DenG is a Liberian singer and composer who performs colloquia/Afro-pop songs. DenG, born Daniel Tom George on September 1, 1984, is a Liberian native and descendant of the Kpelle tribe.
DenG began singing in the church choir as a youngster, and it was there that he developed his passion for music. When Liberia’s civil war broke out, He and his family fled to Ghana for safety. He went to the Achimota Secondary Boarding School in Ghana and later joined the school’s singing club. DenG subsequently went to Liberia to further his schooling at the United Methodist University, where he majored in business.
DenG rose to notoriety after being featured on Queen V’s 2013 smash track “Jue You Bad,” which he began as an R&B singer. He transitioned from R&B to Afro music after the success of “Jue You Bad.”
He released the track “They Vex” in 2014, a song about the jealously that comes with fame and success. He won Artist of the Year and Song of the Year at the 2015 Liberia Music Awards, as well as the Liberian Entertainment Awards, with this record.
He was the first Liberian musician to gain a MAMA nomination when he was nominated for Listener’s Choice at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards. DenG released three additional singles later that year, one of which became a smash both locally and abroad. DenG also won artist of the year and song of the year at the Tunesliberia Music Awards in 2018 with the tune “Grateful.”
Sarkodie, Tekno, Cassper Nyovest, Wizkid, Davido, and Diamond Platnumz, all from Africa, have performed alongside him.
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