Some may remember the sexy Bino from her collabo with sexy Tinny on “Radio,” others too may be more familiar with Anaa featuring Asem and 'Find My Way' featuring Kunta Kinte.
But now she's bringing a whole new different songs to the table. With tracks produced by the best engineers in Ghana, Bino is taking her career to a whole new level.
The video for her latest single “'Follow Me' will be dropping exclusively to Ghana Music.com soon.
Ghana Music.com caught up with Bino and she told us about growing up, what she thinks about Beyounce and explained what the world of Bino is all about. So read on to learn all about Bin. This girl's going places.
Ghana Music.com: Firstly I wanted to ask about family and if they helped shape your wish to be a singer?
Bino: To me family is very important so I keep them informed about everything I do and each family member plays a role in my music career.
Ghana Music.com: Were they happy that their daughter was pursuing such un-predictable career?
Bino: When I started, it wasn’t easy to convince them but as time passed by they realized this is what I love and music means everything to me and ever since, they have been giving me their unconditional support.
Ghana Music.com: You’ve been quiet for a bit was that needed as a period of time to reflect?
Bino: It’s true I have been away for some time now, I have been busy working on my album and also repackage the Bino brand, aside from that I have also been busy with my boutique and salon, but I am back now.
Ghana Music.com: What is hot right now in the world of Bino?
Bino: As I mentioned earlier, I am working on my album and I am currently promoting my new song of the album, it’s called 'Follow Me' featuring Kesse and you can download it from Ghana Music.com.
Ghana Music.com: What’s your earliest memory of music?
Bino: I could remember when I was younger, I used to dance beside my mother as she sold rice on top of a table and I used to attract a lot of onlookers who would in turn end up buying my mother’s rice that was my early memory of music.
Ghana Music.com: How did the collaboration with Tinny come about?
Bino: My manager at the time linked my up with Tinny and told him that I was am working on my first single and would like to feature him, he was cool with it and we met up at lynx and the rest is history. Tinny and I are still good friend till date. What’s up Aletse!
Ghana Music.com: When and how did you get spotted by Rockstar Music GH?
Bino: We met at a friend’s party and we had a discussion, they had some ideas which I thought where in the right direction, so I thought it would be best to work with them, been with them for over year.
Ghana Music.com: Which of the GH female musicians do you look to and what’s the best piece of advice she’s given you?
Bino: First of all I would like to acknowledge all the female artiste, I think we are doing exceptionally well, in an industry that is dominated by men, but back to the question I look up to Akosua Agyapong, she is my mentor, she has giving me countless advices, however the advice that is constantly in my head is believe in God and never give up and I am so grateful to her.
Ghana Music.com: What inspired your new single, 'Follow Me'?
Bino: After releasing 'Blow My Mind', I wanted to do something for my existing and new fans, to acknowledge them for their love and support over the years, I really wanted to come out with a song that was going to describe Bino, the way I sing, move etc so I spoke to Kesse, he is a good friend and he liked the idea, so we started working on the song and 'Follow Me' is basically telling my Fans, if you love what I do then keep following Binooo!
Ghana Music.com: If you had to describe your trademark sound to an alien who had never heard Afro pop music before, what would you tell them?
Bino: I would say my music is full of life and energy, it’s the kind of music everyone can relate to from radio on ft tinny which is a party song, 'Anaa' featuring Asem which is a love song which talks about relationship and its problems, then 'Find My Way featuring 'Kunta Kinte' for my fans who have problems in their lives, it’s a motivational song to keep them going when they are having a bad day, week or month, then blow my mind which is a love track which talks about a guy who loved so much by his lady and everything he does, blows her mind and finally Follow me which has already been discussed, so if I have to describe my music to an alien, I would say it music people can relate to.
Ghana Music.com: Talk us through your three favorite tracks from your upcoming album?
Bino: My three favourite songs from my upcoming album are 'Obe Shele', 'Misumobo' and 'Me N3 Wa'. 'Obe Shele' is about a guy who pretends to be a big spender and always spends his women money, it’s a fun azonto track. Watch out for that one, Misumobo is a love song, which talks about relationships and how the guy make the girl feel so special and deeply in love. 'Me N3 Wa' is a highlife song which also talks about love between a guy and a girl but the guys family doesn’t approve of the relationship but against all odds the still continue to see each other.
Ghana Music.com: Who would you love to work with more – Becca, Tiffany or Eazzy?
Bino: I would love to work with all three of them, they are all talented and they all have their own unique styles.
Ghana Music.com: Any word on when your album will be released?
Bino: Hopefully, later this year.
Ghana Music.com: For those not in the know, what is your Twitter?
Ghana Music.com: Which female artists do you most look up to?
Bino: Beyonce because of her stage presence and her song and always on point.
Ghana Music.com: I can see you are so much into fashion, what labels do you love to wear?
Bino: I design my own clothes, I studied fashion at Accra poly so most of the clothes you see me wearing are from my own label.
Ghana Music.com: Is creating your own line something you’d like to try your hand at in
Bino: As mentioned earlier, I have my own fashion line already; I do clothing for myself, friends, family and occasionally people who see me wearing something and would like to get a similar design.
Ghana Music.com: Stars make a lot of mistakes on their way up – what’s the one celeb error you hope to avoid repeating?
Bino: Once you become a celebrity a lot happens and you meet a lot of different people and you go to a lot of different places, that become a daily habit and sometimes the people, who you are cool with, say you have changed, that one thing I hope to avoid and balance the two my personal life and my celebrity status.
Ghana Music.com: We want some awesome new music! Who can you recommend us to check out?
Bino: If its awesome music you want then you are at the right place, I recommend you check out my new single, 'Follow Me' and you can download it from Ghana Music.com, you would love it!
Ghana Music.com: What’s the state of the Ghanaian female scene at the moment to you?
Bino: I think Ghanaian female musicians are doing very well and looking at what they have achieved and where they are going, even though we are so few its encouraging.
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