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(Ghana) Fuse ODG helps build school for orphans in Ghana

Feels good to give back!

In 2011, he traveled to Ghana and met with African producer Killbeatz and rapper Tiffany and they collaborated on viral dance track “Azonto,” which had millions imitating his moves worldwide.

British-Ghanaian rapper Fuse ODG made his name in the London rap scene after growing up in the English capital. Born Richard Abiona, a talented producer as well as rapper, he has been an active influence in helping young people in his local communities realize their musical aspirations through a mobile studio.

Fuse’s 2014 debut-album T.I.N.A (This Is New Africa) may have had four hit singles in the UK but that clearly hasn’t gone to his head as he still wants to help others. The school has space for 300 students.

In conjunction with this, he helped to found the TINA (This Is New Africa) movement that set out to encourage Africans to use their skills in rebuilding their communities and take pride in their cultural heritage.

The Ghanaian-British star recently visited the school in Akosombo he helped build in Ghana alongside fellow British star Ed Sheeran.
” It was a such a pleasure taking Ed Sheeran to the school that we helped to build in Akosombo, Ghana that accomodates many orphans and highly disadvantaged kids. I ran community projects with Mr Hackett that raised funds for this charity organisation (Woodworld Missions) and every penny is directly accounted for unlike many big charity organisations. I saw this school being built from ground up and now the vision is in motion…now it educates over 300 kids in the community. Before this school, these kids had no means for an educational platform. It was mad emotional seeing these kids running around with smiles all on their faces excited to see us. Big up Ed for taking time out to come to Ghana to vibe with us and see what the T.I.N.A. mission is about. We got some exciting music for the world of course!!!! Shout out to the ODG team and all the citizens of the New Africa Nation supporting the movement. We here to change lives!!!! ”

FUSE went to Instagram to explain the happiness he felt at visiting the school in person; ‘It was mad emotional seeing these kids running around with smiles all on their faces excited to see us. Big up Ed for taking time out to come to Ghana to vibe with us and see what the T.I.N.A. mission is about.’ The star also hinted at new music with Ed Sheeran. The pair have been busy in Ghana!