Author - Jonilar

KNII LANTE, RAS KUUKU AND KOJO KOMBOLO TO SET ACCRA REGGAE WEEKEND IN MOTION

Roots Addiction, 4Syte TV and MUSIGA have sealed a deal with reggae, dancehall and afrobeats artistes, Knii Lante, Ras Kuuku and Kojo Kombolo to stage the very first Accra Reggae Weekend event slated for Friday 1st September to Sunday 3rd September in Accra.

 

The three-night, three-venue, weekend-long event that would be a monthly affair will be hosted by Roots and Soul, Dansoman on Friday, Champs Sports Bar and Grill in Paloma on Saturday and Bermuda Bar in Abelemkpe on Sunday.

According to Kwasi Nyarko Ofei aka Root Eye, Director Reggae Department of MUSIGA, the line up has been inspired by the quest to put the best foot forward ‘since massive energy would be needed to power the circuit that would establish reggae music as the new cool’ he stated. Big Hills Band will back all three artistes throughout the mini tour of Accra.

To make the concerts wholesome reggae parties, two-time Reggae DJ of the year award winner, King Lagazzi of Lagazzi Sounds International and Hitz 103.9FM and reggae and dancehall heavyweight, Selekta Fatt will warm up the venues with their unparalleled ‘selekshans’, from foundations to contemporary before the Big Hills Band mount the stages to power up the artistes.

Music industry players have admitted that reggae has now been really packaged for the consumption of real ravers due to the plush venues at which the Accra Reggae Weekend concerts are being held.

 

Source: Team

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Donzy – Pressure (Prod by Street Beatz)

Hiplife musician,Donzy reveals the societal pressure on Ghanaian musicians. The independent artiste in his new song,’Pressure’ touches on the realities musicians faces when they finally grab a hit song.

The artiste who is still enjoying all the buzz with his songs,’Confession’ and ‘Club’ reveals that demand and requests for financial supports from friends and families increases when they grab a popular song. He also added that whatever you say also becomes a subject for discussion in the public.

The Ghana Music Awards UK nominee also added that in most cases, musicians don’t make any substantial income as people think but rather being smart to still keep the game on top Just to make people happy.

This requests usually comes in the midst of plans to get settled making most musicians confused about what they should do. Implying the reason why most musicians can not survive after a hit song.

‘Pressure’ is one of a kind because besides the message,it is the first time the Rapper is going all out to sing. The song was released digitally today under the management of DC Empire.

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Ghana Djs Will Soon Have No Option Than To Promote Us – Koqromoti

 

“Soon GH DJs will have no option than give us the attention we deserve… the street is real.”. These are the words of Ghanaian musician Koqromoti. According to the musician, the street is so real when it comes to songs they demand for and DJs can not deny them.

Most people in recent times don’t get their songs played on radio for several reasons. The dominance of foreign songs is one major problem facing the Ghanaian music industry and if what looks like Koqromoti’s prophecy come to pass will save many struggling-talents.

A concern group in the music industry recently started public advocacy for 80% of Ghanaian music on our radio stations and this call will also add some kilos to the ‘fight’.

Koqromoti is an independent musician under Koqnation and working hard to get his music recognized. He has a couple songs and a video to his credit and recently shared the same state with the likes of Edem,Magnom,Lil shaker at the Afenorto Festival at Mepe in the Volta region.

– story by: Jonilar

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Video: E.N.E Yatt – Akosua

Ghana-based Nigerian music group,E.N.E Yatt is back with the visuals for their Afropop song,’AKOSUA’. The colourful music video was shot somewhere in Accra to give graphics meaning to the song. E.N.E Yatt is not an entirely new music group in Ghana. They were featured on ‘Dab’ by Gallaxy and delivered more than perfect. This is one of their top three music videos released so far. Follow the link to watch and also share your views on it.

 

 

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Kwesi Slay x Sariki – Street Ways

Kwesi slay,good rapper and Sariki on the chorus, perfect chemistry by these artiste on this single called,’Street ways’.

The song which basically gives reasons why you need to sleep-less and grind hard because you have a tall list of  things to accomplish. More importantly”Street ways’ talks about going all out to work and feed family.

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Video: Hecta – Link Up (Directed by KofiPong)

Hecta has unleashed his much anticipated music video,’Link up’ directed by KofiPong. The entire production was done under watch of Vibetown Records,the force behind the artiste.The video featured guest appearance by actress Kisa Gbekle whose role gave the video a plus.

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Splitees – Ohemaa – (Prod M.O.G Beatz)

Independent music group,Splitees

Splitees is back with the jam.The much anticipated Afropop song,’Ohemaa’ produced by Ghana’s new sensation,M.O.G Beatz with a master touch from Gachios.

Splitees is one of the best music groups from the Eastern region gradually on the rise. This is their first single since the grabbed multiple nominations at the maiden edition of Eastern Music Awards.

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Donzy,DCryme,Ephraim,Kwesi Arthur And Others To ‘Roll Up’ With Stay Jay

Saturday,19th August,2017 will go down in history  on Ghana’s Entertainment calendar as African Star boy,Stay Jay is set to hang out with some of Ghana big musicians,fans,supporters,industry insiders at an event dubbed,”Roll Up With Stay Jay” at the Tema branch of Vienna city.

The much anticipated event will also see stay Jay outdoor a new song with a colourful music video to announce his presence back on the music scene after going on the low for a while.

“Roll up with stayJay” will also feature guest performances by Dcryme,Donzy,Kwesi Arthur,Ephraim and many more.

StayJay is no new name,the Ghana Music Awards winner has many hit songs to his credit notable among them is ‘Shashiwowo’,’Sue’ and ‘Baby’

Some of Ghana’s best disc jockeys will be behind the turn table to dish out great tunes back to back so tell a friend to come out let’s roll up with stayJay at the Vienna city.

 

Watch one of StayJay’s music video featuring Mugeez of R2bees.

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NanaYaa ft MzVee – Don’t Leave Me Alone

These 4 Walls (‘No one has to know) hit maker NanaYaa has released a new single featuring Lynx Entertainment signed female dancehall artiste MzVee.

Kuami Eugene produced the new single and according to NanaYaa this is her first major female collaboration.

Beautiful songstress,Nana Yaa

NanaYaa in talking about the song said: the song with MzVee is titled: ‘Don’t leave me alone’ speaks for lovers in a relationship.

She mentioned that the new single is the first of many singles to come off her debut EP to be released soon.

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You can also stream it live on Soundcloud.

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Nacee – Paddy Paddy

After smashing the local airwaves with the chart topping ‘Boys Boys’ song which Guru, Nacee continues with another mind blowing piece titled ‘Paddy Paddy’.

 

Nacee who prefers to be called a musician rather than limiting him with the tag ‘Gospel Artist’ is leaving no stone up turned this year with his recent switch to contemporary highlife/ hiplife melodies.

 

The self-produced song talks about gossips, distractors who envy the progress of others by doing everything in their powers to pull the person down.

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