Biography of Spirit – T Cameroonian Singer, song writer, music producer and video director.Biography of Cameroonian singer, song writer, music producer and video director Nformi Rinus Ngawang, born on 19 June 1992, artistically known as Spirit-T is a Cameroonian singer, songwriter, producer, and music video director. He is an offspring of Nformi Joseph and Nformi Justine with four siblings. He hails from the North-west region of Cameroon precisely Nkambe
His musical career germinated at the age of twelve when he was still in secondary school in his hometown (G.B.H.S. Bamenda). At this time, he started as a freestyle rapper, who will prefer making a freestyle show during break time in class with his friends hitting the bench to produce rhythms considered then to be instrumentals. He later participated in local radio freestyle Programs every Sunday until he started writing his lyrics. He recorded several demos in the small studios he could find around his home town Bamenda. At the age of sixteen, the same year he was writing the G.C.E ordinary level examination started taking online lessons on the music production software (fruityloops). After he obtained the advanced level in 2011, He decided to take music and showbiz full-time studying whatever he needed to have a full grasp and knowledge in the domain despite the reproach from his parents claiming it is not lucrative in the Country. He studied graphic design, music video directing, and also how to play the piano which will make him a better music producer.
However, he further shaped his musical career in “Cejay Productions”, an audiovisual production house in Bamenda. This was a place of ignition where he discovered most of his musical potential. For two years, he worked as a producer (beat maker) in the recording studio of Cejay productions, recording numerous songs and testing his ability in different musical genres. At this time, he discovered that contemporary afro-pop was most suitable for his unique and peculiar voice. He gradually developed his identity in afro-pop by combining reggae, makossa, njang, hip-hop, R&B, soul, and Afro music. This went a long way to stamping his musical flow and identifying his niche which we all hear today and appreciate
in his songs.
He later moved to the coastal town of Krabi where he worked as a producer in blue flame production studios. Here, he continued to refine and master his craft. From there, he moved to Douala working as an Audio visual technician at Black sheep TV. After working for Blackship TV, He became a producer and recorded under fonhaus music. He has been producing songs and albums for so many upcoming artists and some established urban artists from Cameroon like Mink’s, Lemberger, and the legendary Eko ROOSEVELT. He has been evolving as an artist since then.
He released his first single “number one” in 2010 which was used as a soundtrack in a movie. His second single “Muweh Muweh”, a well-acclaimed song in Bamenda followed in 2012. He released a loved masterpiece “Ngwagu” in 2015 and another “job-job” featuring his label mate Nancy in 2017.
He released his first body of work (an EP) titled “I go Talk” in February 2018 under fonhaus music. It comprised 7 tracks of both afro-pop and hip hop/rap. Two music videos were
made off the songs from this project; “Mek that tin just ends” and ”for life” He has released a couple of other singles. Like “Na you”, “we need peace” and “loving you” in 2019, 2020 and2021 respectively.
Spirit-T has been performing in small and big shows around the country both live and playback. He did his first live performance in 2014 in “project Bamenda” and at a Valentine’s Day event in 2018 where he performed a couple of his songs live alongside an amazing band. He participated and was a finalist at the Goeth decouvert 2020 and later participated and emerged a finalist in project resilient organized by UNESCO and DSIK in2021 He also was one of the top selected candidateforof Mthe TNZIK 2021.
He has been having live showcase gigs around the country building his experience and vocal prowess.
He recently dropped his debut album dubbed THE HUSTLER’S DIARY.
Spirit-T finally dropped the long anticipated EP – THE HUSTLERS DIARY which is joe available for purchase on eNow Digital at just 2000FCFA a copy. The artists has been musically active for over 10 years now and his artistry is top notch. You are just a click away to discovering what what he has to offer to you in his new body of work.