Editorial

EDITORIAL: A special review of “Move” by Keeny Ice featuring Kofi Kinaata

Song: Move Artiste: Keeny Ice – ft. Kofi Kinaata Author: Kwame Dadzie Introduction: Keeny Ice, a fast –rising Ghanaian music act, is out with a head bumping track called Move which features Takoradi Fante rapper Kofi Kinaata. Instrumentation: The production for Move is exquisite. The sound is of high quality and the beat can easily make the paraplegic walk. It ...

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Why Half of the 59th Grammy “Best Reggae Album” nominations are not Jamaican

One clue may lie in the Billboard Reggae charts. For the first time in the Best Reggae Album Grammy category’s 32 years, three out of six nominated releases are by American reggae artists. This contrasts sharply with many previous nomination rounds which were comprised solely of Jamaican contenders. This shift, however, mirrors a steadily increasing trend over the last ten ...

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“Ghanaian musicians fail to globalize” – Nii Ayi Mensah Lartey

Ghana for decades has been known for original music and producing some of the most talented and decorated musicians on the African continent but majority of the country’s artistes in recent times are unable to cross boundaries irrespective of the fact that their musicianship is of international standard. What could be the cause of this unfortunate situation the entertainment industry ...

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Ho Museum in bad shape, needs support from state and wealthy private citizens

While some assume the Volta Region was the ninth region created in Ghana largely because of the number 9 tag (claimed to have arisen from the first Miss Ghana winner, Monica Amekoafia from Elavanyo, a Ewe lady who had the number 9 ID on her sash),the truth couldn’t be further away from this mistaken view. It should be noted that ...

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#BeenieWords celebrates with @TheRealBolaRay – 15 years of Excellent Broadcasting

Multiple award-winning Ghanaian showbiz mogul, Mr. Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, who also doubles as the CEO of EIB Network & Empire Group Of Companies is celebrating his 15 year journey of consistency cum active service in the showbiz industry. Under the moniker “Bola Ray” aka “Bolas”, the successful entrepreneur is celebrating his 15 years of Excellent Broadcasting as a ‘Drive ...

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@RockyDawuni returns to Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles with DJ DREZ

GRAMMY nominated Afro Roots star, Rocky Dawuni, returns from his highly successful summer tour of Europe and India to bring his fiery sound once again to light up the City of Angels, on Saturday August 6th at the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles in MacArthur Park. The “Branches of the Same Tree Tour” thrilled huge audiences across Spain, Belgium, Germany, Latvia, ...

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AUDIO: Junior Marvin speaks on Sarah Güsten-Marr’s “Forgotten” project

Legendary Guitarist, Julian Junior Marvin, from Bob Marley’s Wailers’ Band speaks on how he got connected to Sarah Gusten-Marr, an international curator/philanthropist & a musician, based in UK. Junior Marvin throws some insight into Sarah’s “Forgotten” song which is part of a project for her home country, Liberia. It all started somewhere 2012 where Junior Marvin met Sarah at a ...

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Ebenezer Anangfio reviews Tigo Ghana Meets Naija 2016

If it must be done, it must be done well, so as to prevent people saying all sorts of things about it. If not, there will be a lot to talk about it and, indeed, there is a lot to be talked and discussed about this year’s Tigo Ghana Meets Naija which took place at the Accra International Conference Centre ...

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EDITORIAL: Ghana Celebrities and social media accounts

— For the ones who don’t know about it, these are just some few points below you should note. The internet now controls almost (if not all) every aspect of the job, the finance, the fanbase et al. If you allow somebody to joke with your ‘celebrity account’ without you properly checking how things run there you’d regret later, bitterly. ...

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