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Wisam Hamza popularly known as Lyrical Wanzam was born in Accra. He spent his early years in Tamale and left later to join his parents in Accra to further his education and spend more time with his immediate family. He has been artistic since he was a child working on pencil drawings and playing around with color pencils. He discovered his penchant for music in Accra when he found an artistic niche in his neighborhood, Madina. Some of his musical influences are Nas, Mos Def, Wutang and Eminem. He has worked with Wanlov kubolor, LooneeTKR, Gemini, Boynash, Kojocue, lil shaker, M.anifet E.L most recently. He is currently pursuing higher education in Canada where he spends time with his wife and adorable daughter while working to keep his musical senses in shape by working on some new music in the studio. His musical style is defined by his various identities as a Dagbana raised in Tamale who spent the rest of his adult life in the vibrant multicultural community of Madina while dipping his toes in the Ghanaian middle-class through his education at St. Augustine’s College and his association with friends he met there and later during his college days in the Kwame Nkrumah University for Science and Technology. He recently graduated from Vancouver Island University.

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