Dxniel Fxrbes Returns with New R&B single ” Get Down”.

Following up his 3-track EP ” From Me To You” released in February, rising Pretoriamusician Dxniel Forbes is back with the new R&B single “Get Down” which draws influencefrom old school R&B and soul songs giving off a romantic nostalgia. Daniel Vunza, known by stage name Dxniel Fxrbes (pronounced Daniel Forbes) is an 18-year-oldsinger/songwriter, rapper and record producer hailing from […]

Review: GuiltyBeatz Moves Different On New EP

On his latest South African house music leaning EP, Grammy-nominated producer takes the road less travelled and excelled. Passion and Consistency. Two qualities that could propel one to heights beyond their own imagination. Yes, having the talent can get you noticed. The distinguishing factor, however, is staying passionate and consistent. The road to earning that stripes can sometimes be long, […]

How D-Cryme Stole A Moment And Won Our Hearts On “Get On The Dancefloor”

If D-Cryme had given up music after his nationwide hit “Kill Me Shy”, Ghanaians would still have remembered the Tema based rapper with reverence as we do Jay Dee of “Alampan” fame. D-Cryme’s stake in today’s music has not been as resolute as many would have hoped. He was tipped for greater things after earning his breakthrough: first off a […]

Becca Is Missing The Point

My heart aches a little when a veteran musician is moved to -as the social media generation would say- for either lack of tact in speech, action or for handing out an underwhelming performance. The response from social media users is usually swift, unapologetic, blatantly disrespectful and traumatizing. On social media, unfiltered opinions are an everyday meal. Becca, the Ghanaian […]

M.anifest Stars in ‘’Hearts And Time’’; A Short Film

How do you create a 3 to 5 minutes video out of hours of video reels without compromising the ideas and vision of the artist, and also elicit the desired satisfaction from the viewing audience? This is mostly the challenge of directors in the audio-visual space. Even the most experienced music video directors and filmmakers cannot avoid these circumstances. Shooting […]

Writers Project of Ghana Host Author Sylvia Vollenhoven At September Book Read

  In our final event for the 2018 Ghana Voices Series, Writers Project of Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana proudly present award-winning South African writer, journalist, film-maker and playwright, Sylvia Vollenhoven at a reading on September 26th, 2018 at the Goethe-Institut in Cantonments, Accra. The reading starts at 7.00 PM. Sylvia Vollenhoven’s seminal dance drama about Khoisan identity, The Keeper of the […]


THE CUTS is your weekly round-up of songs and videos-and anything that has caught our attention and think you must hear or see. The music featured here aren’t genre specific.—————————————— bigBen – ‘Back To JTown’ EP Nigerian act, bigBen’s five track EP, “BACK TO JTOWN” is a fusion of rap trap and afro music featuring artistes like Ko-Jo Cue, Efraim […]

Watch Fre-D freestyle over  ‘Don’t Forget To Pray’ beat.

Fred Chijindu Inaks Onianwa known by his stage name Fre-D or Fre-D GoldRush, is a 25 year-old rapper/singer from Lagos, Nigeria. In 2010, he co-founded and signed to the record label Gold Rush Records. Fre-D first broke into the consciousness of Nigerian music enthusiasts after making a submission for Don Jazzy’s ‘Enigma Freestyle’ Competition in 2011. Later that year, he […]

Video Review: DJ Dimpelz feat. Reason, Ice Prince & Royal Empire

Let’s establish one thing: if you are a producer or artiste who can’t make a banger off a trap beat, then you better quit working.  For renowned South African DJ, DJ Dimpelz, crafting a banger is least of his worries. His latest, ‘FUYD’ (Fuck Up Your Day) is an attestation to his credentials as a producer who knows what the […]

Album Review: ‘Thuto’ by Cassper Nyovest

On Thuto, his third studio album, South African rapper Cassper Nyovest blends self introspection, grandiose boast with grandeur production  The first time I heard the name Cassper Nyovest was, when news came in that, the South African rapper had sold out the 20,000 Ticket Pro Dome and the 400,000 Orlando Stadium in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Later, I saw him […]