Nabaredam Abagaki Richard, better known by his stage name Acxionboi, was born on March 30, 1997, in Navrongo, specifically in Pungu, Ghana. From an early age, Acxionboi had a deep passion for music, which eventually led him to pursue a professional career in the industry.
Acxionboi’s journey in music began during his time at Bawku Technical Institute, where he discovered his talent and developed a keen interest in the art form. It was during this period that he found inspiration in the works of renowned Ghanaian musician Stonebwoy, whose unique style and talent influenced Acxionboi’s decision to pursue music seriously.
The breakthrough moment came for Acxionboi during a variety show at his school. Known for his freestyling skills, particularly in covering Stonebwoy songs, he was encouraged by his friends to perform on stage and represent their house in a singing and dancing competition. Acxionboi’s exceptional performance saved his house, leaving a lasting impression on those in attendance.
Motivated by his friends’ belief in his talent, Acxionboi and his supporters pooled together ¢35 to cover the cost of a demo track. They sought out a studio in Bawku town and enlisted the services of sound engineer Fresh Faya to record the song. The resulting track, a freestyle, was released the following day using the Xender app, and they took it upon themselves to share the music with anyone they met.
As Acxionboi continued to hone his craft, his fan base grew steadily. Through captivating performances and the power of social media, he was able to connect with music enthusiasts and expand his reach.
In 2019, Acxionboi’s talent and hard work paid off when he was crowned the winner of the Navrongo Music Battle, a significant recognition in his career. This achievement further solidified his presence in the music scene and earned him a dedicated following.
Acxionboi’s impact on society extends beyond mere entertainment. His music carries messages of encouragement and education, striving to uplift and inspire his listeners. Through his captivating lyrics and infectious melodies, he aims to make a positive difference in the lives of his fans.
The recognition for his talent continued to pour in as Acxionboi’s career progressed. In August 2020, he emerged as the winner of the Navrongo Music Battle, further solidifying his position as a rising star. In December 2021, his Reggae Dancehall song was honored as the Best Reggae Dancehall Song of the Year. The following year, in December 2022, Acxionboi was awarded the title of Best Reggae Dancehall Artist of the Year, showcasing his continuous growth and success.
Outside of music, Acxionboi nurtures additional interests. He enjoys fishing and is skilled in electrical work, showcasing his diverse talents and passions.
Looking to the future, Acxionboi has ambitious goals in mind. Alongside his music career, he aspires to become a successful businessperson and an accomplished electrical engineer. Furthermore, he dreams of achieving the pinnacle of recognition in the music industry, aiming to see himself on the Grammy stage one day.
With his unwavering dedication and undeniable talent, he is poised to make a lasting impact on the music industry and achieve his dreams.