Fast rising Nigerian dancehall act was last week announced as one of the nominees for the 2013 Nigerian Entertainment Awards. The entertainer was nominated in the Best New act category alongside Burna Boy, Sean Tizzle, Seyi Shay, AjeButter 22 and Dammy Krane.
“I am excited about the nomination, it just means that all the work we have been putting in since I came back to Nigeria in 2011 isn’t in vain” He say.
Last year, Ketchup hit the music industry with “Show me yuh Rozay”, the hit single that rapidly shot him to limelight. With one single rocking radio land, the streets, clubs, bars and TV Ketchup says he’s grabbing 2013 with both arms, putting his best foot forward to make sure he records a spectacular outing this year. And already, he has two new materials on the way!
It is a few days to the release of the hugely anticipated singles, and there is no doubt that Ketchup is ready for the next step in his career “I’ve practically been living in the studios for months now’, says Ketchup, who is signed to Lagos-based label PoshHills Entertainment. ‘It’s been a period of mixed blessings–I’m glad I’m getting such amazing support for my career, and I’m humbled by the growth I’ve recorded since the release of “Show Me Yuh Rozay”
Titled Pay As you go and CocoBanana featuring Banky W. Ketchup’s new singles will hit the airwaves on Tuesday June 11, 2013