Ronald Kwaku Dei Appiah better known by his stage name Bisa Kdei is a Ghanaian native solo singer and record producer from Eastern Region.
Bisa Kdei is the first Ghanaian artiste to break into the limelight with a movie soundtrack.
Musically, Bisa Kdei has had successful collaborations with top musicians in Ghana, Africa and the World at large. Some of these Ghanaian musicians Bisa Kdei has worked with include Sarkodie, D-Black, Efya, Obrafour, Kwaw Kese, M.anifest, Stonebwoy, Medikal, Becca, E.L, R2Bees, Samini, Irene Logan, Kofi Nti, DeeVS, Keche, Lighter, Patoranking, Reekado Banks, Lola Rae, Tach-Noir, JRio and others.
Bisa Kdei has stated that he hopes to transform lives not just in Africa, but the rest of the world and above all, to raise the flag of Ghana and be one of the strong pillars people can think of.
Bisa Kdei identifies himself as a Christian. He believes every religion has its own leader and with that, he loves and respects everyone regardless of religious differences. Bisa Kdei reflected his Christian faith in his Gospel song titled "Give It To Baba". On several media platforms, Bisa Kdei has stated, "I give it all to God because he is the reason I am here now."
It was allegedly reported that Bisa Kdei and Becca were in a secret relationship. The two musicians have denied claims by the media.
Bisa Kdei lost his mother on August 19, 2015, inside Cocoa Clinic. The same day he released the music video for his single, "Mansa".
On March 14, 2018, Bisa Kdei was featured on the cover of WatsUp Magazine.
Social media hack
Bisa Kdei's verified Facebook account with over 574,000 followers as well as his Instagram account was hacked on October 29, 2015. Bisa posted on Twitter confirming the hack and that his media team was working to get it resolved. The hackers posted several sexually suggestive videos and pictures on his page. His Instagram account was shut down and a new account was created.
Bisa Kdei on December 21, 2013, launched his 16 track debut album on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and other international music marketing platforms as well as the local markets. The album, Thanksgiving, debuted at or near number one in Ghana. It was preceded by the single "Odo Carpenter".
On June 16, 2015, Bisa Kdei released the lead single, "Mansa", off his second album Breakthrough. The song paved way for a successful second studio album, which was released on December 18, 2015, under his record label, Black Legendary Music. The album which has 10 songs is available on all music selling platforms.
Bisa Kdei began to work on his next album. He released "Life", a song which features award-winning Nigerian artiste Patoranking, as a single. Two additional songs were released on April 19, 2017, titled "Apae", and "Feeling", the latter featuring Reekado Banks. Bisa Kdei released the album Highlife Konnect in 2018. The album is aimed at connecting him and other African artists, and to exposing the culture to the world.
|2013||Brotherhood||Bisa Kdei & Nana NTF|
|2014||Odo Carpenter||Prince Dovlo|
|2014||Odo Carpenter||Prince Dovlo|
|2015||I Love You||Prince Dovlo|
|2015||Atomesu Ft Paa Qwesi||Prince Dovlo|
|2015||Brother Brother||Prince Dovlo|
|2016||Samina Ft Obrafour||Yaw Skyface|
|2016||Life Ft Patoranking||XBillz Ebenezer|
|2018||Bibi Nti||Prince Dovlo|
|2019||You Dont Know Me||Prince Dovlo|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award/Nominated work||Award Show||Results|
|2013||Best movie Soundtrack of the year||Ghana Movie Awards||Won|
|2013||Best movie Soundtrack of the year||Kumawood movie awards||Won|
|2015||Songwriter of the year||Ghana music awards||Won|
|2015||Best Male Video||4Syte music video award||Won|
|2015||Ghana Kids Choice Awards||Favorite male singer of the year||Won|
|2016||AFRIMMA||Video of the year||Won|
|2016||Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO)||Best Song of the Year||Won|
|2016||Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO)||Best Song Writer of the Year||Won|
|2016||Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO)||Artiste of the Year||Won|
|2016||Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO)||Best Male Act of the Year||Won|
|2016||Music Of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO)||Best Collaboration of the Year||Won|
|2016||Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Highlife Song of the year||Won|
|2016||Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Highlife Artiste of the year||Won|
|2016||Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Album of the year||Won|
|2016||Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Vodafone Most popular Song of the year||Won|
|2016||Ghana Music Awards UK||Highlife Song of the year||Won|
|2016||Ghana Music Awards UK||Highlife Artiste of the year||Won|
|2016||Ghana Kids Choice Awards||Favorite Song of the year||Won|
|2016||Ghana Kids Choice Awards||Favorite Singer of the year||Won|
|2016||Ghana Kids Choice Awards||Favorite collaboration of the year||Won|
|2017||Ghana Music Honours||Highlife artiste of the year||Won|