Hailing from the Volta Region of Ghana , Messiah Aguze also known as Blak Mexxiah (Da Hardcore Gavana) realized his music ability at the age of 9 while he was in Primary School in Accra- the capital city of Ghana; he was in Jericho Preparatory School by then. During school days, he was a member of the school's singing group which really improved his knowledge in music.
He got his first stage appearance with Commander Messiah and Black Prophet in 1994 during Shabba Ranks African Tour in Ghana.
In 1995, he began performing on Fun World (a weekend show for the youth held at the National Theatre, Accra – normally shown on Ghana Television). He also helps in auditioning talents like Tic Tac, Borax,Tinny and many more who would perform on Fun World (these talents who were youngsters under Blak Mexxiah in those days have all grown to become top artistes in Ghana now).
Later that year – 1995 – Blak Mexxiah met the legendary (the late) Mac Tontoh of the Osibisa fame who really refined his music career to a higher level, undoubtedly. He decided to stay with him as a ‘son’ at his residence in Dzorwulu-Accra, where he had the necessary music tuition and training in how to handle ‘Live Band’ for 15 years.
While ‘schooling’ under the legendary Mac Tontoh, he was still performing on reggae and dancehall stages at the National Theatre - Accra. Later in 1995 he played our first show at the Pan-African Festival alongside Mutabaruka from Jamaica, and many other music talents - in Cape Coast – Central Region, Ghana.
In 1996, Blak Mexxiah played concert alongside the reggae legend ( the late) Joseph Lloyd Hill and the Culture Band, Amakye Dede, Nana Tuffour, VIP, Tictac, Obrafour and many more at the Accra sports stadium.
In 1998 he performed alongside Yellow Man (King Yellow) at Accra International Trade Fair Centre with Preacher Man and Mutabaruka again.
Reggae Fest 1999 - featuring Rita Marley, Mac Tontoh (the late) and the Kete Warriors Band, Daddy Lumba and Blak Mexxiah held at Ho Sports Stadium in the Volta Region.
In 2000, Blak Mexxiah traveled on a tour with the Mac Tontoh (the late) with the Kete Warriors Band to the United Kingdom, where he performed at the Edinburgh Festival, Freinge Gala on Princess Street, Glasgow Festival, African Night at the ‘Band On The Wall’, ‘Welcome Mac Tontoh And The Kete Warriors’ at the African Centre, Black History Month at the St. George's hall. Blak Mexxiah also he performed at a show in St. Anns Cathedral with Grand Union Orchestra.
When he returned back from the UK, he had ‘seasoned exposure’ and enough influence on afro-beat rhythms; the music scene had changed so much that afro-beat music was not patronize so he had to go back to do reggae and dancehall music, until now.
In 2006, he met Jahtaman and Jahta Dreadluv who helped him bring back his dancehall capabilities back to light. With them he recorded a lot of mixtapes to boost up my talents. In 2009, he together with the Jahta Brothers hosted a show in Togo dubbed SIDA Awareness Soundsplash alongside amen Jah Cisse, Pon Di Cisse, Beguy Star and Kizita - all from Togo.
In 2010, his first dancehall single entitled “Adwenfi” (Real Badmind) was released on itunes, amazon.com, and other international music stores, including Ghana – on Jahta Yard Records Label.
In March 2010, he performed on the show dubbed Sizzla In Ghana, with Sizzla Kalonji and many more artistes from Ghana. In May 2010 and 2011 in performed at the Bob Marley's Anniversary Bash held at the Forever Park in Togo. Later in 2011 he won a feature on the Coast 2 Coast International Mix-Tape Vol.183, hosted by Wyclef Jean.
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