Admire The Hustle: How Bryan The Mensah is Defining The Concept of ‘Indie Artist’

In an industry with no recognized structures -big labels, financial backing and major distribution channels – the work of the independent (indie) artist is back breaking. These young, passionate creatives put their feet to the pedal to create; find the best cost-effective ways to sell their works while cultivating a fan base in the process. All this is done on […]

Album Review: Nana Benyin Is A Man In A Happy Place

His disappearance from the music scene in 2013, after the release of his second studio album, “Poetic Licence”, was felt among fans who had been following his career. The disappearance came with no notice. It was a sudden act; an idea the rapper, perhaps, had conceived for a while. What prompted that action is a question only Nana Benyin can […]


THE CUTS review songs, videos or albums we think you need to hear or see. The music covered are not genre and/or region specific. Once it is good, it would be reviewed here. THE CUTS is available each FRIDAY Mr. Eazi – Property When it comes to mellow, one-two step, minimal styled afrobeat tunes with very sing-along lyrics, nobody does […]

Stills From Hanson Akatti’s ‘Untitled Exhibition’

On Thursday, June 7, one of Ghana’s esteemed digital artist, illustrator and graphic designer, Hanson Akatti hosted the ‘Hanson Akatti’s Untitled Exhibition’ at Container, Labone, Nyaniba Estates. The Exhibition mainly featured sketches of some of the country’s exciting young music talents such as Lil’ Shaker & Kojo-Cue (known collectively as Pen & Paper), Kwesi Arthur, Cina Soul, AYAT, LaMeme Gang, […]

THE CUTS EP 03 Vol.15

King Promise feat Mugeez, Sarkodie – CCTV A brown wooden piano, a handful of choristers atop a trailer truck running through the streets of Nungua. King Promise plays the role of an organist and lead vocalist in the video for his new song ”CCTV”. The song has all the traits of a hit in the making: the soft vocals, melody, […]

SPOTLIGHT: Meet LYZA, The A&R Working With Your Favourite Artists

Ask LyZa, born Elizabeth Ntiamoah, what her impressions are about the new wave of music in Ghana and the artists behind it and her response is nothing short than a quick rhetorical question. ‘Have you seen the new crop of artiste?’’ before adding ‘’GH music has always been good. The attention on these talented guys was just not there but […]

Bryan The Mensah is moving at his own pace on ‘Friends With The Sun’ EP

  Knowing how to move in this young and vibrant, yet fast changing Ghanaian music industry is an advantage. Knowing your worth as an artist is the gunpowder to your survival. While some break through by following the latest trends, those who adopt the often long and arduous road to success need to have the patience of a Buddhist monk. […]