Music

Simply put! BET is not for Africans – Bulldog

Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson alias Bulldog has fired critics for mocking his golden boy Shatta Wale for not getting nominated for any award at the recent Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. Shatta Wale has claimed that he is the best dance hall artiste in Ghana. Stonebwoy was awarded the Best International Act at the 2015 BET Awards. He won in a category, ...

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Get ready to be ‘mesmerized’ – Guru debunks claim he’s taken a break

The “Lapaz Toyota” and “Poley” hit maker, Guru has debunked claims that he has taken a break from the music and entertainment industry to re-brand himself. The Graphic Showbiz Newspaper reported in its July 2nd edition that Guru was going to take a break from music. The report generated heated discussions on radio and the entertainment circles as people questioned the ...

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I’m Ghana’s top diva – Nana Yaa

All the female singers in Ghana move over because the real diva is coming out big time. Although musician Nana Yaa has yet to release an album since she began her music career in 1994, the singer says no female musician can match her for quality. The mother of two maintains the other top-rated female musicians are trying their best ...

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Stonebwoy wins Best International Act Africa at BET Awards

Ghana’s Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has won the award for Best International Act at the 2015 BET Awards. He won in a category which included Sarkodie, South African cool kid A.K.A, and Nigerian beauty Yemi Alade. This was Stonebwoy’s first ever nomination for the international award. Many Ghanaians have taken to social media to congratulate him for winning the award.   congrats to ...

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‘Greatest star’ Kanye rocks Glastonbury

US rapper Kanye West has delivered his highly anticipated Glastonbury festival set, telling fans he is “the greatest living rock star on the planet”. West’s headline booking had caused some controversy and his performance divided opinion among the crowd on site. He opened with number one hit Stronger and performed on a largely bare stage with a bank of white ...

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Pat Thomas releases new album

Highlife musician Pat Thomas has released a new album. This is his first internationally released studio album, recorded in Accra with his band, the Kwashibu Area Band. Directors Kwame Yeboah and Ben Abarbanel-Wolff add superb new compositions and re-arrange some of Thomas’ ‘80s compositions for a full live band. Speaking on #SaturdayLive a fortnight ago, he told the host – Kojo Akoto ...

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Brand Becca too strong to die

Becca has a new management team called Kolophonic based in United Kingdom and they claim Becca cannot fail under their watch. Evidence abounds of artistes who parted ways with their management teams and subsequently faded away but Yoel Kenan, CEO of Kolophonic, a pan-African record label which just signed on Becca, says the singer’s brand is too well established to ...

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Edem wins International Award

Ghanaian music scored high on international platform once again when Tema based rapper, Edem, clinched the Best International Act-Africa award at the 2015 Black Canadian Awards held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto, last Saturday. The Koene hit singer beat Mafikizolo (South Africa), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Oritse Femi (Nigeria), and Teeyah (Ivory Coast) to win ...

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Return Sarkodie’s $25,000 – Wanlov tells Ace Hood

Controversial musician, Wanlov De Kubolor, has urged American Rapper, Ace Hood, to return the $25,000 Sarkodie paid him for a collaboration on the song ‘New Guy’. According to Wanlov, Ace Hood did not live up to expectation in the song. In a tweet, Wanlov stated that Sarkodie should have rapped after Ace Hood because the American rapper had nothing to ...

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VIDEO: Adomaa releases #AdomaaMeetsNaija

Musician Adomaa has released her latest musical installment, titled #AdomaaMeetsNaija. This follows the success of her Evolution of GH Music piece, a mashup of popular Ghanaian songs from the 1960s to recent hits. #AdomaaMeetsNaija features some of Nigeria’s biggest songs. The mashup has songs the likes of Davido, Patoranking, Yemi Alade, Iyanya and Tiwa Savage. Born Joy Onyinyechukwu Adomaa Serwaa Adjeman to a ...

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