JOJO ABOT (GHANA)
Hypnotic...sultry...vulnerable...empowering. These words come to mind when first experiencing the music of Jojo Abot, the Ghanaian singer-songwriter who is poised to capture the ears of discerning listeners worldwide with her experimental blend of electronica, afrobeat, jazz, neo-soul, house and reggae.
Creating across continents and dividing her time between Accra, Copenhagen and New York City, Jojo Abot's emergence onto the global music scene marks the genesis of an exciting new talent and sound. Presenting the best of multiple worlds, Jojo Abot's music is truly a cultural and musical sonic fusion, a perfect and growing melting pot...
JOJO ABOT is a Ghanaian artist expressing herself through music, film/photography, literature and performance art. FYFYA WOTO, meaning New Birth - New Discovery serves as the theme and title for her ongoing project exploring the SELF as a provocative tool in the discovery, exchange and evolution of the subject of IDENTITY. Through her work, Abot Investigates new forms of spirituality and expression as part of a growing global conversation around shared space and share identity that exists beyond the conventional bias of colour, race, class or sexual orientation.
Currently in NYC as a member of New Museum's incubator program, NEW INC, Abot is also on tour with a supporting slot on the incredible legend, Ms Lauryn Hill's tour with a recent show at Radio City Music Hall along with Common. Having played at iconic venues such as the Apollo Theater, Kennedy Center and Kings Theater along with Global FEST and NYC Summerstage, Abot continues to connect with the global audience. She was recently listed in “OkayAfrica’s 100 Women” (March 2017).
A true cultural fusion and genre bender in both sound and artistic expression, Jojo Abot is poised to take the world by storm with her uniquely coined AFRO-HYNO-SONIC sound and otherworldly perspective.
“Uncompromisingly original, per usual, experimental singer/songwriter and performance artist Jojo Abot has just released an eclectic two-for-one visual from her newest EP, ‘NGIWUNKULUNKUL’—a collection of songs about black empowerment in spite of and in resistance to white supremacy and racial oppression.” Afropunk (July, 2017)
“Expressing herself through music, film/photography, literature and performance art, Jojo is intensely artistic and breathes cultural and intellectual depth, an otherworldly perspective and an innate sense of edge into all of her mediums.” AFRIPOP MAG (July, 2017)
Bookings via Akum Agency
Moz: +258 84 433 4432
RSA (Whatsapp): +27 79 162 3138
JOJO ABOT - To Li (Official Video)
JOJO ABOT- Gods Among Men + Marching (NGIWUNKULUNKULU)
JOJO ABOT - Pi Lo Lo (Official Video)
JOJO ABOT - Lom Vava (Official Video)
JOJO ABOT - Nye VeVe SeSe