Popular Sierra Leonean singer Alonzo Teah Abasi otherwise known as Alonzo ha taken on his social media to celebrate success as 15 15 students on his scholarship program make huge progress. The singe, Alonzo noted that the fully funded scholarship was awarded to students in local community in Freetown.
“Feeling so proud today as all 15 Students on a scholarship program which I have fully funded at a local community school in Freetown for a few years, have progressed.”
He added that he is looking forward to increase the number next year “Next year we go again with an increase to the number of students.”
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“Feeling so proud today as all 15 Students on a scholarship program which I have fully funded at a local community school in Freetown for a few years, have progressed. Next year we go again with an increase to the number of students.
“We rise by lifting others” 🙏🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿 Congratulations guys…”
Alonzo Teah Abasi is best known by his fans simply as ‘Alonzo’ is a Sierra Leonean/ Liberian songwriter, recording artist, and performer. Alonzo’s music career kick-started in 2002, as he was sponsored by the US embassy; where they asked members of the public to create a song that promoted awareness for HIV/AIDS.
Fast forward to 2006 Alonzo released his first mixtape, INNOCENT’. This mixtape received public recognition and was a huge success with songs such as; ‘Letter to the president’, ‘Liberian angel’, ‘Can’t believe’ and the single named after the first mix-tape, Innocent.
This successful mixtape continued to create a lot of attention over the years which resulted in him getting signed to callbox records in 2008. It was then that he released his debut album which contained the big song – Angel. The album titled track, Africa unite, became an international hit; the BBC radio network took a huge interest in Alonzo’s work and frequently played his work across the BBC network. This led to Alonzo securing a lucrative deal with leading record label Sony and BMG.
In 2009 he was invited by MTV music Africa to represent Sierra Leone as the country’s favourite artist. At the pre MAMA (MTV African Music Awards) in Kenya, Alonzo performed with African music greats, such as Akon and Wyclef Jean.
His work and contribution to Sierra Leone and Liberian Music Industry have earned him several achievements and awards. Alonzo released his second studio album called ‘Dream Alive’ (2012)featuring the smash hit ‘Salone party’ and in 2016 he released another album titled Overdose.
Since then Alonzo has recently done a tour in Canada and has just released the Krootown Road (KTR) Borbor Project. A brand new mixtape that is available to stream on multiple platforms.