Gyakie: Real Name, Biography and Net worth

Gyakie is a Ghanaian musician, songwriter, and performer. She is mainly an afro-fusion/Afrobeat singer signed to Flip the Music, a Ghanaian-owned record label. The love bird is well-known for her hit song ‘Forever,’ produced by Ghanaian music producer Kros.

She is the daughter of veteran Ghanaian highlife musician Nana Acheampong, formerly of the famous Lumba Brothers music group who promoted Burger-highlife in Ghana.

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Gyakie Profile Summary

Real name: Jackeline Acheampomaa Acheampong
Stage name: Gyakie
Nickname: Song Bird
Age: 23 years old
Date of Birth: December 16, 1998
Place of Birth: Bompso, Ashanti Region
Hometown: Abuakwa, Ashanti Region
Nationality: Ghanaian
Religion: Christian
Height: 5’7
Instagram: @gyakie_
Facebook: Gyakie
Twitter: @Gyakie_

Gyakie Biography

Gyakie comes from Abuakwa, a popular town in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She was born on December 16, 1998, in Bompso, which is another popular town in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. She is the first child of highlife musician Nana Acheampong and his wife, Mrs. Maria Acheampong. Gyakie has three younger siblings; a brother and two sisters.

She had her primary and junior high school education at Mizpah Vine Ark School in Kumasi, and proceeded to T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior School, also in Kumasi for her Secondary school education. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana.

Music Journey

Gyakie was born with her musical talent. She comes from a very musical family, and it was her mum Madam Maria who discovered her hidden talent. She used to make Gyakie sing for her friends when they came around the house, and this was during her days in primary school.

At age eight, Gyakie began joining her dad in the studio. Though she wanted to be an entrepreneur growing up, she ended up making music when she was at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and this was in 2019 when she met Nigerian music producer Sosa on Campus.

Gyakie released her first single ‘Love is Pretty’ in February 2019, and after some time, she released another single titled ‘Never Like This.’ She released a gospel song as well dubbed Nana Nyame before she released the SEED EP in August 2020. The SEED EP had five tracks, and her Forever track on this EP made her popular in Africa.

Forever by Gyakie got massive airplay in Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya. It also topped music charts in Ghana, Nigeria, and other countries. She did a Forever Remix featuring Nigerian singer Omah Lay, and this was officially premiered on March 25, 2021. However, the remix, likewise the original song, became a global hit.

Gyakie has since then released a good number of songs and has won some awards with her songs.

In 2021, the Flip the Music signee and her record label announced an International record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records UK, and Sony Music Africa.

Albums and EPs

SEED EP (2020)

Gyakie Songs

  • Love is Pretty
  • Never Like This
  • Sor Mi Mu feat Bisa Kdei
  • Forever
  • Forever Remix Feat Omah Lay
  • Vacation
  • Whine
  • Need Me
  • Joy & Happiness (Intro)
  • The Journey (outro)
  • Control
  • Love Is Pretty
  • Something
  • Nana Nyame

Featured on

  • Jux – I love You (feat. Gyakie)
  • Fiokee – Follow You ft Chikee, Gyakie.
  • Blaq Jerzee – Right Here (feat. Gyakie)
  • D-Black – Sheege (feat. Gyakie)
  • R2Bees – Need Your Love (feat. Gyakie)
  • Desire – Mayorkun (feat. Gyakie)


  • Artist of Ashanti – Ashanti Music Awards 2021.
  • Emerging Woman of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2021
  • Woman of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2022
  • Best International Collaboration of the Year (Forever Remix ft. Omar Lay).
  • Best West African Artiste of The Year – The Headiest Awards 2022.
  • Revelation of the Year – Clout Africa Awards 2022.
  • Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year – Ghana Music Awards UK 2021.


  • EP of the Year (SEED EP), Breakthrough Act of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2021
  • EP of the Year (SEED EP), Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year (Forever), Best New Artiste of the Year – VGMA 2021
  • Artiste of the Year, Afrobeats/AfroPop Act of the Year – 3 Music Awards 2022
  • Afrobeats/Afropop Song of the Year, EP of the Year (SEED EP), Best New Artiste of the Year – VGMA 2022
  • Best collaboration (Forever Remix ft. Omah Lay) – Clout Africa Awards 2022
  • Best Music Act (Female) – Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2022

Personal life

Gyakie is not married or dating, and she has no children.


Emmanuel Sedo a.k.a ‘Electro mirror’ (Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Flip The Music)




She owns a white Hyundai Elantra and a white Jeep.

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $300,000


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