Born in Kene, a town in Okru State in Nigeria, West Africa, and brought to Ghana at the age of 3 to bond with his father and relatives, Godfred Boamah popularly known as Alijoe attended Opiniman Junior High School where he had his basic school education.
Growing up in Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Alijoe will save money to buy ‘walkman’ and his favorite artiste’s cassettes to listen to their music over and over again at his leisure time.
This pushed him to start doing music at the age of 13 as he composed and documented his own rhymes.
Alijoe has always been passionate about music and entertainment in general; grooming and learning his craft at every given chance is his way of life.
The versatile musician who plays the piano with ease has love for several genres of music but highlife comes first being inspired by greats such as Nana Acheampong and Tu Baba of Nigeria.
Music comes to him with ease as he pens down his lyrics with whichever mood he is in. His songs talk about life.
Singed unto Ghanaian-based Drovel Music Company, Alijoe has released a lot of good music with great videos on his Youtube channel Drovel Music.
Fast forward to 2020, Alijoe released Jele, a highlife song that talks about today’s daily struggles as a youth to put food on the table and asking for God’s blessing to become successful.
Alijoe is poised towards taking highlife and Ghanaian music to the world stage in no time and believes winning the Grammy’s is a big possibility.