Album Review: Mawcom X & Kuvie On “Gift of GOD”

“I’m not making music for Ghana, I’m making music from Ghana but it’s for the world’’- Mawcom X Technology has eased the way artists work. Geographical constraints have been eliminated. The time spent on completing a project is no more an issue. The availability of technology makes it easier to shape the final product to the creator’s own taste. Unlike […]

Review: Vintage Highlife With A Dash of Modernity Fills Santrofi’s “Alewa”

“Alewa” by Santrofi captures the spirit of highlife, delivering it in their own ways without compromising on its riveting authenticity” When some legends of highlife music proclaimed the transgenerational nature of the genre, they appeared to have had a tunnel vision of how things would play out decades ahead. The clairvoyance of these highlife veterans is being vindicated. The power […]

THE CUTS: EP 06 VOL. 10

THE CUTS is a weekly review of newly released songs and videos. The songs and videos covered are not genre or region-specific. Once we find it dope, we’ll share our thoughts on it here. Questo – Ananse Questo hit my radar somewhere last year courtesy my buddy Aubrey Mensa, and I have kept my eye and ears on his progress, musically. […]

Burna Boy’s “Twice As Tall” Is An Album Befitting His Status Today

“Twice As Tall”, the third album from Burna Boy under his partnership with Atlantic Records is the ideal album at this stage in his career “Oh I have to be twice as tall at least to be better than I do”. So goes the sampled opener on Burna Boy’s new album ” Twice As Tall”. As the title portends, the […]

“Yard” Is A Timeless Song That Tulenkey Needs To Push

Almost a year after it was released, Tulenkey’s bombastic hip hop record “Yard” could win people over. “Which Tulenkey do you like?” is a question I have been brooding over for a while. My answer is always based on my mood. Afropop Tulenkey, with his uncanny humorous punchlines and comical finger-wagging lyrics usually pours with happiness. His afropop tunes mostly […]

Twitch 4EVA Now Has Our Attention

The compelling quality on Twitch 4EVA’s latest EP is Twitch 4EVA. When Twitch 4Eva (formerly Twitch) released “Baby”, the precursor single to his debut EP, the chink in his talent was apparent. Any follower of his career over the years would not miss it. On the mid-tempo, love centric song, Twitch 4Eva came across like a man who stood in […]

THE CUTS: EP 06 VOL. 9

THE CUTS is a weekly review of newly released songs and videos. The songs and videos covered are not genre or region-specific. Once we find it dope, we’ll share our thoughts on it here. Øbed – breathe Whatever is in the water that the guys at SuperJazzClub are drinking must be very potent. For the past weeks, the content they have […]

Sarkodie’s “CEO Flow” Is An Eye Poking Response To Critics

“Chale the fans still dey fuck with the nigga/ Over 17 years , lifetime hypnosis/ What else?” The enthralling scene in a movie for me is when the protagonist stands over the antagonist, spite in his gaze, handing the last strike to end it all. The sense of victory validates the determination and valour of the protagonist. The prize of […]

On ”I No De Bed”, M3NSA Shares What Keeps Him Awake

When Ghanaian rapper, M3NSA took to social media to announce his hiatus from all online engagements, it was clear to gleam from his comments that he has had enough from people, events and (in) actions of those entrusted to make things happen. The two-part video posted on his social media feeds on June 2 with its accompanying hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused had […]

WurlD Is Fashioning Out A Sound In His Own Image On AFROSOUL

WurlD, the Nigerian artist is not only charting a path for the brand of music he does. He is confirming the fact that you can make your mark without aligning with what is in vogue. For WurlD, afro soul is the future sound and he is already hoisting his flag on this lane before it becomes a wave. He is […]