E.L Ghanaian Rapper
Elom Adablah born 28th June, better known by his stage name E.L, is an award-winning Ghanaian record producer, rapper and sound engineer.
EL grew up in the largest estate in Dansoman. He is a talented Musician, Rapper, Singer, Pioneering producer and a Pulse racing performer. You may know him from his poplar club bangers,“Obuu Mo”, “Kaalu”, “One Ghana for Your Pocket” and “Auntie Martha”. His Brand ‘This is Crazy ChalEE’ has become a Ghanaian household term and his music has made him a face of Ghana’s music industry in just a short period of one year. He has gained a fast reputation for his crazy club bangers and spectacular sound.
EL has had several international shows and club performances and is constantly in high demand since the release of his album Something Else on the 1st of June 2012, not excluding SOLD OUT local performances
EL released his second studio album entitled Elom has so far released decent ratings from critics. The album boasts of singles “Mi Naa Bo Po”, “Watch The Way You Dey Waka” and “Nkrumah Pt. 2” featuring highly respected recording artist Obrafour.
On April 15, 2016 Lauryn Hill headlined a concert dubbed Ms. Lauryn Hill Presents Diaspora Calling! in association with Tidal at Kings Theater, the concert was intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from African Diaspora and had great artist from West Africa on stage namely El and Stonebwoy from Ghana, also Wondaboy and Mr. Eazi from Nigeria performing to a massive crowd.
In the early hours of 8th May, 2016, at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards at the Ghana International Conference Center, EL received the Artist of the Year award.
Early Life and Educational Background
He first attended St. Martin De Porres School in Dansoman and later transferred to Jack and Jill where he completed his Junior Secondary School level.
He then gained admission into Presbyterian Boys Secondary School, where he discovered music.
After high school, he pursued a degree in economics and political science at the University of Ghana, Legon.
During his first year in the university, EL signed to Jayso’s Skillions Records and helped Jayso co-produce the Skillionaires Demo tape.
However, after graduating from university, the Skillions broke up and EL became a solo artist. He acquired a studio in Asylum Down and began working on a new mixtape.
He went as far as releasing a single, “Chale (So Fli)”, with Jay Foley, Wolf and Kwaku T (remix). However, the mixtape was never released. EL relocated to a better studio at Osu and invested all his available funds in acquiring equipment.
His debut double album, Something Else, was released on 1 June 2012 by Akwaaba Music and is a blend of different varieties of music inspired by various sources.
EL released The Best African Rapper album, shortened as The B.A.R on 20 May 2014. It featured Ayigbe Edem, Sarkodie, Joey B, C-Real, Gemini, Telvin, Frozen, Lil Shaker, Stargo, P. K. and Dex Kwasi.
EL announced he was working on B.A.R 2, releasing the cover art and later releasing three songs “All Black”, “State Of The Nation” and “King Without A Crown”.
On 29 August 2015, he followed up with the B.A.R 2 concert featuring Wanlov, Ko-Jo Cue, DJ Mic Smith and more.
EL released his second studio album entitled Elom(Everybody loves original music).
The album included singles “Mi Naa Bo Po”, “Watch The Way You Dey Waka” and “Nkrumah Pt. 2” featuring Obrafour.
On April 15, 2016, Lauryn Hill headlined a concert dubbed Ms. Lauryn Hill Presents Diaspora Calling! in association with Tidal at Kings Theater, the concert was intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from African Diaspora and included E.L and Stonebwoy from Ghana, also Wondaboy and Mr. Eazi from Nigeria.
E.L released his fifth studio album titled BAR V (stylised as BVR), a 15 track album. It included rap singles like “Nobody”, The Greatest and “Thinkin’.” E.L featured Nigerian artiste, Falz, and Ghanaian acts Akan and Bryan The Mensah.
Ghanaian Rapper E.L Net Worth is estimated to be around $700,000. Most of his worth comes from his music streams, shows played, personal side hustles, endorsement deals and some non disclose deals.
- Something Else (2012)
- ELOM (2016)
- B.A.R. 3: The Lomi Era (2016)
- B.A.R 4 (2017)
- BVR (2018)
- Project Hip Hop (with C-Real) (2011)
- Songs for Girls-the Valentines Day Mixtape (2012)
- The B.A.R. (2014)
- Project Hip Hop 2 (with C-Real) (2015)
- B.A.R. 2 (2015)
- B.A.R. 3 (2016)
- Songs for Girls Vol. 1
- Songs for Girls Vol. 2
- Another Rainy Day
- Empty Barrels
- Find A Way
- Getting it Fast
- Move On
- My Addiction
- Pick up
- Don Dada ft [Ayigbe Edem] and Telvin
- One Ghana- August 2011
- Obuu Mo- September 2011
- Ma Me Wassop- December 2011
- Turn the Lights Down- December 2011
- Lifesaver ft Donaeo- January 2012
- The Botos Song ft (N-Dex & J-Town)- February 2012
- Nigg*s in Accra (Azonto RMX) ft C-Real & Stargo- April 2012
- The ChO.sen ft (Manifest, D-Black & Sarkodie)- October 2012
- Hallelujah ft (M.anifest)- December 2012
- No Size- December 2013
- See Me Suffer ft (Shaker)- October 2013
- Ayayaa- March 2014
- My Friend- April 2014
- Boorle- September 2014
- Sister Araba- December 2014
- Agbadza- December 2014
- State of the Nation Address- March 2015
- Shelele- March 2015
- Egbefia- April 2015
- Mi Naa Bo Po- August 2015
- Koko- November 2015
- Pour Put Inside- December 2015
- Fire Cant Cool- May 2016
- Portray Dey Be- December 2015
- Kaa Bu Ame- June 2016
- Lalafalama- September 2016
- Fefeefe- November 2017
- Agbo- February 2017
- Eliens Anthem- March 2017
- Explain-March 2017
- Pay like a Boss-September 2017
- Overdose-October 2017
- Joy-February 2018
- Wosa ft Joey B-June 2018 (Produced by Pee GH)
- FWY-May 2018
- Efa Wo Ho Ben -December-2-2019
- Baba Dey 2021
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