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Ghana – DJ Switch Youngest Female Disk Jockey

Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh known by the stage name DJ Switch, is a young Ghanaian female disk jockey. She is a multi talented entertainer who can also sing, rap and dance. She does poetry, is an actress and delivers motivational speeches. She is the second child and the only girl among five siblings. She hails from Dadieso in the Western Region of Ghana and attends Talented Royals International School at Weija in Accra. Her career took off when she was seven years of age. She claims she is adept at switching people’s moods from sad to happy, hence the name DJ Switch.

In June 2018, Erica became the youngest person to win Ghana’s annual DJ award. In 2019 Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s entertainment company, acknowledged her skills and featured her on their social media for Black History Month and in 2020 she was listed among Top 100 child prodigies from all around the world and grabbed Global child Prodigy Awards in the DJ category. In 2021, she co-hosted the 12th season of Talented Kidz. Her dream is to be a gynecologist, so she can enhance the process of childbirth for women in her community. She is managed by the American talent agency Buchwald.

In September 2018, she opened the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation’s annual Goalkeepers event in New York City, as the warm up act to French President Emmanuel Macron. In May 2019, she was in New York to perform at the NGO ”Room to Read”s gala with Wyclef Jean also on the bill. In June 2019, she performed at the World Bank Africa Society Symposium at the World Bank office in Washington. She performed at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government in February 2019. In June 2019, she made an appearance at the Women Deliver Conference 2019 in Vancouver.

On July 29, 2019, she became the brand ambassador for BrainWise, a product of the pharmaceutical firm Zutron.

In Nov 2019, she released a song by the title “Success”

Awards

  • Winner of Talented Kids in 2017.
  • Winner of Best Discovery DJ of the year 2018 Ghana DJ Awards.
  • Winner, DJ of the Year at the 2019 Ghana DJ Awards.
  • Winner, Best Female DJ of the year 2019 Ghana DJ Awards.
  • Global Child Prodigy Awards 2020.
  • 49 on InStyle Magazine’s list of 50 most influential women who are change makers with global impact (2020).
  • Part of a list of 74 Exemplary Ghanaians acknowledged in “Those Who Inspire Ghana” book(2020).
  • Young DJ Of The Year 2020.
  • Best Young Entertainer of the Year in the 2021 edition of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA).

Source: wikipedia.com

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