Yaa Yaa born Bertha Bridget Kankam is a talented Ghanaian singer, actress, and songwriter.
She was born on the 25th of January, 1990 at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
She is the winner of the 2009 edition of the reality tv show “Stars of the Future”.
Let’s take a look at her biography below.
Yaa Yaa Full Name
She was born Bertha Bridget Kankam but she is professionally known as Yaa Yaa. She was formerly known as Bertha.
Yaa Yaa Age
She was born on the 25th of January, 1990 in Kumasi. She is 30 years old as of the year 2020.
Yaa Yaa Hometown
She hails from Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Yaa Yaa Early Life and Education
She was born and raised in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Kumasi. Bertha has five siblings.
She is an alumni of the University of Ghana which studied Theatre Arts with music as her minor.
Yaa Yaa Career
Yaa came into the limelight when she entered the stars of the future reality tv singing competition in the year 2009 with her brother.
Her brother was let go at the early stages of the competition while Yaa went on to win.
As part of her grand prize, she became an ambassador for telecommunications giant MTN for a year.
Her contract with MTN was subsequently renewed for the two consecutive years. She released her first single titled “AM I” which featured Sarkodie and Incredible”.
Her second break came when she featured on Okyeame Kwame’s song “Faithful”. She has started her own record label called Pyramid Entertainment.
She released her debut album called “AGOO” in a private event in February, 2020.
Yaa’s music is greatly influenced by the likes of greats such as Anita Baker, Brandy, Sade, Aretha Franklin, Asa and Whitney Houston.
She has been nominated for the The Record of the Year, The Best Music Video of the Year, Best Female Vocal Performance at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards among many others.
Yaa Yaa Latest Songs
She has released quite a number of songs notably; Koryor, No Gin, Ebe Money, Back To you, No Running, Time Will Heal Us All, Wonkoaa, Kae, Dumb Drum among many others.
Yaa Yaa Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
She goes by the handle @yaayaaofficial on Instagram, @YaaYaaOfficial on Twitter and Yaa Yaa on Facebook.
Check out the official video of her song Kae below.