Dancehall singer Winky D has won the Africa’s Accountability Music Award.
The awards ceremony is organised by ONE, Accountability labs, and Trace Africa.
Winky D is using his songs such as Njema which translates to handcuffs, tap into the frustrations of young Africans, spread messages of inspiration and call for change
In 2019, Nigerian musician, Cill born Chioma Ogbonna won the Accountability Awards for her song “All You’ve Got” which urged citizens to take an active role in pushing for social and political reforms.
The Accountability Music Awards are designed to recognise African musicians and artists fighting corruption using music to spotlight the negative impacts that corruption and a lack of transparent and accountable government institutions have on countries.