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Catch Amadou And Mariam In Concert

Amadou and Mariam, who achieved global success by combining West African influences with rhythm and blues will thrill patrons to a night of amazing music in a thoroughly-worth-experiencing concert. The music duo, Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia, met at Mali’s Institute for the Young Blind, where they both performed at the Institute’s Eclipse Orchestra starting their huge career in music which experienced a shaky start. They eventually became musical collaborators, married, started playing in shows together and broke through to an international audience in the late ‘90s and swiftly became celebrated musical ambassadors of Africa, collaborating with the likes of Damon Albarn from Blur and touring with U2 and Coldplay. Today, Amadou and Mariam are major award-winning artistes; famous for creating a unique sound called "Afro-Blues", consisting of traditional Malian music and other musical influences from different parts of the world. Their experimental nature is exemplified by their co..

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DJ Wyse Drops ‘Mame Sanka’ Banger To Begin 2020

Listen to articleOver the years, Ghanaian-born DJ and artiste - DJ Wyse has been Massachusetts’s best-kept secret. DJ Wyse is no stranger to Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island when it comes to dishing out good music to music lovers This year, he’ll also become a recognizable face in Ghana and beyond, following the release of his single titled ‘Mame Sanka which is a sweet preview of much more to come from Wyse Music. ‘Mame Sanka’ music video directed by KP Selorm has been released on his YouTube channel with the audio on all music streaming platforms. The chorus of DJ Wyse ‘Mame Sanka’ must resonate anytime it’s been played which goes like “Mami Sanka // Mami Sanka // Mami Sanka // Me Nya Wodie // Mami Sanka // Odo Yewu // Mahoma Tia // Ma Huo Fei // Enona Ekume”. DJ Wyse has played exciting gigs, including a standout performance at Worcester Caribbean Carnival and New England African Festival. He has Deejayed for artistes such P Square (Nigeria), Diamond Platin..

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[Video] Ghana Music Awards USA Officially Launched

It was a night of glitz, glamour and excitement at the launch of the maiden edition of the Ghana Music Awards USA which came off on Saturday, January 18, 2020 in New Jersey, United States of America. The launch attracted many notable personalities from both Ghanaian and American entertainment scenes including Naana Baustin of Naana and Dan fame, Stella Addo, Adjoa Smart and SK Original among a host of others. During the launch, Chief Executive Officer of the Awards Mr Dennis Boafo said the awards scheme will provide a platform for artistes from Ghana and the USA to access the markets that exists in both countries. He added that the award will honor deserving artistes who have made impact on the music scene in the year under review. The launch also served as an occasion to inaugurated the board of directors of GMA-USA 2020. CEO of 2 Gee Entertainment, Geofred Wiafe announced the categories that will be warded at the maiden edition of the Ghana Music Awards USA. These categories in..

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All You Need To Know About Popular Gospel Pianist Peter B Israel

Listen to articlePeter B. Israel is a brand name whose fan-base is across geographical boundaries of different continents. Born and bread in Ghana, Peter B. Israel showed an interest in music from a tender age. His first instrument, the C cornet trumpet was just the sign and the right beginning towards his destiny as an artist. He carved his talent through church choir performances, local gigs and studio work. At the age of 14, Peter fell in love with reggae music and played all kinds of instruments at the church with much interest in the guitar and C cornet trumpet. Growing up in Ghana in a suburb known as Osu, Peter started a musical group with his childhood friends, Isaac and Osei known as “the levite” from the Methodist Church. He later joined another group called “Zest Vibrant” led by Jerry Harden Brooks where he was just a bass player, but one day, in the absence of their keyboardist during rehearsals, He was asked to play the keyboard, as creative as he is, Peter was able to ..

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‘Beyond The Return’: Afro-Nation Festival To Stay In Ghana For The Next Five Years

The Ghana Tourism Authority, on behalf of the Government of Ghana, and Event Horizon, Organisers of the Afro-Nation Festival, on Monday, 20th January 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Ghana to play host to “the biggest urban music beach festival in the world” for the next five years. The MoU, which was signed by Mr. Akwasi, CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), and Obi Asika, CEO of Event Horizon, was witnessed by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in London, on the sidelines of the Uk-Africa Investment Summit. The signing of the MoU is part of a number of plans Ghana is putting in place, as it kick-starts the "Beyond the Return" project. ‘Beyond the Return’ aims to engage Africans in the Diaspora and all persons of African descent more positively in areas such as trade and investment co-operation, and skills and knowledge development. The MoU will also allow the Ghana Tourism Authority and any governmental ministry, agency or authority it ..

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Anita Akuffo Joins Media General

Listen to articleYes, Ghana’s leading Media Company, Media General, is at it again and there seems to be no end in sight to these appointments. It has been officially confirmed that Ghanaian television presenter, Anita Akua Akuffo has joined Media General. In the coming days, the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism will be introduced as the host of a yet to be launched talk show to air on TV3, the number one television station in Ghana in 2019 as per the GeoPoll ranking. Prior to joining Media General, she worked at GhOne Television owned by the Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network as a News Anchor and Reporter. She has also hosted several events including the prestigious Miss Malaika Ghana Beauty pageant for three years, Golden Movie Awards, Mr. Model Ghana, Miss International Ghana, and Bass Awards. Ms. Akuffo is passionate about social impact and helping the underprivileged in society and has volunteered in community and human ..

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Mercy Johnson’s Husband Reacts After Many A-list Actors Shun Her Movie Premiere

Over the weekend, Nigerian actress Mercy Johnson Okojie premiered her movie, ‘The Legend of Inikpi” at the Silverbird Cinema in Lagos, Nigeria. It was reported that the likes of AY and Mabel Makun, Yvonne Jegede, Diane Russet, Sir Dee, Denrele, Amanda Dara, Thelma, Cee-C and a host of others graced the event however, many A list celebrities were noticeably absent. From Omoni Oboli to Rita Dominic, Tonto Dikeh, Uche Jombo, Ini EdoFunke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Toke Makinwa, Omotola Ekeinde, Dakore Akande and many other constant event red carpet faces were absent, leaving fans to wonder if there is genuine love for Mercy Johnson in the industry or if she failed to invite them. “Mercy Johnson is one of the few successful actors in the industry that has got everything working out well for her. Her marriage is fine, her husband dots on her, she has got beautiful kids and expecting one more, her cooking show, hotel, and other businesses are booming well, and she doesn’t engage in any ch..

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New Artiste, Shady Hustle Steps On The Music Scene

The Ghanaian music industry is evolving faster than ever. Each year new artists skyrocket to household names. Shady Hustle is one of the few artists, who is set to take over the music scene this year. Shady Hustle is a rising Ghanaian afrobeat artiste with a rather eccentric style of music that incorporates Afro and Traditional beats. Music to him is an avenue to connect with loved ones and like minds. Known in real life as Shad Asimeng Twum-Barima, his debut single “She dey bee” and has already received positive feedback from industry personnel who have already listened to it. “She Dey be was inspired by a beautiful black woman who piqued my interest every day, she walked past the block I chilled with friends. This song was from me to her . See it as a letter to a lover,” Shady disclosed. Shady Hustle is currently managed by Deriff productions and shady management. Watch video below

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