Sam Opoku is a Ghanaian-American singer, songwriter, and producer making a mark on the music scene, using his intentional roots to bridge the sounds of both cultures. He came to the U.S at when he was 7 years old and taught himself to play keys, produce and write music all from his bedroom studio. What makes Sam particularly special is his ear for catchy pop melodies for one and most especially his penmanship. Sam is an extraordinary songwriter, one who has been a finalist in the American National PoetryOutLoud Championship back to back, several years in a row.
His musical virtuoso and attention to lyricism shows itself in every song as he infuses each phrase with poetry. This gives you something more to appreciate and compliments the music all the more.
Sam released his debut single titled “The One”, in 2018, a bouncy afropop tune that sees the singer serenading his love interest in young pop star fashion. “The One” burned up the airways in Ghana and beyond being featured on Accra’s number one radio station, live FM at #1 for 3 weeks in a row. The vocalist continued his run with heartfelt earworm “Love Somebody” which was featured on release on Afrobeat Hits Playlist and Discover Weekly as well as 101.1 phoenix radio. Sam’s versatility and creativity now shines through with the much anticipated release of his first single of 2020, Yellow, a buttery and soulful tune touching on nuance young love and loss. It will make it’s debut on Elevator magazine May 29th upon release.
Sam has planned fresh new single releases, collaborations, music videos and a debut EP making this is definitely the start to a long and fruitful music career.