Show 25 25 50 All. Topics Dance music The Observer. Partly because of this, Ainooson is strongly in favour of Britain remaining part of the EU. He briefly worked in a call centre chasing strangers for unpaid debt. Growing up, both Hamid and Ainooson had a love of music and won dance competitions as adolescents.
|Date Added:||21 October 2014|
|File Size:||33.56 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
His mother remarried but that relationship broke down when Ainooson was a teenager. They died when he was 14 and he went to live with his other set of grandparents.
But as adults they found it difficult to make a living as musicians in Ghana, despite Hamid releasing a bollle inYou May Kiss Your Bride, which is still played at weddings across west Africa. To see people holding up banners and chanting our names, to tell us we were right to follow our dreams … It was really heartwarming.
The X Factor was the last throw of the dice. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.
Bollie you may kiss the bride by Opeyemi Atoyebi | Free Listening on SoundCloud
Amid the balladeers and boybands, Reggie N Bollie were the high-energy performers who won over the pubic with Afrobeats and mzy positivity. We will be in European Union but we need to keep our currency and all that. They stood out on the show from the off. Show 25 25 50 All. Loading comments… Trouble loading?
In the UK, the systems and structures work: We really wanted to change our lives.
She was a seamstress and struggled to make ends meet, and he remembers that there was never enough money for new shoes. Order by newest oldest recommendations.
Pin on Africana Progressive Music
Ainooson brie on a series of odd jobs to make ends meet: Neither of them thought they would progress. They returned to Ghana earlier this year to shoot the video for their debut single, New Girl, and were overwhelmed by crowds who had gathered at the airport to greet them.
He briefly worked in a call centre chasing strangers for unpaid debt. Topics Dance music The Observer. The move was relatively smooth because Ghana is a Commonwealth country. Somewhat unexpectedly, he also reveals himself to be a fan of the prime minister.
#ThrowBack: Bollie – You May Kiss Your Bride
Both were born and raised in Accra, Ghanaand overcame difficult upbringings before finding success in Britain. Growing up, both Hamid and Ainooson had a love of music and won dance competitions as adolescents. I have to provide for my family. Mau, 29, used to be a night receptionist at the Premier Inn in Farnborough and was once training to be an accountant.
Reginald Ainooson and Ishmael Hamid are not your average pop stars. Their story, too, is not the usual reality-TV fodder. Partly because of this, Ainooson is strongly in favour of Britain remaining part of the EU.
Separately, they decided to make the move to the UK. Still, those first few years of acclimatisation were hard. Hamid, 31, lives in the quiet Cambridgeshire town of St Neots with his wife, stepson aged six, and nine-month-old daughter. I would like it to be maybe you work here for three, four years before we can give you that.
They make unlikely divas.
In the UK they cemented their friendship over the phone. Hamid and Ainooson knew each other slightly in Ghana.