The multi award winning record producer, qualified composer, property developer and businessman Myx Boadi-Alawiye Michael Kofi Quest, is a prime example of the new wave of entrepreneur seamlessly balancing creativity with business acumen.

Based between London and Accra, Quest has worked with a vast number of major recording artists worldwide with multiple global chart success. Also as a businessman this British born Ghanaian has a hub of businesses which sit under the umbrella of the Qirv brand spanning from property development (Quelimade Homes) to online native health and wellbeing store Also photography affairs specific to the legend James Barnor via way of being a private collector and founding board member of the James Barnor Foundation.

The two times Record Producer of the Year (Ghana Merit Awards and Africa Business & Arts Awards) and GUBA Awards Professional of the Year nominee possesses the best of both worlds and excels in both – creativity and business, drawing on both talents giving him the tools to strive and prosper in a 360-degree fashion.


Myx started out in the music industry as a performing artist (rapper) whilst simultaneously working as a writer and producer for a range of signed, emerging and published artists. His first recording experience was in London, was he started as a recording engineer intern and quickly became the studios main engineer, working with the likes of UK R&B and soul singer-songwriter Terri Walker at Poisonous Music. Myx then went on to form his own company formerly known as The Q Entertainment (now Qirv Music) which led to his first major record label releases as a producer and songwriter through Arista / BMG in 2004 when he was still a teenager for artist Nina Jayne’s hit records “Could’ve Been” and “Anything”.

Myx then went on to release his first production album “The Q Overdue” independently as a limited edition soft release featuring a number of recording artists and remixes and gaining him more recognition as a talented emerging producer at the time. Myx also received particular support from BBC Radio 1 for his promo track on which he rapped and produced “Make It Happen” which was a featured record for some months on their website thanks to Ras Kwame’s “Home Grown” show.

Since then Myx has been producing and writing for many artists with a list of credits to his name and working within the music industry as a key person within the UK scene. However now his recent quest so to speak is releasing his own material as a Producer-Artist with the featured vocals of various artists.

After significant impact with his single No Apologies with M.anifest, Kimarne and B4Bonah by being played on BBC 1 Radio 1 / BBC Introducing (Huw Stephens), BBC 1 Xtra (Mista Jam & Nadia Jae), Capital Xtra (Manny Norte & Ras Kwame), Reprezent (Remi Burgz) etc. plus played across numerous major stations in Ghana and Nigeria by high profile OAPs and landing multiple editorial playlists across DSPs including Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Audiomack etc. Myx Quest is set to drop a multi-genre body of work early 2022 which will feature various artists from various territories.

The multi-genre producer is clearly influenced by an array of genres including Afrobeats, Hip-Hop, Soul, Gospel and Classical Music and after recently completing his Bachelor of Music degree in Composition; he is keen to incorporate composing into his production. When talking about the vision of his music he expresses;

“I want my music, regardless of genre, to be epic, dramatic and cinematic in one way or another. I want to create “sonic-movies!”

In the world of music business and industry, in 2006 Myx played a pivotal role in the launch of Music World Entertainment International owned by Mathew Knowles, manager of the biggest selling girl group in the world Destiny’s Child and father of global Superstar Beyonce Knowles. Developing and pitching the proposal Myx was key to the new venture. This was to be the international arm of the parent company Music World Entertainment and would focus on territories outside the US and Canada.

Holding multi faceted roles including Director of Operations and Finance, Myx played a senior and influential position in the company for 3 years. In March 2009 Myx parted ways with MWEI to continue the development of Qirv.

May 2009 saw Myx cement his relationships with Island / Universal Records and EMI Music Publishing inking both record and publishing deals for singer–songwriter Haidara (formerly H-Boogie) via Qirv Music and Qirv Management whose hit record “Love Has Gone” with Dave Armstrong & Redroche is a club dance classic (also co-written and vocally produced by Myx Quest). Success continued with the H-Boogie and Get Far single (co-produced by Myx Quest) “The Radio” which reached Number 1 in the US Billboards Dance Chart in 2010 as well as Number 1 in various countries and charts across Europe.

Myx has worked with a number of names in the capacity of a producer, writer and / or engineer from a number of countries touching on a wide range of genre influences yet still being consistent with his own sound.


Myx has worked with a number of names in the capacity of a producer, writer and / or engineer from a number of countries touching on a wide range of genre influences yet still being consistent with his own sound. Some of them include:

Afronaut Zu | Akelle Charles | Angel | Arathejay | Ayanna Witter-Johnson | Baby Blue | Barry Jhay | Bashy | Bisa Kdei | Bleau Music | Boma Diri | Bella Alubo | B4Bonah | Camidoh | Cher Blu | The Cokers | Dave Armstrong | Dice Ailes | Dionne Bromfield | Dreya Mac | Emma Stevens | Emmanuel Smith | Efya | Frazier T. Smith Fiona Yorke | Gavin Holligan Get Far | Ghetto Boy | Haidara | Hayley Cassidy | Ikechukwu | Incisive | Irene Logan J Appiah | Jai Amore | Jayso | Jordan King | Katy Shotter | Kelvyn Boy | Kimarne | Kwesi Arthur | Luke Smith | Lylo Gold | M.anifest | Marc Talein | Meron Addis | Mellissa | Mista Silva | Moliy | Mr Drew | Nicky Brown | Nina Jayne | Princess Nyah | Rashelle Blue | RedrocheRicci Mitchell | Rina May Project Sarkodie | Sherry Davis | Solange | Sway | Taylor Jaye | Terri Walker | Watch The Duck | Wavy The Creator | Wiley | Yaa Pono | Zalon 



In July 2004 Myx founded The Q Collective Limited an umbrella company housing The Q Entertainment with support from a number of initiatives including The Princes Trust, Arts Council, One London, Business Enterprise Centre, Portobello Business centre and support from his business mentor Robin Broadhurst CBE FRICS (Jones, Lang, Lassalle – JJL) assigned to Myx via the Royal Princes Trust.

In 2007 Myx restructured and rebranded “The Q” and formed Qirv housing various businesses and brands including Qirv Music, Glory Roots, Apticca Digital and Quintessential Avant-Garde.

Along side this Myx is co-proprietor for his family run school Precious Sanctuary Academy situated in New Achimota, Ghana and also Business Development Consultant for the Ghana based Jubail Hospital; a leading private fertility hospital, focusing on new business on an international scale, brand awareness and investment opportunities. Kofi Amaniampong, Head of Finance and son of hospital founder Dr. Amaniampong is also on the board of Qirv handling affairs in Ghana.

A sort after public speaker Myx has sat on many panels in music, fashion and business, including Kulture 2 Couture in London where he worked along side Damon Dash, Inspirational YOU, Ghana Music Week, Ghanaian Londoners and via Qirv was a main sponsor of GUBA Awards in 2011 where he co-presented an award and for which later in 2017 was a nominee for Professional Of The Year. Myx is also a member of the Courvoisier Future 500 which nominates and celebrates talented, inspirational and forward thinking individuals in the UK.

On 29th June 2012, Mr. Quest with his business partner Kofi Amaniampong and support from Zandile Blay hosted the first ever exhibition of James Barnor’s works in Ghana. The four-day exhibit held at the British Council, Accra and Silver Bird Lounge, Accra Mall, showcased precious historic and heritage photography captured by James Barnor himself including coverage of Ghana’s actual day of independence on March 6th 1957 and a number of key political and social moments spanning over decades. That particular collection curated by Myx Quest and James Barnor and owned by Qirv continues to be exhibited via “Qirv Presents…”.

In November 2018, Myx played multiple key roles during the Royal Visit of HRH Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to Accra, Ghana. During the tour, Myx made a private presentation of James Barnor photographs from the original collection from the “Ghana – A Heritage Ever Young”. One of his businesses, Glory Roots, also made a very substantial contribution donating 500 pieces of it’s Shea Butter mix ranges which were included in the Royal Hampers distributed during the exclusive Royal Banquet which was hosted by the Ghana Head of State Nana Akufo-Addo.

Shortly after this Myx Quest and Qirv collaborated on a number of international events to celebrate James Barnor’s 90th birthday. This included a London event in July 2019 held in the prestigious October Gallery of which GUBA was a partner, an event in Paris in June 2019 at the Musée National de l’histoire de l’immigration and then in August 2019 at the British High Commission, Accra, during which the “Ghana – A Heritage Ever Young”  collection was again privately displayed and Quest was personally honoured by James Barnor and Iain Walker (British High Commissioner).

In 2020 Mr. Quest was then appointed as a Founding Board Member for the newly formed James Barnor Foundation, based in UK.

 As if that’s not enough, Myx Quest also has over 10 years experience in property construction in Ghana and runs Providence Place, an apartments complex in Spintex, Accra for long and short term rental tenants.

Qirv is set to develop greatly under Myx Quest’s leadership and expertise. Through his business and music Myx continues to push progress forward and be an excellent example of a multi-talented successful individual.

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