CEO of Burniton Music group, Stonebwoy in re life is Etse Satekla. He was born in Ashaiman on 5th of March 1988 in a family of 7 siblings. He is a reggae, afropop and dancehall artist . He is married to a very beautiful woman Dr. Louisa Kwakye Ansong. In stonebwoy biography, you will learn that apart from being just a normal musician he recognized ways to help those with the love for dancing and decided to build a dance group.
Burniton, born Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known as Stonebwoy in showbiz is a Ghanaian Afro pop, dancehall and reggae artiste who hails from the Volta Region.He is currently the founder and CEO of Burniton Music Group. He was born on March 5, 1988 in Ashaiman, a suburb of Accra, and places fourth (4th) in a family of seven (7) siblings. As far back as grade four (4), young Stonebwoy realized his love and passion for creative arts, wrote scripts and acted for the drama club of his school . Livingston Etse also put words together in a rhythmic manner. He started competing with rappers and ended up being the best. With love and motivation from his family, he joined the popular rap competition known as Kasahare Level on Adom FM and won the rapping battle. Stonebwoy kept on pursing his love for music where he got into doing pop songs, reggae and also dancehall.
- Born: March 5th 1988, Ashaiman.
- Age: 31 years old.
- Origin: Ghana.
- Marital status: Married to Louisa.
- Occupation: Dancehall, Ghanaian afro pop, reggae artist.
- Famous for: Performing rapper.
- Net worth: $5.5 million
- Facebook: stonebwoyburniton
- Twitter: 1GAD
- Instagram: 1GAD
- Contacts: Stonebwoyofficial@gmail.com|+233244926062
Livingston Etse got his high school certificate at Methodist Day Secondary School; he graduated in University Professional Studies with a degree in Marketing in the year 2013.
He began his underground rap back in high school where he could compete. Through the support of his family, he joined Kasahare Level known as the best rap battle competition.It was after this competition that Livingston Etse met Samini, and was signed to Samini Music Label.
Stonebwoy stands as one unique artiste with a sense of direction and purpose. His two albums (currently available on iTunes) Grade #1 and Necessary Evil are captivating debut that heralds the arrival of a gifted and significant artist, marking his territory.
As hardworking and determined as he was, he has been able to collaborate with international and local famous artists, which proves his passion for music. He once said, “I don’t follow music, rather music follows me.” Here are the names of the artists he has collaborated with, Trey Songz, Patoranking, Chris Martin, Morgan Heritage, Wayn Wonder, Gappy Ranks, Randy, Black Prophet, Sakordie, R2Bees, I Octane, Kranium, General pype, Kofi Kinaata, Okailey Verse and many others.
With his electrifying and energetic performance, he has attracted a large fan base across the world having staged performances in UK, USA, Australia, Italy, Amsterdam and many more countries and sharing stage with acts such as Lauryn Hill, Alkaline, Busy Signal, Popcaan, Morgan Heritage and Wizkid. Branding plays a very important role within the BMG group, and as a brand, Stonebwoy’s popular catchphrase – “BHIM!!!!!‟(Bless His Imperial Majesty) – has been largely received and accepted, not just within Ghana and Africa, but in Europe too.
Some of stonebwoy songs are:
- Not Again done in 2014
- Bhim Nation 2014
- Go higher 2015
- Tia Tia 2017
- Mightylele 2015
- Hero 2017
- People Dey 2016
- Run go 2014
- Guy Guy 2018
- Dede 2017
- Pull up 2013
- Live in love 2015
- Baafira 2018
- Odo Bi 2017
- Hold on 2017
- Tomorrow 2018
- Gizeh pepper
- No weakness 2019
- suit and tie
Stonebwoy is married to a beautiful Dr. Louisa Kwakye Ansong. She is a graduate student from the reputable Kwame Nrumah University of Science and Technology. He proposed to his girlfriend and later tied a knot in a very big ceremony, at the Unique Flora at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra. Like most artist, he opened his doors for his fellow artists, both musicians and actors.
Stonebwoy has two with his wife Dr. Kwakye Ansong. He has really tried limiting exposure to his children as far as entertainment world is concerned. The top skanka hit maker has shared snapchat photo with his children. Well, isn’t that evidence enough he is a father of two children a beautiful daughter and handsome son.
Being recognized as the best African dancehall and reggae artist, stonebwoy has received many awesome awards , like Bet Award,Kids Choice Awards among others. He has really connected himself with gifted and talented international artists. He never stopped running after his passion and dreams since he was in high school and the family really showed more support to him. Just from being an underground rapper to the known rapper, stonebwoy never gave up because he knew his love for music was not misplaced. Truly, his beliefs and struggles have paid off.
Apart from him loving music, he also had love for his family. He knows how to balance music and his family.