M.O.G Beatz

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MOG Beatz
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Background information
Birth nameJohn Dosunmu-Mensah
Born (1993-11-25) November 25, 1993 (age 29)
Accra, Ghana
GenresAfro-pop, R&B, Hip hop, Afrobeats, Highlife, Hiplife, Fuji
Occupation(s)Record producer
Instrument(s)
  • Keyboard
  • music sequencer
  • drum machine
  • synthesizer
  • sampler
  • beatboxing
  • vocals
Years active2002–present
LabelsSarkcess Music
Websitehttps://www.mogbeatz.com/

John Kwesi Dosunmu-Mensah (born 25 November 1993) better known as M.O.G Beatz, is a Ghanaian record producer who specializes in Afro-pop, Hip hop, Afrobeats, R&B, Hiplife, Fuji and Highlife.[1][2][3]

Early life and Music career[edit]

In 2016, M.O.G produced the hit single “RNS” by Sarkodie, The song won "HipLife Song Of The Year" award at the Ghana Music Awards UK and was nominated for "HipLife Song of the Year" at the 2017 edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.[4]He has won "Producer of the year" awards for Four consecutive times at 3music Awards making him the first and only producer Ghanaian music producer to achieve this.[5] In 2023, M.O.G produced the new version of Bob Marley And The Wailers’ song ‘Stir It Up featuring Sarkodie.[6]

Production credits[edit]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Prize Recipient Result Ref
2018 Ashiaman Music Awards Producer of the Year Himself Won [16]
2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Nominated [17]
3Music Awards Won [18]
3rd TV Awards Won [19]
Muse Africa Won [20]
2020 3Music Awards Won [21]
Muse Africa Producer of the quarter Won [20]
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Producer of the Year Won [22]
SoundCity MVP Awards African Producer of the Year Nominated [23]
Ghana Music Awards USA Producer of the Year Nominated
2021 3Music Awards Won
2022 Won [24]
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Won
Ghana Music Awards UK Nominated
Ghana Music Awards US Nominated
SoundCity MVP Awards African Producer of the Year Nominated
3Music Awards Producer of the Year Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Addo, Charles (11 March 2018). "Meet the Ashaiman-based singer and producer M.O.G". Yen.com.gh. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ "M.O.G Beatz Biography". BeatzNation.comcom. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  3. ^ "Seven Ghanaian music producers who have produced hit songs in 2017". GhanaWeb.com. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  4. ^ "The Nominees: 2017 Ghana Music Awards – Hiplife Song of the Year". Ghanaweb. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Here are the WINNERS of the 3Music Awards 2022". 27 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Sarkodie stir it up with Bob Marley and The Wailers". The Guardian. 21 January 2023. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  7. ^ "New Music Sarkodie - Fa Sor Ho (Prod. by MOG)". Pulse Ghana. 11 November 2016. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  8. ^ "Lousika – Opampam ft. Shatta Wale (Prod. by MOG Beatz)". Ghana Motion. 16 June 2017. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  9. ^ "DOWNLOAD Shatta Wale – Ma Chargie (100 Percent) (Prod By MOG Beatz) Gh tooXclusive - Latest Ghanaian Music". 5 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Shaker – Edawoso (Prod. by MOG Beatz)". www.ghanamotion.com. 6 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Mr. Eazi and Efya to release new song together". 17 May 2018.
  12. ^ "NEW MUSIC: Kwaw Kese Releases 6:40 (Listen) - Ghanacelebrities.com". Ghanacelebrities.com. 2018-01-12. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  13. ^ "Patapaa ft Medikal – One Perma (Prod by M.O.G beatz)". 17 May 2018.
  14. ^ "Shatta Wale - Amount (Official Video)". YouTube.
  15. ^ "Download MP3: Fantana – So What (Prod. By MOG Beatz)". 24 June 2019.
  16. ^ Sadat (2018-09-01). "Full-List-Of-Winners-Ashaiman-Music-Awards [www.LOUDinGH.com]". Get Free Latest Ghana Mp3 Music Download Updates. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  17. ^ "Full VGMA 2019 nominees list | Ghana Music | Lists". Ghana Music. 2019-03-15. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  18. ^ "Winners at 2019 edition of the 3Music Awards". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  19. ^ "Full VGMA 2019 nominees list | Ghana Music | Lists". Ghana Music. 2019-03-15. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  20. ^ a b "M.O.G Beatz is Producer of The Quarter (Full List of Winners- 2020 Muse Africa Bangerz Of The Quarter)". Beatz Nation. 2020-07-29. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  21. ^ "List of winners: 3 Music Awards 2020 | Ghana Music | Top Stories". Ghana Music. 2020-05-02. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  22. ^ "VGMA21: M.O.G Beatz Wins 'Producer of The Year' + Full list of winners at the 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards". Beatz Nation. 2020-08-29. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  23. ^ "Burna Boy win three awards for Soundcity MVP Awards". BBC News Pidgin. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  24. ^ Hansen, Gabriel Myers (14 February 2022). "3Music Awards 2022: All the nominees". Music In Africa. Retrieved 26 March 2022.