5 Things You Should Know About Goya Menor, Artiste Behind Viral ‘Ameno’ Amapiano Remix
5 Things You Should Know About Goya Menor, Artiste Behind Viral ‘Ameno’ Amapiano Remix. Amapiano originates from South Africa, however, the rest of the world has also jumped onto the genre that is making waves globally. Ameno’ Amapiano remix is no doubt, the tune of the season and the official ‘Detty December’ anthem in Nigeria, with little or no attention being paid to the artiste behind the song.
Check out 5 facts about Goya:
1 Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Bright Goya, whose stage name is Goya Menor, is the star of the moment & man behind the track.
2 The star is 26 years old and an alumnus of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State Nigeria.
3 He dropped the song on June 16 2021. In the first six months of its release, his management has spent a lot of funds on promotions to no avail. It was not until December 2021, did the track begin to gather momentum, even beyond the shores of Nigeria, especially on social media.
4 Goya Menor’s last single was released in 2020 and it was a huge flop. The singer said he almost gave up and just decided to give it another try by releasing ‘Ameno’ remix. It picked up slowly and just when he was about to throw in the towel, something spectacular happened. He said, ‘‘I didn’t produce it as a major project. I produced it as a joke. It was just God because the song picked up in the first week of December after it went viral in Uganda. If I were to promote this song with my own resources this song wouldn’t be a hit. It is a supernatural hit”.
5 As of press time, the Champions League used the track on its official Tik Tok account. The track is currently number one in Jamaica, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, South Africa, Thailand, Nigeria, Sweden, and still counting. The use of the song on YouTube, Tik Tok and Instagram videos led to its polarization.