DopeNation

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DopeNation
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B2 and Twist
Background information
Birth nameMichael Boafo
Tony Boafo
Also known asB2, Twist
Born (1993-05-07) 7 May 1993 (age 26)
Accra, Ghana
OriginSaltpond, Central Region, Ghana
GenresAfrobeat, Hip hop, Hiplife, Afropop
Occupation(s)Recording artist, Sound engineer, Record producer, Performer
InstrumentsKeyboard, sampler
Years active2016–present
LabelsLynx Entertainment
Associated acts
Members
  • B2
  • Twist

DopeNation is a Ghanaian musical duo of identical twin brothers, composed of Micheal Boafo, popularly known as B2,[1][2] and Tony Boafo, known as Twist.[3][4] They are best known for producing hit songs such as Kpuu Kpaa by Shatta wale, Wow by Joey B ft EL, Sebgefia by Joey B and EL, Poison by Ebony Reigns, Forever by Eazzy ft Mr Eazi, Nana Ama by Pappy Kojo, among others.

Early life[edit]

B2 and Twist decided on their career in music at a young age where they started playing beats on desks and chairs while in Junior High School.[failed verification][5] They studied at the University of Ghana and Ghana Technology University College respectively.[6]

Production career[edit]

DopeNation have been credited with producing sounds for Ghanaian artists including E.L, Shatta Wale, Joey B, Pappy Kojo, Eazzy,[7][8] Flowking Stone[9] among others.[10][11] DopeNation released their first single “Bebia Ye Shi” in 2016.[12][13] In 2017, the duo released another single “Uh Huh”.[14] In 2018, they were featured on EL's single, "Ayeyi".[15][16][17]

They were nominated for Music Producer Honor of the Year at the 2017 Ghana Music Honors Awards[18][19][20]

Discography[edit]

Year Title Featured Artist Album Ref
2019 Zanku Non-Album Single [21][22][23]
2018 Ibi Tins Quamina Mp, Eddie Khae, Twitch, Kofi Mole,

Tulenkey

Non-Album Single [24][25][26]
Nobody BVR Album [27][28][29][30][31]
Naami DopeNation x Olamide x Enimoney Non-Album Single [32][33][34][35]
Naami [36][37][38][39]
Eish [40][41][42]
Vibely [43]
Upness DJ Sly ft. Article Wan & DopeNation [44]
Ayeyi E.L ft DopeNation [45][46][47]
VaMiaWe Phbrick ft DopeNation [48]
2017 Uh Huh Non-album single [49]
2016 Another One Luther and Gemini [50]
Bebia Ye Shi [51]
2019 Chairman Non-album single [52]

Production discography[edit]

Year Artiste Song/Album Producer Ref
2018 Phabrick ft DopeNation (B2 and Twist) Vamia We B2 [53]
Edem Fokoloyor [54]
Supa Ghana 2pac [55]
Dahlin Gage Potato [56]
Lady Pearl Energizer [57]
2017 Eazzy Power ft. Shatta Wale Twist [58]
Ruby Chelsea Sampelele B2 [59]
Flowking Stone Away Bus [60]
Ak Songstress Bossu ft. Luther [61]
Tinny Bugatti ft. Zeal [62]
Shatta Wale Shut up ft. Pope Skinny [63]
Aplanke [64]
2016 Kpuu Kpa [65]
Pappy Kojo Nana Ama Twist [65]
Eazzy ft Mr Eazi Forever B2 [66]
2015 Joey B Wow ft. E.L [67]

Videography[edit]

Year Title Director Ref
2018 Naami Esianyo Kumodzi [68][69]
Eish [70]
2017 Uh Huh [71][72]
2016 Bebia Ye Shi [1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Event Prize Recipient/Nominated work Result Ref
2018 Ghana Music Awards Uk Uncovered Artiste Of The Year DopeNation Nominated [73][74]
2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Unsung Artiste of the year` DopeNation Nominated [75][76][77]
2017 Ghana Tertiary Awards Most influential student sound engineer Twist Won [78][79]
Ghana Music Honours Music producer honour B2 Nominated [18]
2016 Fame Awards Best sound engineer Won
Ghana Tertiary Awards Most influential student sound engineer Won [80]

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