Facts about Diamond's new love interest, Fantana

From Atlanta to the spotlight - who is Fantana and her rise to stardom on "Young, Famous & African"

Piece by: PAUL AMUKO

• Ever since her appearance in the 2nd season of the hit reality show "Young, Famous & African."Fantana has made waves on the Kenyan social media scene.

• This Ghanaian musician has captured the attention of fans with her  romantic encounters with Tanzanian musician Diamond Platinumz. But who exactly is Fantana?

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Media personality Fantana has recently made waves on the Kenyan social media scene ever since her appearance in the 2nd season of the hit reality show "Young, Famous & African."

This Ghanaian musician and style influencer has recently captured the attention of fans with her romantic encounters with Tanzanian musician Diamond Platinumz.

But who exactly is Fantana? 

The Early Years and Musical Breakthrough:

Her real name is Francine Koffie and she was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Fantana spent most of her childhood in the United States.

Was born on July 3, 1997 with her parents hailing from the Nzema area in Ghana.

She completed her primary and high school education in the US and holds a degree in business and fashion from a prestigious college. Additionally, Fantana owns a boutique, showcasing her entrepreneurial spirit.

Fantana's professional journey commenced when she crossed paths with Wendy Shay, who introduced her to Bullet, the manager of Rufftown Records.

On June 24, 2019, she made her mark with the release of her debut single, "So What," produced by Mog Beatz. The song garnered significant attention, establishing Fantana as one of Ghana's emerging talents.

Her subsequent hits, such as "Girls Hate On Girls" and "Rich Gyal Anthem," further solidified her position in the music industry.

Musical Inspirations and online Success:

From a young age, Fantana developed a passion for music, coinciding with the rise of Afrobeat's global acceptance.

Fantana's early uploads of singing freestyles on Instagram gained traction and attracted a substantial following. 

With tracks like "Back Stabber," Fantana cemented her reputation as one of the most prominent female Ghanaian singers residing in the US.

Hits such as "Forever Young," "Blue Eyes," "You, Me, and The Sea," "Wrong," and "New African Lady" further showcased her talent and were widely played on radio stations in Ghana and the US.

A Complex Persona and 'Young, Famous & African' Appearance:

Fantana's intriguing persona extends beyond her musical prowess. Rumors and controversies surrounding her risqué photographs and alleged physical transformations have kept her in the news.

The anticipation surrounding her appearance on the second season of Netflix's 'Young, Famous & African' further amplified interest in her life and career.

Being the only Ghanaian participant on the show, Fantana made her mark among individuals from various African nations.

As one of the youngest members of the cast, she relished the experience of forming connections and bonds over the four months of filming.

Her unique branding and charismatic attitude played a significant role in her selection for the show, as fans are eager to witness her authentic self onscreen.

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