Dancehall singer Abdul Razak Issahaku, otherwise known as Iwan, is set to release his fifth studio album. He has announced that a press launch will take place Thursday on Accra–based Hitz FM. He’s also set to release a latest single Pump Action on the same day.
The album, Gaskiya, is Hausa for ‘truth’, and consists 12 songs and 6 bonus tracks. The album will be released proper September 12, which is also the singer’s birthday. He has assured fans of an excellent project;“I promise my fans a classic album”, he has stated recently.
His 2010 debut My Time (2010), is perhaps his most commercially successful effort yet. Since then, he has released 12 September (2011), Jah (2014), and Am A Gideon Mixtape (2015).
Formerly going by the stage name Popa Razy, Iwan, 30, is also a professional sound engineer. Such singles as Who’s Bad, Thanks and Praise have won him such laurels as Reggae Video of the year award (Vodafone 4syte Video Awards 2010), Reggae Song of the year (Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2011), Best Reggae Album (Bass Awards 2013), and Best songwriter (Bass Awards 2015).