Stanley Enow Biography | Stanley Ebai Enow

Stanley Enow

Stanley Ebai Enow is a Cameroonian rapper, radio and TV presenter, and voice actor. He is the co-owner of the record label, Motherland Empire. Enow is best known for his 2013 single “Hein Père”. By getting nominated and subsequently winning the Best New Act category at the 2014 MTV
Africa Music Awards,Best Male Central Africa AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees   Enow became the first Cameroonian to achieve this feat.

Enow was
born in Bamenda, the capital of the Northwest Region of Cameroon. He
is Bayangi from the Southwest Region, giving rise to his nickname
“Bayangi Boy”.Enow grew up in Bafoussam, the capital of the West
Region, where he did his primary and his secondary school at the
Government Bilingual High School. In 2007, he relocated to Douala,
the capital of the Littoral Region, where he graduated in business
journalism at the University of Douala.

Stanley Ebai Enow

Career

Enow started
with break-dancing and writing rap lyrics while in high school. He
later performed on a show titled Groove, a Saturday night show
titled Cocktail Hit Parade, and on several private radio stations where
he worked as an animator and director. Enow hosted the television music
show Mboa, and has done voice-over advertising for the Pan
Africantelecommunication company MTN Group.

Enow
released his first song “Hein père” in June 2013, prompting Trace TV to
label him “African music Revelation of the Year.” The “Hein Pere” music
video won the award for Best Video of the Year at the 2013 Balafon Music
Awards.The song ranked at the number 1 on Reverbnation’s Cameroon list,
and on Trace Africa Top 10 Songs. It was later remixed featuring the
South African artist F.A.B. Enow’s second single “TumbuBoss (Deluxe)”
(or “Toumbou Boss Deluxe”) was released in April 2014.

At the
first Cameroon Academy Awards in 2013, Enow took two plaques: Male
Artist of the Year and Urban Artist of the Year. Enow is the only
Cameroonian to be nominated for the MTV Africa Music Awards, where he
won the Best New Act award in 2014. He is nominated in the categories
Best Male Central Africa and Best New Act at the upcoming 2014 African
Muzik Magazine Awards.

Enow
released “TumbuBoss” as the second single from his upcoming debut studio
album Soldier Like My Papa. The music video for the single was shot and
directed by Shamack Allharamadji. In March 2014, Enow told Pulse that
he worked with Nyanda on the song “In The Middle” which was produced by
Jamaican producer Black Lion..

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