Herman Suede

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Birth nameJason Herman Bortei- Doku
Born (2002-11-21) 21 November 2002 (age 18)
Accra, Ghana
OriginAccra
GenresAfrofusion, Afropop music
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Performer
  • Rapper
InstrumentsVocals, Keyboard
Years active2017-present
Associated acts
  • Sarkodie (rapper)

Jason Herman Bortei- Doku (born 21 November 2002) professionally known as Herman Suede is a young Ghanaian musician. He is known for his catchy hooks, lyrical ability and unique fashion sense.

In his short career, Herman has collaborated with Africa's rap phenom Sarkodie (rapper), RJZ from the La Meme Gang Collective and been endorsed by Ghanaian rapper M.anifest. His debut EP titled Hi I'm Herman[1] was released in 2019. It has songs like "The Friendzone" and "Knock Knock" featuring the aforementioned RJZ.

Early life and career

Herman Suede discovered his talent for music at the age of 5. Then, he started studying classical music on the piano and took formal music lessons. He started composing his own music shortly after that.

Influences

Herman fingers Drake (musician)|Drake, Maleek Berry, Sarkodie (rapper)|Sarkodie, M.anifest, King Promise, Stonebwoy, Wizkid, Davido, Mr Eazi|Mr. Eazi, Burna Boy and Joey Badass as his biggest musical inspirations.

Notable Performances

Herman made history by being the youngest Ghanaian musician to organize his own concert dubbed "After Prep" [2] in 2019. In 2018, he performed in the United Kingdom at the Ghana Party in the Park event. [3] In the same year he and performed on the Tidal Rave stage and capped off the year at Mr Eazi & M.anifest|M.anifest's end-of-year concerts — Detty Rave [4] and Manifestivities [5] [6] respectively.

Discography

EP

  • 2019: Hi I'm Herman[7]

Singles

  • 2020: One By One[8] [9]
  • 2020: Star[10]
  • 2020: Free[11]
  • 2019: My Everything[12]
  • 2018: Pretty Mama
  • 2017: Be Mine

Features

Albums

  • 2019: Sarkodie- Black Love

Singles

  • 2019: Sarkodie- Womba[13]

Videography

Year Title Director Ref
2017 Be Mine Exposure Network [14]
2018 Questions Random [15]
2018 Wavii Exposure Network [16]
2018 Pretty Mama Exposure Network
2019 African Prince Edgar Tagor
2019 My Everything Director Abass
2019 The Friendzone Kamal Baldwin
2020 Free Gabe Hostetler [17]
2020 Star Director Abass [18]

References

  1. Reviews, Unorthodox. "Hi I'm Herman: Herman Suede Album Review". unorthodoxreviews.com. Unorthodox Reviews. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. Kyei, Kobby. "HERMAN SUEDE'S "AFTER PREP" – WHAT A SHOW!!!". kobbykyeinews.com. Kobby Kyei. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  3. Guide, Daily (21 November 2019). "Teen Pop Idol Herman Suede Turns 17". Daily Guide. Daily Guide Network. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  4. Vorsah, Sabina (22 November 2019). "17-Year-Old Ghanaian Pop Star Herman Suede, making waves". Ghana News Online. Ghana News Online. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  5. Web, Ghana (22 December 2018). "M.anifest lauds new artistes ahead of 'Manifestivities' Concert". Ghana Web. Africaweb Holding Group. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  6. Showbiz, Graphic (26 December 2018). "Manifestivities delivers premium experience". Graphic Showbiz. Daily Graphic. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  7. Music, Ghana. "AUDIO: HI I'M HERMAN BY HERMAN $UEDE". ghanamusic.com. Ghana Music. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  8. Africa, Muse. "Herman Suede Returns With "One By One" His Third Single For 2020". museafrica.com. Muse Africa. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  9. Edusei, Philip. "Herman Suede Outdoors "One By One"— His Third 2020 Single". unorthodoxreviews.com. Unorthodox Reviews. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  10. Music, Ghana. "RELIVE HERMAN SUEDE'S JOURNEY WITH 'STAR' MUSIC VIDEO". ghanamusic.com. Ghana Music. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  11. Africa, Okay. "The 13 Songs You Need to Hear This Week". okayfrica.com. OkayAfrica. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  12. 247, Groove. "Herman suede – my everything". groove247music.com. Groove 247. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  13. Hub, Alloh. "Sarkodie - Womba Ft. Shakka & Herman Suede". crateshub.com. Crates Hub. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  14. Quist, Worla. "VIDEO: BE MINE BY HERMAN $UEDE". ghanamusic.com. Ghana Music. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  15. Quist, Worla. "VIDEO: QUESTIONS BY HERMAN $UEDE". ghanamusic.com. Ghana Music. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  16. Quist, Worla. "VIDEO: WAVII BY HERMAN $UEDE". ghanamusic.com. Ghana Music. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  17. Ade Peter, Dennis. "SONGS OF THE DAY: DISCOVER NEW MUSIC FROM TMXO, HERMAN $UEDE, AYO FOLARIN & MORE". thenativemag.com. NativeMag. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  18. Edusei, Philip. "Herman Suede Release "STAR" VIDEO". Rough Online. Rough Online. Retrieved 20 May 2020.

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