Ghanaian singer Jojo Abot performed at the world-famous Times Square (New York) in the first edition of the New Year, New Voices initiative which aims to shine the light on budding independent talent.

The landmark New Year’s Eve concert saw her perform To Li, of her EP FYFYA WOTO. Shown to billions around the world, the concert also witnessed performance from Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, Jesse J and Demi Lovato.

Born on August 4 1988, Jojo hails from Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana,  and create music  across Afrosoul/Reggae and Afrobeat.

In April last year, she performed at Lauryn Hill’s Diaspora Calling! headlined by the Grammy winner at the King’s Theatre, Brooklyn. She also joined her for MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series, and headlined the 2016 edition of Accra Dot Alt‘s Sabolai Radio Music Festival held at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park. 

In June 2015, Jojo Abot released her debut EP. Titled FYFYA WOTO, the 4-song project is a lamentation of love gone wrong. She sings in English and Ewe, she’s inspired by such music giants as Fela Kuti, Savage Rose, SEEED, and Israel Maweta.
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