Ghanaian musician OLMYTI Kojo Atinka has made a stunning return to the music scene, by innating music lovers and fans with his feature on the song “Kaya” from his label mate Tofamba’s latest EP, “Road To Kpandai”.

The collaboration and the various videos of him singing the song have not only rejuvenated Atinka’s career but also sparked widespread excitement and curiosity among netizens, leading many to ask why such a formidable talent went into some form of hiding.

In response to the many questions on his social media pages about why he decided to go on this hiatus from music, OLMYTI Kojo Atinka explained that he felt there was a need to pause music for a while and focus on his side hustle to raise enough funds so he could invest in his crafts since the music space in Ghana lacks investors.

Currently, Atinka is back with his feature on “Kaya”, a song from his label mate Tofamba’s EP, “Road To Kpandai”.

In a recent interaction about the collaboration, Atinka stated; “It was the greatest mutual feeling ever, felt like we’ve known each other for decades” and the synergy is evident in the track, which has received positive feedback from fans and critics alike ever since the EP was released in October, 2023.

Speaking about his goals for the release, he disclosed that it is both personal and professional as he aims to satisfy his creative urges while also making a significant impact on his career.

As he promotes the single, Atinka has been actively engaging with his fans by releasing several viral videos showcasing his talent.

Ahead of the official release of the viral video for “Kaya” released on May 23rd, with a follow-up release on May 30th, he is leaving no stone unturned.

The video which is directed by the talented Nana Ampadu, promises to be a visual treat that complements the powerful lyrics and dynamic performance by Atinka and Tofamba.

OLMYTI Kojo Atinka , born Emmanuel Kojo Bentil on January 16, 1990, began his musical journey at a young age, performing on prestigious stages like FunWorld, Kiddafest, and Recognize.

He attended Wesley Grammar School, where he continued to hone his musical talents.

His early career saw him recording with renowned sound engineers such as Roro, Appietus, and Wei Ye Oteng. At the age of 13, Atinka was already a prominent figure in the Ghanaian music scene.

One of his notable achievements was the cover version of Sarkodie’s “You Go Kill Me”, which garnered over 30,000 views on YouTube and Facebook, marking a significant milestone in his career.

His vibrant performances and collaborations with artists like Tinny, Myke Kesse, TicTac, and Samini further solidified his reputation as a talented rapper before his hiatus and he has promised that his return with Tofamba on “Kaya” is just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting new chapter in his career.

By Fiifi Adinkra