Multi-talented creative artiste Andy Afranie is keen on making an impact in the creative arts space. A professional graphic designer, web developer, video editor and a portrait painter, Andy who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Diploma in Graphic Design and Website Development from, IPMC has vowed to use his God given talents to work for the betterment of mankind.
Andy has a maiden album out. The album dubbed “Strokes of a Worshipper” which features amazing tracks like Welcome, Left-Right, Yes we can, Praise Medley, Worship Medley, Hosanna, Happy Birthday and Oguamma. The distinctive album is marked by catchy Afro fusion with contemporary grooves which have both a soothing and uplifting effect on the listener.
Following on the success of the album, Andy has released a video of “Welcome,” one of the tracks on the album. The colorful video portrays Andy Afranie as a pastor who resorts to charms to mislead unsuspecting Christians until the Holy Spirit invades his life and forces him to repent. Upon changing his character, he blesses the Holy Spirit with a lovely portrait painting. The song exhorts Christians to forsake the ways of the world and depend solely on God for their sustenance.
“Welcome” which features a blend of English, Twi, Ibo languages has an infectious feel that immediately grabs the listener and was produced by Mr Kwakye and Owuraku for Rhythms Africa Studio. The video was directed by P-Stills.
Andy Afranie who is currently under the management of AAM Records is best known for his Afro-African and contemporary soothing rhythm and impressive song writing style.
Considering the amount of talent in the gospel music space, Andy brings to the table creativity and variety by effectively combining different shades of fine art in his musical craft. He has developed a unique style, blending the art of music with painting on and off stage and this makes his performances a sight to behold.
As a way of fusing his music with his art, his ministrations are often accompanied by sessions where he unveils stunning portrait paintings of his invitees. Some of the personalities he has unveiled include Dr. Sonnie Badu at Spiritlife Revival Ministries, Rev. Steve Mensah, Rev Jane Mensah and Stanley Mensah at the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM), Rev. Bishop Hampel (UK) and Rev. Dr. Anyani-Boadum (Jesus Generation Ministries – USA) among others.
Andy Afranie is set to release a live DVD concert recording, ‘Sow Concert’ (Strokes Of a Worshipper Concert) later this year. A family man, he is happily married to Mrs. Irene Boakye and they are blessed with a lovely son, Jerome.