All posts in African music

What does Steve Jobs, P Square, Samsung and Azonto have in common? – The art of copying well.

The Ghanaian genre/dance Azonto has taken the world by storm with millions of youtube hits and everyone and their mum making videos of themselves dancing Azonto. However anything that gains followers will also gain copy cats and in this instance the copying comes from non other that Ghana’s bigger neighbour […]

 

Kayobi Presents AZONTO BATTLE

This past Christmas i was in Ghana and my little cousins put on an Azonto Master Class – here is a preview The full version will be appearing here shortly so keep checking. Happy Easter and don’t forget the reason for the season. Peace

 

The Bead Test

Right at the beginning of the year, i wrote an article about waist beads. The response i got from it was pretty overwhelming i must say but even more surprising were some of the comments i received. Some people seemed ‘annoyed’ that i was writing about something i have never […]

 

Mr. Hagan presents: Rotten Jollof (A West African Funk Mix)

 “Rotten Jollof – the dish is served„ Mr. Hagan has come up with his first in a series of mixes Rotten Jollof . Nothing is missing in this delicious plate of classic West African jams: all the ingredients are on point and the salt (the heavy basslines) makes the mix […]

 

One Ghana for your pocket…..

One Ghana for your pocket….. Due to the hectic schedule i have before i depart for Kumasi on Friday night, i decided to ‘hire’ a taxi driver to take me wherever i needed to go. When i informed my aunt of the plan, she nearly went into a fit! ‘Eh, […]

 

QWERTY LOVE – Is there real love on social networks?

”Stop lying, stop cheating, stop following, stop poking !!” #ohchale Check out the new music video by Anto & Paragasha – QWERTY LOVE   Post by THEO

 

Class is in session: “Super Alphabet” by Twi Teacher

“Entuma swaggaa!!”. Many may know him for his freestyle on Kanye’s “Otis” beat but now Twi Teacher (@Twi_teacher), a Ghanaian rapper based in UK, is back with a new banger joint that will blow up the streets of London and Accra City.   After #OxfordGhanaDictionary, Twi Teacher makes us take notes […]

 

Red Bull Music Academy – Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Lecture

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley the Ghanaian ‘father of rap’ bringing Swinging Accra and Simigwa-do to high-life gives a master class lecture on Ghanaian music. We were lucky to meet Mr Ambolley three years ago on at the first event we ever sold at call Wapi in Ghana. We can him one of […]

 
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