WHO IS OZANE?

Ozane of the hit fame “Trouble” is a singer and songwriter and music producer from Togo. Ozane is known in the industry for his beat making skills and his range as an artist. He makes his debut on Coke Studio Africa -2017 as a Big Break Artist and is paired alongside Patoranking (Nigeria) and Alikiba (Tanzania). At the same time, Ozane just released his debut album called “Lucky” which features his most diverse musical influences.

THE BEGININGS

Ozane’s musical career can be traced back to 2006, when he and his friends who were then part of a band called “REBEL” released their first single “Bomb” at a studio owned by Just Masta of the Togolese duo TOOFAN. Ozane’s musical prowess has seen him work with various labels and artists from his country such as Elinam, Dzokukay, Yob, Spiv, Ricky Mo, Flammez, Kareem Malaika, Papou, Kollins and Dj Rick, among others. Ozane also opened a recording studio with the support of his family where he continues to compose songs for himself and other Togolese stars.

GROWTH

The multi-talented artist has earned a nomination for “Best Song Dancehall Reggae” at the Togo Hip Hop Awards and "Newcomer of the Year" for his song “Gnelova” at the All Music Awards. Among major performances, he has also headlined at the French Cultural Centre, in Togo.

BEHIND THE MUSIC

Hosana Kokou Messan KENOU also known as Ozane is a native of Togo. His musical career can be traced to when he was 13 years old. Through his mother’s Cyber business he discovered some beat making software’s and later went on to form a band with his friends from college and high school. They named themselves REBEL as a form of paying tribute to Bob Marley – a big influence of their music. From then onwards, Ozane has been making his mark in the industry with impressive hits.

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