Rap Is Not Dead!

For a nation that is known for its rap music across, at least two decades, I find it laughable that a statement by an afrobeats singer would get some people rattled. The statement by Wizkid that the rap genre is dead and not worth listening to. ”If I’m being honest, I don’t listen to any other genre of music anymore”, […]

FREE THE YOUTH Collaborates with Pharrell Williams’ SITW Festival as Official Merch Designers. 

Ghanaian streetwear brand, FREE THE YOUTH, has achieved a major milestone in the fashion industry by becoming the first African brand to design the official merchandise for Pharrell Williams‘ ‘Something In The Water’ music festival. The festival, which has a global reach and attracts over 50,000 music lovers from around the world, took place in Virginia Beach during the weekend […]

CULART Picks: 2023 Artistes To Watch

Article by: Jennifer Elorm We are in the month of February, and many people are still recovering from December’s excitement—the concerts, parties, and jams that filled the city. The year 2022 blessed us with lots of good music which we enjoyed, albeit the impact of the songs paled in comparison to previous years. With that said, let’s gauge what the year 2023 have in store […]

A Tale of Entitlement: A Case Study Of Ghana’s Music Industry

The land of Red, Gold, and Green has always been a home of great creativity, artistry, and talent. For the many things Ghana is known for, our contribution to the arts ranks at the topmost. Over the years, we have had different creatives whose contributions have contributed to the growth of the arts in Ghana and Africa as a whole. From film, photography, fashion, creative […]

Afrofusion Artist, DARKUA Is Here and Ready To Go

Ever since I caught her performance for her single ‘’Amalelor’’, I made a mental note to check out the Afrobeats / AfroSoul artiste’s catalogue. What got me interested? Her stagecraft, choosing to perform a live set instead of the normal miming over dj set and her vocals. She does not possess a Whitney Houston or Beyonce-esque vocal abilities, but she […]

WHY ARE GHANAIAN ARTISTES UNABLE TO SELL BIG SHOWS OUTSIDE GHANA

One of the greatest things a lot of musicians hope for, is to sell out big shows outside of their home country. Aside from the usual award wins, millions of streams accumulated and having their music crossing borders-regionally and continentally, selling out big shows is a huge priority on everyone’s to-do-list. That’s why you hear some of these artistes speak of […]

Review of Nenebi Tony’s Book ‘’Everything That Happened And The People Who Made It”.

Documenting a decade of interesting, yet important cultural shaping events within the Ghanaian entertainment landscape is an arduous task especially for a writer considering the paucity of information available – due to lack of proper, and verifiable documents.  Under such circumstances, one is inclined to rely on memory, reliable bits and pieces of information, and direct interviews with stakeholders and […]

Smallgod Is Connecting The Dots Through Music And Fashion

At his recent album listening party, held on Friday 7th May 2022 at East End Bistro, a spot tucked within the prime vicinity of Cantonments, Smallgod and some of the artists featured on “Connecting The Dots“, his sophomore album, pulled a sizeable number of the crowd; mostly industry people, friends, and associates. Aside the generic questions often asked at such events […]