Ghanaian Music Star Stonebwoy Traces Ancestry Back to Nigeria. Renowned Ghanaian dancehall musician Stonebwoy recently revealed his ethnic Ewe roots originate from Nigeria’s Oyo Kingdom. He shared this perspective while conversing with Nigerian luxury car influencer Ola of Lagos.
Stonebwoy, whose real name is Livingstone Etse Satekla, claimed his Ewe lineage migrated from southern Nigeria before settling in Ghana’s Volta Region where he hails from.
By highlighting his Nigerian ancestry, the award-winning reggae artist indicates he values those origins alongside his Ghanaian heritage. His remarks affirm the deep historical bonds between the two West African nations.
As an afro-dancehall star with a diverse following, Stonebwoy embraces the complex, interwoven narratives of African identity. His words acknowledge the shared heritage of ethnic groups across borders.
Stonebwoy has shown pride in both his Ghanaian and Nigerian backgrounds throughout his career. His latest comments further reflect the nuanced, pluralistic nature of African culture and lineages.
By honoring his cross-border ancestry, Stonebwoy celebrates the richness of Ghana and Nigeria’s cultural tapestry. His perspectives exemplify pan-Africanist ideals of solidarity and interconnectedness.
“Me sef nah Niger, no lies. Me nah Ewe from Oyo Kingdom, my tribe migrated from Nigeria to Ghana here, na we get Illesha. Shout-out to my people in the southern part of Nigeria, check Ewe, we root straight to Yoruba”, Stonebwoy said.