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 […]

CAN I BORROW A CEDI? KAHAZ TAPE REVIEWED

the beauty of the mixtape lies in its simplicity-from beats to Kahaz’s flow The mixtape circuit in Ghana is becoming intense and competitive with both established and up-coming artistes pitching their tapes to the listener. This year has seen the likes of M.anifest, C-real and E.L (many will follow) releasing mixtapes to great reception. One of the up-coming artists to […]

GAMES MEN PLAY: AN INCREDIBLE PLAY WORTH WATCHING.

‘A powerfully acted play to be admired for its technical aesthetics and story; a departure from the usual storyline Roverman Production is noted for’. There was an advert of a deodorant with the tagline that goes like ‘Some things are for men only’. This tagline was manifested at the National Theatre during the media screening of the latest Roverman Production […]

‘A lot of the problem with music rights in Ghana comes from the musicians themselves. First is the question: who qualifies for rights? Producers and composers are usually left out by the very vocalist they work with. Artistes are very fond of giving CD’s to Dj’s in the street when looking for airplay. The effect is, the music library in […]

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE TO HOST ‘UNCOLONISED’ – ACCRA’S FIRST ‘VISUAL ART MUSIC CONCERT’

Alliance Francaise, Accra will on Saturday, 24th May, 2014 host the first ever Visual Art Music Concert- a musical and visual protest- dubbed UNCOLONISED The concert will feature the Nigerian Afro-Fusion act Villy and The Xtreme Volumes. The abundantly energetic, thought-provoking and progressive music group-whose style of music, a fusion of traditional afro-beats, highlife, afro-folk/soul/rock with pointed and sharp themes […]

REALITY CHECK : LET THE TALK BEGIN

‘We Dance Like Ten Years Since Why? People No Get Nothing Talk Since?’ – C-Real C-Real speaking his mind In an era where it is safer for one to keep mute over happenings in their immediate circles (even though it may be inimical to their survival) so as not to be hated on or/ and be damned, it is such […]

CHANNEL O TOP 10 MOST MUSIC COMMENTATORS: GHANA EDITION

  Following the success of the Nigerian edition of the Channel O Top 10 Most – Music Commentators, ChO will be premiering their Ghanaian edition on the 21st of April 2014 at 12noon on DStv channel 320.  A group of Ghanaian panelists from different areas of the entertainment industry will look at the Ghanaian entertainment industry and talk and debate […]

21 SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS HIPLIFE SONGS

Since the emergence of hiplife as a genre a decade and half ago, many artistes have produced socially conscious tracks that have influenced society positively. Below are twenty-one  (21) songs that stand out of the rest, from Reggie Rockstone to Lil’ Shaker 1. KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE ROAD/ Reggie Rockstone Apart from the song bridging the gap between real […]

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 […]

BLITZ-FUL EXPERIENCE OF THE AFROPOLITAN DREAM TOUR

The Alliance Francaise hosted Ghana’s very own Blitz The Ambassador and the Embassy MVMT band and on display was an extraordinary performance which shall remain etched on the minds of all those present that eventful Saturday 25th January night. This was the second time Blitz and his band have staged a concert in Accra, the first being in 2011 weeks […]