Legacy Artistes and the Question of Gen Z Experience

Change will always drive evolution. Adapting to it is often arduous especially when it is tied to growth. The thing about change is that, while we may not like it, you can not do away with it. You can insulate yourself from it for a while. But, in due course, the change will find a way to get to your […]

A Tale of Entitlement: A Case Study Of Ghana’s Music Industry

The land of Red, Gold, and Green has always been a home of great creativity, artistry, and talent. For the many things Ghana is known for, our contribution to the arts ranks at the topmost. Over the years, we have had different creatives whose contributions have contributed to the growth of the arts in Ghana and Africa as a whole. From film, photography, fashion, creative […]

Kirani Ayat, Intellectual Property Issues and What’s Important

I recall an incident where two individuals had a go at each other over an issue that, in hindsight, shouldn’t have been an issue. To cut the story short, one person made a purchase without discussing consulting the other party. When concerns were raised about the purchase, the purchaser roped in the other party, to which the person took an […]

Spoken Word Artist, Nana Fredua-Agyeman Jnr’s Album ”Ponder’” For Grammy Consideration

‘Ponder’, a Spoken Word Poetry Album by award-winning Ghanaian Poet/Spoken Word Artist, Nana Fredua-Agyeman Jnr. is currently being considered for shortlisting by the Recording Academy Board. This means the album has the potential of being nominated for the Spoken Word Poetry Album category at next year’s GRAMMY Awards ceremony.   The album was released independently on the 1st of December, 2021 on […]

Afrobeats Artist, DarkoVibes Releases Single “HAPPY DAY” Ahead of New EP

Ghanaian contemporary Afrobeats singer and songwriter, Paul Andrew Nii  Darko, also know as, Darkovibes, is excited to share new music with his teeming fans. Following the release of the hit single,“ Je’Mapelle”, with Nigerian singer, Davido, and afterwards, “Jealousy“, Darkovibes has emerged with a new release titled “ Happy Day “ complemented by production from the exceptionally talented producer, P.Priime. About the song, Darkovibes shared that, “Happy Day makes me […]

Afrofusion Artist, DARKUA Is Here and Ready To Go

Ever since I caught her performance for her single ‘’Amalelor’’, I made a mental note to check out the Afrobeats / AfroSoul artiste’s catalogue. What got me interested? Her stagecraft, choosing to perform a live set instead of the normal miming over dj set and her vocals. She does not possess a Whitney Houston or Beyonce-esque vocal abilities, but she […]

WHY ARE GHANAIAN ARTISTES UNABLE TO SELL BIG SHOWS OUTSIDE GHANA

One of the greatest things a lot of musicians hope for, is to sell out big shows outside of their home country. Aside from the usual award wins, millions of streams accumulated and having their music crossing borders-regionally and continentally, selling out big shows is a huge priority on everyone’s to-do-list. That’s why you hear some of these artistes speak of […]

The Cuts: Music Worth Listening – 16 AUG 22

Ginius – Her Notions Since ’97 Growth. That’s all I could mutter as I listened to ginius, the british/ghanaian singer, songwriter and occasional producer. Having followed her career for a while, her growth as an artist is not in dispute especially on this 8-track album “Her Notions Since ’97”. Drawing influences from the centre and periphery of afropop sound, ginius […]

Review of Nenebi Tony’s Book ‘’Everything That Happened And The People Who Made It”.

Documenting a decade of interesting, yet important cultural shaping events within the Ghanaian entertainment landscape is an arduous task especially for a writer considering the paucity of information available – due to lack of proper, and verifiable documents.  Under such circumstances, one is inclined to rely on memory, reliable bits and pieces of information, and direct interviews with stakeholders and […]