DjAkuaa A.K.A DaSpinstress real name is Akua Naru, She is an International female dj who hail from Ghana and has her base in USA.
Hailing from New Haven, CT, Akua Naru’s journey
to acclaimed hip hop artist has led her from America’s North-East Coast
to Cologne, Germany, where she currently resides and creates music.
Along this female wordsmith’s journey, there have been many stops –
Philadelphia, China, and Ghana, among others – have all informed the
wisdom and perspective which is evident in her music.
release of her debut album, “The Journey Aflame”, Naru has in a short
time positioned herself on the scene as a model for what women can be in
hip hop. Since the release, the album has been written about in several
countries and deemed a classic hip hop contribution by hip hop critics
from New York to Moscow.
Placing at number one on the US college radio
charts, with the Jr & Ph7 produced single “The World Is Listening”,
Naru has definitely been doing just that, making the world listen. With
production accredited to some of Germany’s finest names in hip-hop, from
production powerhouse Drumkidz, Jr & Ph7, 7inch, and more, “The
Journey Aflame” has definitely forged its place into hip hop history.
With that, Naru reveals that her journey has not only been set aflame;
it has just begun.
Representing strongly when performing with
Digflo, her notorious 6-piece band, or with performances alone with a
DJ, Naru has a reputation for captivating audiences, hyping crowds, and
inspiring many. Clearly, her music and performances are a testiment to
the legacy of soul music and the powerful trailblazing female artist
traditon on which it builds.
Dj Akua – Ghana Best African Dj USA AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees .