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 New Kumerica Wave (Asakaa) Should Not Be Dismissed

The ‘’Kumerican’’ wave or “Asakaa” is gradually sweeping across the hip hop landscape despite its rawness. We should allow it to run its course. A legacy of Pope Smoke, the American rapper who was murdered on February 19, 2020, during a home invasion was helping bring the drill sound to mainstream hip hop. The 21- year old Brooklyn native broke […]

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 […]

TAKE BACK THE MIC; Become Africa’s Next Hip Hop Star!!!

Two-time Emmy Finalist Take Back the Mic® (TBTM) is coming to the continent as THE MIC: AFRICA Created by Emmy-nominated TV Producer, Host and MC, Ghana native Derrick N Ashong (DNA), this 8-episode, 30-minute, multi-platform interactive talent competition & docu-series, empowers fans to curate and amplify the competing artists that they love from 6 cities across Africa: ● Accra, GHANA […]

Talking Verses: Obrafour ‘s “Pae Mu Ka” [Song]

“With the lyrics “Headline News N’aso Meny3 Fred Chidi”, Obrafour exhibited cleverness and a keen ear for the little details First off, to have your name dropped on a song is a big deal. This act validates your credibility. It points to the fact that you are doing something noteworthy. Name drops are mostly reserved for people of certain clout […]