African Music

Battle for Dancehall Supremacy: “He is king” -R&B icon Trey Songz extols Stonebwoy
Entertainment News & Gossip

Global R&B star Trey Songz, with whom Ghana’s Stonebwoy has been paired for this season’s Coke Studio Africa, has taken to Instagram to extol the latter’s talents, calling him a king; “My brother Stonebwoy…he laced me with the real..king from Ghana right here ..he is King”, he said, displaying footwear he had received the Go Higher singer as a present. Stonebwoy joins other African superstars as Fally Ipupa, Yemi Alade, Patoranking and Sauti Sol for season 4 of the musical...

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Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Still Rising & Fast – Shatta Wale speaks to MTV Base UK
Ghana Celebrities

Days after his sold out show at indigO2, we (MTV Base UK) had the chance to sit down with Ghana’s finest dancehall artist Shatta Wale, known for his popular hits like ‘Dancehall King’, ‘Everybody Likes My Tin’ and the recent ‘Chop Kiss’. We had to dive in and learn more about the self-proclaimed Dancehall commando.. (MTV Base UK) – Sitting here with us, we have the one and only African dancehall king, the people’s champion. Shatta Wale. How’s it going?...

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Friday, 23 September 2016
PHOTOS – Wizkid Show-off New Girlfriend US singer and model Justine Skye
Entertainment News & Gossip

Nigerian pop sensation Wizkid, 26, who has taken the world by storm this year has reacted to string of rumours that he is dating US singer and model Justine Skye. During the One Africa Music Fest on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Barclays Centre in New York, the rumours of Wizkid and Justin Skye dating intensified once again. According to music industry sources the pair are now in a romantic relationship. The news of Wizkid supposedly dating the American singer...

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Music Premier – “I’m Available”: The Afro-Praise Anthem by Sam Adebanjo
Ghana Music

“I’m Available” is the latest release from Sam Adebanjo’s forthcoming, fourth-studio album: Genesis. This collaboration with award-winning producer Shabach, promises to uplift, inspire and encourage you to take up the Great Commission. “I’m Available” is tipped to be the Afro-Beat anthem of the summer; filled with infectious beats and rich harmonies. You will definitely have this song on repeat! Following the launch of Sam Adebanjo’s fourth-studio album, Genesis, on 27 August 2016 (see...

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Shatta’s Valentine Gift: 5 Reasons Why I Love Shatta Wale- Shatta’s Wife
Entertainment News & Gossip

Contrary to what most people perceive of him,it seems Shatta Wale is not so much of the Kakai as his wife shares to the world top five things she loves about the dancehall supremo on this day that we celebrate love around the world. The dancehall commando hitmaker shared on his Facebook page 5 things his wife loves about him and expressed so much joy for what he received from the queen of his heart Michelle Diamond (Shatta Queen)mother of...

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Monday, 15 February 2016
Music Premier: “Love me or Leave me” by Salasi
Ghana Music

Salasi also known as the African Kid is a diverse Artiste who is good at what he does. In fact the artist, songwriter, producer/engineer’s musical style journeys sonically through the diaspora blending American Pop/R&B, Ghanaian Hip-Life, Afro-Pop and Caribbean Dancehall rhythms into a musical palette of sound that can only be called Global Pop. MTV World channel, MTViggy calls Selasi’s music, “a fluent blend of hiplife, pop and reggae” exclaiming that “he’ll be the first artist to truly and seamlessly...

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Friday, 18 September 2015
Most Ghanaian female musicians are lazy – Wiyaala
Entertainment News

Ghanaian female Afro-pop musician, Noella Wiyaala, known on stage as Wiyaala has said that female musicians are not frontline artistes because they are lazy. “Let’s be strong and daring and stop being lazy, it’s just laziness,” she said. She was answering a question on the assertion that female artistes in Ghana have been consistently sidelined making the industry a male dominated one. The ‘Make Me Dance’ singer said, “It’s not a male dominated industry, I think it is simply a...

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Do Hip Hop In Ghana And Waste Your Music Talent
Articles

So Far Ghana is blessed with a number of young, passionate, artistic, and genius Hip hop artists – but, in as much as they have a fan base, they are amongst the minority. Due to that, most of these Hip hop musicians, though great talents, have wasted and or still wasting their music talents. Below are a number of them: Scientific Scientific (Sonny Jamaal Tayshaun Tubman) was born in Liberia (Bong County) and raised in Ghana because of the war...

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Friday, 24 July 2015
God’s Gift: Sonnie Badu is the Newest Father of a Bouncing Baby Girl
Entertainment News

New dad in town! International gospel act minister Sonnie Badu has welcomed the latest addition to the Badu family. The baby girl arrived on Sunday July 19, 2015 very healthy. According to Sonnie both mum and baby are in good health. Sonnie who was out in Canada arrived just on time in the UK to welcome his princess. The elated singer could not hide his joy and noted that she is finally here. Celebrating God’s faithfulness. Name of baby is...

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Monday, 20 July 2015
Sony Music Agree to Release Naija Musician LeriQ’s Debut Album
Entertainment News

Gifted 26 year old Nigerian hit maker, LeriQ is the newest artist to join the SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT AFRICA’s RCA LABEL under exclusive license from Aristokrat Records. Born Eric Isaac Utere, Leriq started producing at the age of 13. His love for art and the undoubted creativity in his home also brought about his love for musical sounds. Currently signed to Aristokrat Records where he has produced all the works released on the Label to date. LeriQ’s first three singles “Comment Tu T’appelle” featuring Burna...

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Monday, 20 July 2015