Get Familiar with Daney The King and Download ‘Smooth Sailing’
Let us introduce you to a talented musician who goes by the name Daney King Eli. This is all you need to know about him and download his song ‘Smooth Sailing’.
Daniel Yaw Jones Elipklim Ameyibor (born May 10, 1990 in Accra, Ghana) better known by his stage name Daney King Eli is a Ghanaian rapper, singer who loves to experiment with different genres with the blend of classical and contemporary African musical elements. Grew up in Madina, the last of four boys (two step brothers) and an old student of St. Andrews Junior high sch, Koforidua Secondary Technical and University for Development studies (Wa Campus).
Developed an interest in music during his High school days but never recorded any song until the last quarter of 2008 after being introduced to a producer named Sir Ab by Ayat. Released his first project during the second quarter of 2011, a mixtape titled “Mfalme Wa Wafalme” meaning Kings of Kings in Swahili.
Intent on pursuing a higher level of Education, he applied and gained admission to the University for Development studies. Very few songs recorded from then till completion of his tertiary education. He has worked on a new project set to be released this year (2017) titled “Gorem” meaning Journey in Dagomba. An experimental musical project with fusion of Afro elements and other genres.
“Desire”, the first single released on 5th December, 2016 off the project features Ayat and Produced by Twisted Wavex; it is on major music platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Jaiye, Soundcloud, Audiomack etc. The second single, soon to be released titled “smooth Sailing”, Produced by Twisted Wavex with additional vocals by Ayat.
Musical influences includes; Osibisa, Kanye West, Buju Banton, Salif Keita, Imogen Heap, Fela Kuti, Enya, Bob Marley, M.anifest and many others. Musical style; a high pitch rapper sometimes, most of his songs containing afro musical elements as well as melodious hooks or choruses with smooth verse deliveries blending rap and singing.
As the saying goes ” Life is a Journey and the Journey of Life is all about paddling your own canoe”, The song is about a dreamer with high hopes embarking on a journey, solely relying on fate to an unknown destination. “We all have big and wild dreams and spend most of our time living in fantasy world which we create. Its a picture I have had in my mind for a while and finally decided to bring it to life by putting it in a song.As an up and coming artiste, when and how glory will come is what I cant best tell and so a dream is all I can afford for now.” Says Daney…