Seasoned hiphop Act Jayso is pleading with Corporate Ghana to invest in the creative sector.The Skillions boss made this plea at the just-ended Jigwe Awards 2016 at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra.
Paul “Jayso” Nuamah Donkor is a Ghanaian rapper, record producer, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. After 10 years in the music industry as a rapper and producer, Jayso gained more attention following his work on Sarkodie’s second single, Borga which featured on his debut album Maakye. Jayso produced over 70 percent of the songs on that album which also shot him into the limelight.
Jayso’s relationship with music began during his childhood years. During Jayso’s High School days at (Presec-Legon) that he began to hone his skills; first as a rapper and music producer. Prior to joining Haatsville, Jayso was rhyming with his pal T-Kube, who left Ghana for the UK in 2002 while at High School.
He, together with JPE (now Kobi Onyame), Canz and Mr. Scratch (the Haatsville crew) put out the Haatsville Project tape. The tape received acclaim among hip hop lovers who were mostly the youth.Having built on his production knowledge courtesy his association with Haatsville, Jayso started recruiting what eventually became the first hip hop group Skillions (Skills in a Million). Enlisting Ball J, Jinx Therapy (now Frank P) as the original members of the Skillions, the likes of EL, Midnight, J-Town, KP and Sandyswiz joined the Skillions family.