Tag Archives: Ghana

SONG OF THE DAY Alogte Oho and his Sounds of Joy – Mam Yinne Wa

Almost two years ago to this day German label Philophon released a gloriously vibrant song entitled, Mam Yinne Wa.   Specialising in authentic local styles, from from heavy grooving Ethio-Jazz coming out of Addis Abeba to cheerful Frafra-Gospel, most of Philophon’s recordings take place … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Yen Ara

You may recall me writing about Ghanaian artist, Ebo Taylor back in February this year after UK label, Mr Bongo reissued Ebo Taylor and the Pelican’s self-titled album in November 2017.  Fusing highlife with soul, funk and jazz, Ebo Taylor was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Vula Viel – Yes Yaa Yaa

Three years ago London-based Vula Viel released their eponymous debut album as a 6-piece band and whilst the date of its follow-up is yet to be announced, it has been confirmed that a new record is due sometime this year. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ayuune Sule – How to get There 

Today’s song is a proper little ray of sunshine!…this is feel good music! Ayuune Ayirizeme Suley, a.k.a Ayuune Suley, is best known by his fans simply as Sule. Born on 16th March, 1979 to a popular business man called Baba Ayirizeme … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Egya Edu

Following on from yesterday’s jubilant vibe comes a track from Ghanaian guitarist, singer, composer, bandleader and record producer, Ebo Taylor. Ebo Taylor emerged in the 1950’s, initially as part of the Broadway Dance Band and Stargazers before entering into a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rob – Make It Fast, Make It Slow

Are you ready to get funky? If the answer is yes then you had better brace yourself, for this is one racy ride! Courtesy of the great Soundway Records  I’ve stumbled upon ROB, an “enigmatic recording artist from Ghana.”  Releasing two … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blitz the Ambassador – Heaven Ft. Tumi

Brooklyn-based, Ghanian-American hip hop artist, Blitz the Ambassador is preparing to release ‘Diasporadical,’ his fourth studio album which has been over a year in the making. Yesterday saw the release of new single ‘Heaven,’ an energised fusion of Afrobeat, Funk, … Continue reading

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