AN EVENING WITH EVA

What do you expect when you encounter three (3) avant-gardes, who have not only earned their stripes on the young and flourishing spoken word and poetry scene but are a nucleus in the vigorous attempt to promote and shape the direction of the poetry scene on one stage? Education, Empowerment and Excitement! Formed a couple of months ago, EVA is […]

THE COMING OF AGE OF DANCEHALL MUSIC IN GHANA

The dance hall artistes of the early 90s will be smiling at the strong showing the genre is making on the Ghanaian music scene today. Likewise, followers and lovers will be astounded at the growth of dance hall in less than 2 decades since appearing on the music scene. Today, dance hall artistes enjoy massive airplay thanks to the legion […]

ELI MUZIK RELEASES ‘QUICK SAND’

photo courtesy The Fader magazine Ghanaian Afro-Soul artiste, ELi MUZIK has released his fourth single off his soon to be released album Finding ELi as his birthday gift to his fans. On this new single, Quick Sand  which features two BBNZ acts-EL and Ko-jo Cue, Eli sings about how his love for music has become the motivation to work hard or […]

TERAH_AM & JUMPOFF SCORE THREE

2014 will go down as the ‘Year of Mixtapes and singles’ judging by the number of tapes/songs being released by artistes both established and come-ups.  Two up-coming rappers who have joined this train are long time collaborators Terah AM and JumpOFF, who released THREE-the total number of tracks on the tape as free download (download here http://t.co/oKopEeuSQB ) THREE focuses largely […]

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 […]

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 […]

KO-JO CUE KEEPS THE SHINE ON

From obscurity to stardom, Ko-jo Cue’s march towards becoming one of the best rappers in Ghana has assumed greater momentum with the release of the ‘The Shining’. When the artwork and track list of his album was released a couple of months ago, many were excited and expectant. Expectant to hear what the newest member of BBNZ LIVE, Ko-jo Cue […]

VOCAL PORTRAIT 2 Review

‘Vocal Portrait 2 is an excellently produced album, concise and heavy on the issues of our times. The dedication and zeal of Kwame in elevating the poetry both as an art and a force in Ghana and beyond cannot be ignored’ VOCAL PORTRAIT 2 IS THE SOPHOMORE ALBUM by Ghanaian spoken word artist/poet Kwame Write (Kwame Ata Aidoo). Regarded by […]

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 […]

#STREETARTSATURDAY

Ghanaian graffiti artist Ian Quarshie has something awesome for all graffiti artists and lovers in Ghana. He would be starting a graffiti project called the “Next Up Graffiti Tour.” The tour will be making stops in KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) – Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi and Accra (Ghana). Apart from bombing walls with aesthetic graffiti murals, there […]