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Sierra Leonen Music Band
The group STEP Q was formed on the 25th September 2002, in the eastern province, the headquarter town of Kono district Sierra Leone.
This group was formed by two gentlemen Foday Kamara [STEP G] and Mohamed Koroma [Q D]. The name STEP Q was coined from the combination of Foday Kamaras [STEP] and Mohamed Koromas [Q] which turns out to be STEP Q.
In 2004, they recorded their first single titled: TALK ABOUT at studio j music in Freetown. This song was first played on radio by DJ Willmo of Kiss 104 FM Bo.
In 2005, the group was linked to a record label [Forensic Records] by a Ghanian film editor named Lebeneh Indoze who was working for media solution film production Freetown Sierra Leone. With Forensic records, they recorded their first album in 2005 under the management of Mr Daniel Sesay [Dutch Green]. In the same year, the group first album but they decided to move away from the record label due to congestion of artist at that time.
Subsequently, in that same year, the group was linked to their present record label called Rock Our City Entertainment [R.O.C Records] under the management of Mr Aloysius Wai [DJ Rocky] by Dj Base of SLBS now SLBC Bo. In 2006, they released their second album titled: DIAMOND QUEEN under the same label [R.O.C Records]. This album became the most popular album in the country that year. Thus this album brought a lot of accolade to this group:
BODDA UK CIVIC Awards 2007, 2010: Best album DIAMOND QUEEN and ACTOR [won] the only group to have won this award twice
C.S.A Music Awards 2006: Best zouk DIAMOND QUEEN [nominated]
C.S.A Music awards 2006: Best Group Step Q [nominated]
Promoters club Awards 2006: Best dancehall Rais d Tempo [won]
Celtel Premier Music Awards 2006: Best newcomer Step Q [nominated]
Celtel Premier Music Awards 2006: Best zouk DIAMUOND QUEEN [nominated]
SKYY Radio 106.6 FM: STEP Q as salone top ten artist of the year 2006
Inner Executive Music Awards 2007: best zouk DIAMOND [won]
In 2007, they released their third album titled: PRINCESS under the management of R.O.C Records which also brought added fame and popularity to the group. This album also won lots of awards like:
Inner Executive Music Awards 2007: best lovers rock I NEED U [won]
Inner Executive Music Awards 2007: best male vocalist Q D [won]
Inner Executive Music Awards 2007: best album PRINCESS [won]
After all these the group decided to improve their educational level as advised by their manager [DJ Rocky]. Thus continue to enjoy more and more success.
In 2010, after the groups improvement educationally, came out very strong with fourth album titled: ACTOR. This album did not only bring fame but takes the group to another dimension which is envy to most artists. The album ACTOR has acclaimed this group an international recognition, lots of awards and a celebrated group to all Sierra Leoneans. Awards like:
BODDA UK CIVIC Awards 2010: Best Musical group STEP Q [won]
Media Solution Southern Regional Music Awards 2010: Best album ACTOR [won]
Media Solution Southern Regional Music Awards 2010: Best Lovers Rock NO AIR [won]
Sweet Blessing Entertainment Music Awards 2012: Best Musical Group 2011, 2012 STEP Q [won].
Furthermore, this group has traveled the length and berths of Sierra Leone in relation to their musical career and looking for opportunities abroad and have been connected with a lot of Sierra Leonean artist both home and abroad.