Paapa’s “Technical Difficulties” – A Dive into Empathy

Guest Post by: Paul Azumah-Ayitey (@kojoayitey) On his humanity-themed capsular project, “Technical Difficulties”, multi-talented Ghanaian singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer, Paapa, offers empathy to troubled hearts. “Technical Difficulties” surfs the currents of the world and provides instant consolation to humanity albeit douched intricately in alluring sonics, and coloured in a manner that seeks to spread hope in the end. The […]

Review: Temple’s Hip Hop Cred Shines Across “We Are Who We Are”

Temple stays true to his hip hop background on his features heavy album. “Chale, my tape go drop soon… E lef some few things to work on”. I can count the number of times Temple had assured me of his impending album release whenever we had crossed path. One thing I’ve come to realize in the music space especially with […]

Review: Avit – “Election Day” EP

Avit draws the veil back again on the raw deal that our politics offer on “Election Day”. Avitiduen Abisa hails from the Upper East Region, specifically Wiaga. Music has always been around him growing up. Harnessing the various musical influences on which he grew up, Avit has successfully coupled them, and in his own way, built a musical canopy as […]

THE CUTS: EP 06 VOL.11

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. Super JazzClub – For All the Good Times Patience. Persistence. Self-belief. Improvisation. The Super JazzClub embodies all these virtues. For years, they have worked tirelessly towards perfecting […]

Review: Eugy Talks The Highs and Lows of Love on “4 Play” EP

Versatility, largely shaped by his background and immediate environment is one of the treasured gifts in Eugy’s musical toolkit. In addition to this is his ability to be in sync with new trends thus tapping into all the latest musical trends. Throughout his career, the British-Ghanaian artist has underscored these in his art. Having scored hits with songs like “Dance […]

Video: Amaarae Stays “FANCY”

Between her songs and the visuals that accompany them, even fans of Amaarae would ponder over which one they love. With each audio-visual release, the Bronx born, Ghana-based, New Jersey and Atlanta raised afrofusionist continues to deepen her own lane while challenging herself artistically. On her latest release, FANCY, which is the lead single off her forthcoming EP “Angels You […]

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 […]