Abrewa Nana Biography

Abrewa Nana Biography

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Abrewa Nana, also known as Dorcas Opoku Dakwa, is a Ghanaian hiplife and hip hop musician and dancer. She was born in Ghana and raised by her single mother, adopting the stage name Abrewa Nana, which means "Old Woman" in Akan, after her grandmother.

Abrewa Nana

Abrewa Nana

Abrewa Nana attended Aggrey Memorial Senior High School and studied Business Accounting at Takoradi Polytechnic. During her time at the polytechnic, she began writing her own songs and was inspired by Aaliyah and Mariah Carey.


She collaborated with the Sass Squad Tuma and recorded her first album, Sagoa, in 2000, which gained her popularity. Abrewa Nana was nominated for three awards at the Ghana Music Awards and won the hiplife Song of the Year in 2001 and Best Female Vocalist in 2002.


She continued to release music and dance choreographed routines in her videos, sharing stages with prominent artists like 2Face, Akon, and Tony Tetuila. Abrewa Nana was also the youngest judge on Idols West Africa, where she served alongside Dede Mabiaku and Dan Foster when she was just twenty-seven years old.

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