Born of Ga-Ewe descent in Accra, Ghana, Susan Augustt grew up between two worlds: academia and career, and her zeal to listen, watch and learn music selecting vocal role models such as Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé.
Right throught to university, Susan never departed from her passion. She continued to participate in Music talent shows, bands and choirs and remained deeply engulfed in music. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology she went ahead to do her compulsory National Service at Dalex Finance.
During her national service and with the help of her team she put together an amazing Music Band known as HotStuff Band with her as the lead singer. This had become her part time job as she and the Band performed each weekend at private events such as weddings, parties, launches among others.
A contract with African Regent Hotel to play at their lobby every Friday evening along with an increased number of gigs has made it possible to expand and begin recording her own music.
Susan Augustt is on the verge of achieving one of her dreams of acquiring her own music recording live studio where all the 'magic' will happen. She has just started with basic set up and gradually she is working on this amazing project.
With a soothing voice for Jazz music she does contemporary African music which seeks not only to bring entertainment but also to affect society in a positive way.
Her new EP “Effects” is a Trio Release with various styles, played and recorded with a live band.
It has 'Foreign Love', a play on the Green Card wahala of the African man.
'Obaa', an ode to the hardworking woman who wants to make a headway in life.
And 'Dromo' to calm you down and appreciate the gift or grace you have been blessed with either from someone or from yourself.
There is more music to come and she is only getting started with this journey.
Jimi Hendrix once said, 'Music does not lie, if there is something that needs to be changed in this world, then it must be done through music'.
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