Ghana music criticized for ‘lacking originality’

Upcoming Ghanaian highlife/hiplife singer Ramiforson has criticized contemporary Ghanaian music for the “lack of originality.” He observed highlife is a typical prestigious Ghanaian music genre that fuses “melodic and main rhythmic structures of traditional Akan music,” which ought to be preserved. But he is disappointed that Ghanaian musicians now focus more on what they call “making the trends” rather than holding the indigenous highlife music in high esteem. Commenting on the potential of the Ghana music industry, the singer acknowledges that the industry is very broad and competitive and that…

VIDEO: I had my first hit at age 19’ – Kwame Eugene

Highlife artiste, Kuami Eugene says if he was able to get his first hit, Angela, at age 19, then Stonebwoy’s claim that it will take 40 years to replace the likes of Sarkodie, Shatta Wale and himself in the music industry is not true. The ‘Rockstar’ listed his achievements within a short period he has been in the music industry to counter the AFRIMMA Dancehall Artiste of the year’s claim. “Stonebwoy, Sarkodie and Shatta Wale have been in the game for 10-15 years but I had my first hit song…

Hiplife is dead only Hammer can resurrect it – Tinny

Let us be honest with ourselves when was the last time we had an original Hiplife banger? Answering this question could take us a very long time and in the quest to answer this question and also seek how relevant the Hiplife genre is, in present-day Ghanaian music industry, one of the pioneers of Hiplife Tinny sits in an exclusive interview with ‘Hammer On Hammer Time’ on Pure FM talking the impact of Hiplife in Ghana now. According to Tinny, he doesn’t brand himself as a Hiplife artiste but would…

VIDEO:Stonebwoy’s wife and her father provide free health screening ahead of concert

Stonebwoy’s wife, Dr. Louisa Setakla, has organized free health screening for fans. The initiative comes to support her husband’s charity foundation to ensure that the Bhim Nation fans are fit and ready for the 6th ‘Ashaiman to the World’ concert, which will be happening tomorrow, November 30 at the Sakasaka park in Ashaima. Pulse.com.gh was present at the screening and also captured Dr. Louisa’s father, Dr. Ansong, who was also present assisting her daughter to take care of the patrons of the outreach. In a conversation with pulse.com.gh’s Toli Master,…

I ended my political career abruptly to avoid insults – Maame Dokono

Grace Omabo known popularly as Maame Dokono says the insults in politics scared her from politics. According to ber, she ended her political career abruptly because the insults and disgrace were too much for her. “The disgrace and insults I received for going into politics openly was too much for me. I have learnt my lessons and will not go into politics again. Even if I will go into politics, I will be behind the scenes and not as openly as did in the past.” “Fights in politics over the…

Blakk Cedi finally shows Stonebwoy power on Instagram after he sacked him

Ghanaian musician Stonebwoy seems to have cut all ties with his former manager Blakk Cedi as he has unfollowed him on Instagram. However, checks by Yen.com.gh revealed that Blakk Cedi has also unfollowed Stonewboy, showing that he also does not probably want to have anything to do with him. This comes after Stonebwoy sacked Blakk Cedi and said he was now his agent and not a manager. Source:adomonline.com

I kept my child as a secret for fear of judgemental Ghanaians – Kidi

Lynx Entertainment star, Kidi says he’s no longer with his baby mama. Kidi shocked the world when he posted a photo of his three-year-old son yesterday. People on social media were shocked with some believing whiles others doubted. But speaking to MzGee on 3 FM, Kidi mentioned that he’s no longer with the mother of his son. He indicated that he kept this part of his life out of the public’s eye because he was not mentally ready for the judgemental Ghanaians. He indicated that he made the baby when…

I’ve Not Had Any Better Manager Like The Late Willi Roi – Singer Efe

Singer Efe Kyez has revealed the impact the death of her late manager Willi Roi has had on her. Willi who until his untimely death was the Head of Zylofon Arts Club as well as a Music Producer passed away in February this year. In an interview with Andy Dosty which was monitored by zionfelix.com, Efe recounted how she lived in denial following Willi’s death. She eulogized her late managed to say, “he was the first manager i had and he mostly handled all my schedules so it was hard…

Kafui Danku’s Son Is Just Adorable, Check Out New Fabulous Photos Of Baby Titan

Ghanaian actress and producer, Kafui Danku has shared adorable new photos of her baby Titan. The multiple award-winning actress announced the birth of her son on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The arrival of Baby Titan was a piece of good news for Kafui and she couldn’t hide all the challenges and the frighten nightmares she had during pregnancy. She is married to a Canadian Kofi Pitcher, their first child was a female named Lorde. Source:Zionfelix.net

Govt has failed in educating citizens about ‘Year of Return’ – Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale has faulted the government’s “Year of Return” initiative. According to the dancehall act, a lot of citizens are clueless about the initiative and he blames the government for not doing enough to educate citizens on the rationale behind the campaign. “We failed to educate the country about this year of return. I don’t see anything going on about this year of return. I feel the government has failed to educate the people” he said. Shatta Wale says he is clueless about the initiative and all he knows is…