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Shatta Wale Fled From A Live Clash; Feared To Battle Stonebwoy In A Freestyle Session

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It was night full of total music as Ghana’s two “Elephants” in the music industry, Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale faced-off in a 40 back-to-back sounds clash at the maiden edition of the Asaase Sound Clash which was organized by newly birthed entertainment, politics and business radio station in Ghana, Asaase Radio.

Hit songs of various acts were played simultaneously as they both cast as champions fighting for their establishment as the main honcho of the dancehall fraternity in Ghana. After 40 rounds of pound for pound music bout, Shatta Wale unexpectedly walked out of the auditorium where the program was held after performing Beyonce’s song Already.

This unwarranted exit of Shatta and his entourage raised teeming and great concerns amongst Social media users as fans have asserted that, Shatta Wale feared to battle with Stonebwoy in the freestyle session. Based on the reactions from the fans, Shatta Wale is a bad freestyler and would have become a laughingstock for a possible wack performance.

According to the organizers, there was supposed to be a freestyle session after the 40 songs but he evacuated the stage with immediate effect while the clash was in play. Meanwhile, Assase Radio has officially ended the clash and contrary to what most people expected, none of the acts who competed in this fiery-near-death lyrical battle was announced as the winner.

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Spotify Partner Burna Boy To Amplify Fellow Black Voices Through The “Black History Is Now” Hub In Celebration Of Nigerian Independence Day

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The African diaspora has commanded a robust historic influence on music, culture, and audio that continues to this day. That’s why, in 2018, Spotify created our Afro Hub to celebrate and educate fans about the continent’s diverse music cultures and Black creators, including Nigerian singer-songwriter Burna Boy.

Last year, to celebrate the artist’s influence and his seventh project African Giant, Spotify launched the “Burna Bank” ATM installation in Brooklyn. Now, on the heels of his newest album, Twice As Tall and to kick off the week of Nigerian Independence Day, Burna Boy is once again partnering with Spotify to take over our Black History Is Now (BHIN) hub in celebration of all things Black history.

The collaboration features Burna Boy’s own curation of playlists and podcasts within the hub to uplift and amplify fellow Black voices—a theme that is also prominent in his album. Burna Boy’s takeover of Black Superheroes features his own inspirational idols, while Black to the Future consists of personal predictions for the next Black music superstars taking over the game. He’s even joined by Mama Burna herself for a co-curated takeover of Queen, to celebrate the pivotal roles women have had in shaping his career.

Other shelves of the BHIN hub will include The Elite 5, containing artist profiles of Burna’s five legendary music inspirations: Fela Kuti, Angelique Kidjo, Super Cat, Bob Marley, and Diddy. Burna will also curate The Giants of Africa with recent new releases and iconic albums from Nigerian icons, all in celebration of the talent and perseverance born out of the most populous country in Africa.

To top off the collaboration, Spotify and Burna Boy created limited edition Burna Boy comic book cards representing different Burna characters inspired by Twice As Tall themes. Each card outlines the powers each character has. Find the Burna Boy cards across Spotify’s social channels and inside the BHIN hub.

Burna Boy’s weeklong takeover marks Spotify’s continued commitment to amplifying Black voices across audio, within the Afro-centric genre and beyond.

Source: newsroom.spotify.com

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Merqury Quaye To Set The Capital Ablaze With His Annual Celebrity-Studded Bash – GOLD RUSH LIVE

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Ace Ghanaian Disk Jockey, Radio and TV personality, and founder of the Ghana DJ Awards, Merqury Quaye has, in partnership with electronic giants LG, has announced the date for this year’s edition of his annual celebrity-studded bash dubbed “Gold Rush LIve”.

Slated for September 26, 2020 | 8pm, the popular DJ, who is the brain behind the youth movement on radio ‘The Turn Up Army’, will be amassing a legion of industry stakeholders, colleague media practitioners, creatives (Musicians & Actors), and fans at the Cockpit Bar & Lounge in Osu to entertain them with back-to-back classic tunes from his turntable.

Not only will the event be inundated with music, the night will give Party-goers the opportunity to interact with their favorite celebs, in an up close and personal meet and greet affair segment. Guests at the Cockpit lounge will be treated to special cocktails, photo and a one on one chat with the CEO of Merqury Republic Merqury Quaye.

Over the years, the event’s weekend saw stars from all around gather together to celebrate with Ghana’s most favorite hype-man. The night life of the annual event has seen star-studded appearances from Tic, Wendy Shay, DJ Mpesempese, CEO of Lynx Entertainment Richie, Rufftown Records boss Bullet, Choirmaster, Donzy, and more.

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Camidoh, Adina, KiDi, Others To Perform At Ghana’s Most Beautiful Grand Finale

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TV3 Network, Ghana’s number one television station has released a tight list of top rated Ghanaian musicians to performing at this year’s finale of its beauty reality show, Ghana’s Most Beautiful. The performers include the multiple award winning musicians, Adina and Kidi, the sensational singer, Camidoh and Mentor Reloaded winner, Optional King. Legendary group, Praye, will also be performing on the night.

All is set for the big night as the debate continues on social media with people promoting and canvasing for votes for their favorite contestants. Who wins the ultimate prize and becomes the 2020 Ghana’s Most Beautiful Queen?

It promises to be a night of glitz and glamour accompanied by a fierce competition on Sunday 20th September 2020 when the six finalists mount the stage to compete in the grand finale of the 2020 Ghana’s Most Beautiful.

Which of the six finalists is likely to win the crown? Kafui of the Volta Region, Afriyie of the Central Region, Greater Accra’s Naa, Ofosua from the Eastern Region, Zuzu, the pride of Northern Region, Talata of the Upper East Region or Ahafo Region’s Abena?

Ghana’s Most Beautiful is a platform for showcasing and educating members of the general public on the rich Ghanaian culture and other elements shared by members of various societies in all the regions across the country.

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Art On The Beach – Weekly Art Exhibition Series Kicks Off

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Ozzies Beach Palace has teamed up with TIC Ghana to introduce a weekly art exhibition dubbed ”Art on the Beach”. The two-day exhibition will give artists all over the country the opportunity to exhibit their works on a regular basis.

Ozzies Beach Palace aims to give its customers the full cultural experience with the addition of art to its already existing vibe of great live music and good food. The first edition kicks off this weekend with an art exhibition by Courage K. Hunke.

The art exhibition will be open on Saturday & Sunday (12th & 13th of September) from 12pm to 7pm each day. Ozzie’s Beach Palace is located at South Labadi Estate, adjacent to the Sandbox Beach Resort.

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