and has never happened before.
“I definitely feel on top of the world right now … it’s good to see that they are recognizing the hard work I’m putting in the music and it’s never happen before for an artist to win three (3) times in a row so it’s really quite historical and quite a remarkable moment for myself as an artist and for Ghana.”
Fuse ODG was first nominated in the Best African Act category at the MOBOs in 2013 after his hit single Azonto broke the internet. He has since not looked backed winning it till date.
With just a single album TINA to his credit, Fuse ODG has toured almost every city in the UK with his own musical concerts and played shows from across the world with his latest being in Dubai. He however resumes his UK tour this November.
As a sign of appreciation for winning the MOBOs, Fuse ODG dropped a new featured single with Major Lazer and Nyla (Brick N Lace) Light It Up which is also a jam in the United Kingdom.
Fuse ODG is also working on his second studio album.