THE WAR CONTINUES- SHATTA WALE SUED BY CHARTER HOUSE

News filtered in yesterday that Ghana’s leading event organising house, Charter House have sued the self declared ‘dancehall king’ and Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2013 Artiste of the Year winner, Shatta Wale to the tune of Ten Million Ghana cedis for defamation. Shatta Wale is being sued for what is described as posting defamatory videos against Charter House on […]

Bisa Kdei Is Keeping Highlife Alive

Mention the name Ronald Kweku Dei Appiah to any music fan and that person will struggle trying to attach a face to the name. Ask that same fan who sang Baba and the name Bisa KDei will fall, unsurprisingly off their tongue. That is how popular the gifted singer and songwriter has become in Ghana, thanks to his style of […]

TOUR DE JAMESTOWN

As you may know by now, the annual Chalewote Street Art Festival will commence tomorrow. The historic town of James Town, which lies in the heart of Accra will play host to the two-day festival (23rd-24th August, 2014) I took some time off after work to visit main venue (Mantse Agbona) with Vanessa to catch up on how preparation is […]

EFYA AND THE WINNING FORMULA: A Case of Competing Against Oneself

In the absence of real competition, EFYA has chosen to see herself as her own competitor. Since bursting on the Ghanaian music scene some six (6) years ago with 2 evergreen singles-A MOMENT’S NOTICE (Odo Y3 D3) and NOTHING (after going solo)-the Afro Pop/Soul songstress EFYA (Jane Awindor) has carved a formidable niche for herself. The 27 year old has […]

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 […]

PHASES- A POEM BY DZAYDORM

Poet Vanessa Medie (@dzaydorm), a Ghanaian/Liberian spoken word artiste who burst onto the spoken word arena a year ago though she has been writing poetry for a couple of years back has released another spoken word piece Phases Phases touches on the themes of life, growth, identity, arts and emotions. The charm of Phases lies in the message and the […]