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Music ‘beefs’ will cause deaths soon – Abrewa Nana

One of the female musicians that first started ragga or dancehall in Ghana, Abrewa Nana, has expressed her disgust about the culture of artistes throwing jabs at each other in their songs. The ‘beefing’ craze, which has gained currency among Ghanaian hip life and dancehall artistes, has been viewed by many as that which keeps the music scene alive. Some ...

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Hurray! Trigmatic finds a wife

Versatile Ghanaian musician Yaw Oduro Agyei a.k.a. Trigmatic on Saturday, March 25, 2017 walked down the aisle with his longtime girlfriend, Dita Schandorf, at a low-key wedding ceremony in Accra. The ceremony was attended by family, friends and some renowned Ghanaian entertainers, including broadcaster Yaw Sakyi, actress Yvonne Nelson, among others. Dita, Trigmatic’s wife, is a graduate of the University ...

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Paapa Yankson dazzles at #MOGO2017

Ace highlife musician Paapa Yankson got music patrons on their feet when he took his turn to treat music lovers at the 2017 Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) to a repertoire of his great musical works. Performing after the Gyata Bi man Adane Best, Paapa Yankson defied his old age and shook the audience with an electrifying performance which moved ...

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#MOGO2017 underway: artistes wow patrons with spectacular performances

The 2017 edition of Music of Ghanaian Origin (MOGO) is currently underway at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra with an array of top notch Ghanaian musicians, amidst splendour. The event which is aimed at celebrating music that has traits of indigenous Ghanaian folk music has highlife greats Nana Kwame Ampadu, A.B. Crentsil, Paapa Yankson and Amandzeba performing tonight. ...

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I was jealous of Kwabena Kwabena’s ‘Asor’ – Okyeame Kwame

I was jealous of Kwabena Kwabena’s ‘Asor’ – Okyeame Kwame

Have you ever thought a musician would admit on live radio their fondness for another musician’s song? Well, this is rare but it is exactly what happened when versatile artiste, Okyeame Kwame, made such ‘confession’ on Citi FM’s Breakfast Show yesterday, saying would have wished that Kwabena Kwabena’s Asor was his. According to Okyeame Kwame, the good qualities of Asor ...

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OPINION: VGMA Needs Total Overhaul!

OPINION: VGMA Needs Total Overhaul!

Preamble: I have a lot of suggestions for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) but I have sifted a few of them to proffer to the organisers, and the Board for that matter. This year has not been different from the previous years as regards controversies surrounding the awards. Of course, because it is a human institution, some mistakes are ...

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Wiyaala releases new single, ‘My Man’

Wiyaala releases new single, ‘My Man’

Ghanaian Afropop artiste, Noella Wiyaala, popularly known as Wiyaala within music circles, has dropped My Man (Mr. Right) as a follow up to the ever popular Rock My Body which made a good showing on the market. It won her four nominations and two awards, including The Most Promising Artiste on the African Continent at the 2014 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), ...

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Roverman’s ‘Blackmail’ set for March 25

Ghanaians who trooped the National Theatre for the premier of Uncle Ebo Whyte’s latest production BLACKMAIL will testify to a time well spent. The theatre was full to capacity as lovers of stage drama sat glued to their seat through the two-hour production. The 10 cast drama which will be shown over the weekend took its audience into the everyday ...

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Okyeame Kwame, Kwabena Kwabena call on DJs to play more Ghanaian music

Ghanaian musicians Okyeame Kwame and Kwabena have called on Ghanaian DJs to play more local music on their platforms. The two joined Citi FM’s Bernard Avle on the Citi Breakfast for a conversation ahead of the Ghana@60 edition of the Music of Ghanaian Origin [#MOGO2017] Dinner Dance. In the conversation, Okyeame and Kwabena Kwabena spoke about recent trends where Ghanaian ...

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Daasebre’s second funeral: father says they need money to cater for his children and wife

Daasebre’s second funeral: father says they need money to cater for his children and wife.

A second funeral for the late highlife musician Abubakar Saddiq popularly known as Daasebre Gyamena, has been scheduled for 1st April, 2017, citifmonline.com has learnt. After he was buried last year on 6th November, 2016 at his mother’s hometown amidst family tussles and controversies, there shall be another funeral for Daasebre Gyamena in Koforidua. Speaking to his surrogate father, Mr. ...

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