emPawa Africa Announce Release of FAVE’S new Single; BABY RIDDIM

Available everywhere on 30th September 2021, the singer’s new song is a follow-up to her previous release ‘Beautifully’ and its cinematic visual  Starting to make music in 2018 with her bedroom freestyles which rapidly became viral and caught the attention of industry heavyweights, including Mr. Eazi’s emPawa Africa, FAVE released her first single ‘M.O.M.M.S’ the following year and followed this up with last […]

Gyakie And Amaarae: Leading Lights of GH Music in 2021

You know how everyone loves to say Ghanaians are the cousins of Nigerians or something about being siblings? Well for some time now, we have become the very jealous siblings. Happy, but looking on in envy as Naija artistes pull the “Naija to the World” agenda effortlessly. Not to discredit what any Ghanaian artiste is doing sporadically, but you know […]

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 […]

WurlD Is Fashioning Out A Sound In His Own Image On AFROSOUL

WurlD, the Nigerian artist is not only charting a path for the brand of music he does. He is confirming the fact that you can make your mark without aligning with what is in vogue. For WurlD, afro soul is the future sound and he is already hoisting his flag on this lane before it becomes a wave. He is […]

Concert Review: A godMC and A Giant Enthralled At Manifestivities

On the night, Burna Boy confirmed his status as the Giant on the continent while M.anifest and the rest of artistes on the night gave meaning to showmanship The applause was resounding. The audience were lively and responsive, pulsating with infectious bout of energy. The artistes met the goodwill of the audience, offering back the love with great performances on […]

“Palaver” Adds To The Long List of Ebo Taylor’s Catalog

I remember having a conversation with Kong George, singer, songwriter, producer and DJ on how he clears some of his samples. He had sampled an old C.K. Mann record, ‘’Fa W’akoma Ma Me’’ for one of his songs. That vintage C.K. Mann record was also covered and made popular among a section of young highlife fans by the legendary Rex […]

Burna Boy Confirms His Status As “The African Giant” on New Album

The first time Burna Boy mentioned “African Giant” was in a chain of tweets that expressed his disgust or the lack of respect organizers of Coachella had accorded him. Billed to perform at the global music celebration in April- along with Mr. Eazi as the only two African artists on the stage, Burna Boy felt insulted by how his name […]

TMSKD DJ: ”The Reception To The Alte Scene Needs To Be Reevaluated”

TMSKD DJ (The Masked DJ) has been growing her prominence on the DJing circuits with her experimental music selections and amazing skill set. In addition to this, is her efforts at placing the shine on other women creatives through her annual ‘’Femme Vibes’’ concert. After years of playing across the city of Accra, TMSKD DJ was invited to this year’s […]

Tay Iwar’s “Passport” Was The Best Way To Get Noticed.

On its 5th year following its release, we look at how Tay Iwar’s “Passport” opened him up for notice. My curiosity was piqued after my first listen. The songs on the album led to my searching for information on this young talented singer. Despite the paucity of information on him (yeah he is a new act); this 17 year old […]

Michael Afenfia, Author of “The Mechanics of Yenagoa” Reads At Writers Project of Ghana Event.

Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut Ghana proudly present Nigerian author and social commentator, Michael Afenfia at our regular monthly reading sessions. Michael Afenfia is the speechwriter to the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State and the author of four novels and a biography. Afenfia is the author of When the Moon Caught Fire (2010), A Street Called Lonely (2011), Don’t Die on Wednesday (2014), and Paxoid, […]