It’s been more than a year since J.Derobie was discovered kind courtesy Mr. Eazi’s Empawa Africa and now he gives us ‘Nungua Diaries’.
Brought up in Nungua a suburb of Accra, Derrick Obuobi Junior now popularly referred to as J.Derobie, didn’t know his rise to fame would be this fast.
He had the musical talent but he could have never dreamt of his super star status today had he been told in 2019.
Now he is a household name thanks to records like Poverty (which enjoyed a remix featuring Popcaan) and Odo Bra.
But before all this, he was a simple boy from Nungua so to celebrate his debut project, J.Derobie decides to celebrate the hood which made him; Nungua.
The E.P – Nungua Diaries
The EP Named Nungua Diares, is a 6-song project that takes us on a journey of J.Derobie’s life in Nungua.
The EP is strategically featureless as no one can tell the story better than J.Derobie.
J.Derobie has always been a story teller, from poverty to Odo Bra to Back it, the young singer has always been forming images with his lyrics.
In an interview with Music In Africa, J.Derobie spoke about how he takes inspiration from real life events, stories of friends and his imagination.
All the above inspiring elements are what come together to give fans a musical feel of J.Derobie’s Nungua Diaries.
Songs off the EP are Woyooi, Journey, My People, Ginger Me, Fake Friends, and Get that.
Stream Nungua Diaries: https://empawaafrica.lnk.to/NunguaDiaries
Story by Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh
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