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Sway (musician)

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This article is about the British musician. For the American rapper and radio host, see Sway Calloway. For other uses, see Sway (disambiguation).
Sway
Birth name Derek Andrew Safo
Born (1982-09-05) 5 September 1982 (age 34)
Origin Hornsey, North London, England
Genres Hip hop, grime
Years active 2004–present
Labels Dcypha / Island, New Reign Productions, 3Beat / AATW
Website sway.uk.com

Derek Andrew Safo (born 5 September 1982), better known by his stage name Sway or Sway DaSafo or is a British artist of Akan descent. He is also a producer, having established Dcypha Productions, signed to Island/Universal (Label Founder).[1] Safo's 2008 record 'Black Stars'[2] gave kudos to popular Ghanaians across the Diaspora. Sway's first big track 'On My Own' was released under the name Sway DaSafo.[3]

Discography

Main article: Sway discography

Studio albums

Awards and nominations

Year Event Prize Result
2010 MOBO Awards Best Newcomer Won

Filmography

Filmography
Year Show Role Notes Film/Television
2011 Top Boy Ross Rosten 2 Episodes (Season 1, Episode 1 and 2) Television
2012 Illegal Activity Julian (short film) Film
2012 The Grind "Thug" Minor role Film
2013 The Chase Himself Cameo appearance Film

References

  1. ^ "Sway Biography". Sway Blog. Retrieved 2010-05-21. 
  2. ^ "Throwback Music: Sway – Black Stars Our next... | Afrobeats City". www.afrobeatsindacity.com. Retrieved 2015-11-26. 
  3. ^ "3) Sway's first big track 'On My Own' was released under the name Sway DaSafo.". Capital XTRA. Retrieved 2015-11-26. 

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