Joy Verse, born as Ishmael Tetteh, is a rising Afrobeat star from Labadi and embodies perseverance and passion.
Joyce Verse appeared on Shobiz TV‘s morning show SUN UP, hosted by Aiko and Asiedua, and discussed how he trained himself to know who he is in terms of music, as well as his musical path.
Despite financial hurdles hindering him from completing his Senior High School education at Accra Academy, Joy Verse has never abandoned his dreams.
His musical adventure began in his fourth year of primary school, when he found his knack for songwriting and performing.
After finishing Junior High School, he began working with a local sound producer in Teshie.
Even though these early tracks were never released, they had an important role in determining his artistic journey.
Joy Verse, determined to establish a name for himself, became the lead vocalist for an acoustic band that performed regularly at Accra’s Zen Garden bar and lounge.
On Labadi Beach, he also pioneered a new genre of freestyle music, demonstrating his inventiveness.
His attempts piqued the interest of his cousin Kilson, a song producer at Highly Spiritual, one of Ghana’s top musical companies.
Kilson introduced Joy Verse to Kaywa after recognizing his potential and drive, which led to his contract with Highly Spiritual Music.
Joy Verse’s journey testifies to his determination to succeed against all odds.
His first single ‘stressed’, released under Highly Spiritual Music, is just the beginning of his promising career.
Despite the challenges he has faced, Joy Verse continues to strive for success, proving that passion and perseverance can overcome even the most formidable obstacles.
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