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Gyakie Receives Double Platinum Certification for “Forever” and “Seed EP” in South Africa


Ghanaian afrobeat sensation, Gyakie, has achieved a remarkable milestone with her 2021 single “Forever” and the “Seed EP” (2020) receiving double platinum certification in South Africa. The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) confirmed that both projects have individually surpassed 40,000 units in sales in South Africa alone, underscoring Gyakie’s growing influence and popularity in the music industry.

At just 23 years old, Gyakie, who is currently signed to RCA Records, was honored with the prestigious double platinum certification plaque at Sony Music Publishing in Johannesburg, South Africa. This recognition is a testament to her exceptional talent and the widespread appeal of her music, solidifying her position as a rising star in the global music scene.

Following her successful media tour in Nigeria, Gyakie’s “Forever (Remix)” with Omah Lay, released under the Sony Music Entertainment West Africa/Flip the Music imprint on March 31, 2021, achieved significant acclaim, reaching the number 1 spot on the chart in Nigeria with an impressive 1.83 million equivalent streams, according to streaming figures and data compiled by Turntable Top 50 Charts.

Gyakie’s musical journey has been marked by notable achievements and widespread recognition. Her music, characterized by its upbeat, groovy, and danceable nature, is infused with positive vibes, resonating with audiences across diverse cultural landscapes. With her unique blend of R&B and afro-fusion, Gyakie has captivated listeners and garnered international acclaim, further establishing herself as a prominent figure in the contemporary music scene.

As she continues to make waves in the music industry, Gyakie’s dedication to her craft and her ability to connect with audiences through her soulful melodies and captivating lyrics are setting the stage for an exciting and promising career ahead.

Osafo Daniel
Digital Media, PR, Marketing, Web Dev. & SEO

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