WHERE IS OUR ROYALTIES? SAMINI WANTS ANSWERS

Samini has questioned the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGHA) on why some artistes are not paid royalties by those mandated to collect and pay artistes for their works. According to him, he is yet to receive any form of royalty despite being in the music industry for a decade. ‘I was at a meeting at MUSIGHA were I inquired about […]

INTERVIEW WITH MUSIC PRODUCER NEL MAGNUM (ROGER THAT!)

‘Everybody else is thinking outside the box. Sometimes being the ugly duckling is the way to go. It’s not easy at the initial stages but eventually when we all fly onto the plaques of The Greatest Musicians from Ghana, we will all look beautiful’ WHENEVER YOU HEAR A BEAT WITH intercom voice – ‘ROGER THAT’- either at the beginning or […]

BBC AFRICA BEATS FEATURES M.ANIFEST

Award winning Ghanaian rapper, M.anifest (Kwame Tsikata) kicks off this new BBC Africa Beats series by performing songs from his “APAE’ EP. M.anifest breaks down the inspiration behind the performed songs – Debi Debi (One Day) and Someway Bi. He is backed by renowned Ghanaian band ‘Ohia B3y3 Ya’ (Poverty Is Pain) led by Kwame Yeboah. Shouts to my Kenyan […]

DJ JULS OUT WITH RAISE MY FLAG

DJ JULS (Julian Nicco-Annan), one of Ghana’s foremost music producers of this era, released his first single Raise My Flag to great buzz on social media yesterday 20th August, 2014. The single features two of his (Juls) BBnZ label mate, Kojo-Cue and E.L along with Blackway. DJ Juls had over the weeks leading up to the release of Raise My […]

REVIEW OF COLLECTOR’S ITEM BY FRICKY

Fricky COLLECTOR’S ITEM is sonically refreshing, technically of high quality and lyrically impressive. Without a doubt would pass as one of the best projects ever done this year. Last year, I mentioned him in my ‘Bankable Artistes’ to watch in 2014 tweet -‘Bankable’ as to mean one of the artistes to watch. Now I can say without a doubt that […]

2014 VGMA NOMINATIONS: THE CHALLENGE OF CHARTER HOUSE

The nomination for the 14th Edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (#VGMA14) has been released by the organizers, Charter House. The list didn’t provoke much uproar (compared to previous years); where some artists and managers have been livid for not making the list. Theresa Ayoade of Charter House Despite this good work by the board, I was one of […]