The Ansah Brothers, consist of rappers and brothers Genesis Owusu & Citizen Kay. They have both been great music lovers from young ages. The two brothers, Kay & Genesis pursue quite different hip hop careers but joined forces after a spontaneous collaboration on a song which came to be known as ‘Ansah Brothers’ & since then, they decided to form the duo. Genesis Owusu, Kay’s younger brother, has always had a way with words – has always been ahead of his age with his lyrical content, flow and all in all, the way he constructs his sentences. A lot of … Continue reading These are The Ansah Brothers
Freedoom is the new single by Citizen Kay. Taken from the Demokracy mini-album released Nov.7 on digital and CD, the mini-album also includes the singles YES!, Raise A Glass and Manage plus four new tracks and Freedoom. Citizen Kay hasn’t missed a beat since releasing his debut single YES! at the start of 2013. He followed up with two more standout singles, Raise A Glass and the soulful Manage. After releasing singles, touring and reaching audiences around Australia as well as hooking up with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Danny Brown and Public Enemy for tours, Citizen Kay took time … Continue reading Citizen Kay Freedoom
Three weeks out from their hotly anticipated tour kicking off, Public Enemy announce some of the biggest names in Australian hip-hop as their supports, including Melbourne’s Mantra, Canberra’s Citizen Kay, and Brisbane’s Impossible Odds, with Adelaide’s DJ Sanchez and Melbourne’s DJ MzRizk filling out the DJ sets. After a busy 2013 … Continue reading Public Enemy Local Supports
On the back of the YES! single picking up plays on triple j and stations around the country, a great response to his debut the YES! EP, an irresistible film clip for YES!, a successful Groovin’ The Moo performance, support spots for Grey Ghost and Matt & Kim we catch up with new comer Citizen Kay, as he prepares to tour the country. aahh: You’ve recently released your debut EP titled YES! How would you describe the YES! EP and what did you want to achieve with this release? Citizen Kay: I guess to answer both questions in one, it was a way to introduce … Continue reading Citizen Kay A Year Like No Other, Yes!
On the back of the YES! single picking up plays on triple j and stations around the country, a great response to his debut the YES! EP, an irresistible film clip for YES!, a successful Groovin’ The Moo performance, support spots for Grey Ghost and Matt & Kim and a bunch of other mighty shows along the East Coast, Citizen Kay gets back out there again with his unique and compelling live show with drummer James. Fast becoming known as the White Stripes of hip hop, if you haven’t seen Citizen Kay yet, then you are missing out on something … Continue reading Citizen Kay – The Vision Shows
On the back of his first addition to rotation on Triple j, Citizen Kay releases the video (directed by Nic Vevers) for the triumphant debut single Yes! from his forthcoming EP of the same name. The release is accompanied by tour dates around the country which kicked off April 28th with a slot at Groovin’ the Moo in Canberra and a May residency at Sydney’s Upstairs Beresford. A respected member of the Canberra hip-hop scene, Kay has been writing, producing, recording, collaborating and honing his craft for the last five years. His first taste of notable attention was when triple j … Continue reading Citizen Kay – Yes! EP
Canberra hip hop artist Citizen Kay is enjoying a rapidly growing profile thanks to some radio airplay and well received shows over the past couple of months. He’s even been added to the line-up of Groovin The Moo’s Canberra leg. At the age of 14 his music teachers and peers recognized his potential as a musician, however hip-hop came into play in a big way and his love of rap and the recording of it took centre stage. Since 2008 Kay has become well known for rapping in the Capital. He has written, produced and recorded songs for himself and … Continue reading Watch: Citizen Kay – Yes!
Originally born in Ghana, then moving to the Capital of Australia while still very young, Citizen Kay has grown up with an ambition to make his way into the music scene. Beginning as an aspiring songwriter with a love of hip-hop, he began rapping under the name ‘Kay‘. Not long after teaching himself how to rap, he decided to start teaching himself how to make beats and the art of recording. As time went on, Kay gained more experience making beats, finessing his rapping style and writing and recording his music. His reputation spread and before long he was working … Continue reading Citizen Kay Announces new single ‘Yes!’