A new generation of creators and listeners is rising, carried by passion and creativity, and empowered by big advances in technology and Ghana is part of this new generation.
Streaming giant, Spotify is expanding into over 80 new markets in more than 36 new languages and together, these 80 markets will house more than a billion people with nearly half of them already using the internet. The vast expansion over the coming days will mean that Spotify will be active in more than 173 markets, that is 6 more operating markets more than rival, Apple Music.
This announcement made today (February 22, 2021) was delivered by its Chief Freemium Business Officer, Alex Norström, during the company’s Stream On event.
“We believe there could be more than 1 billion potential Spotify users” Alex Norström said.
Key territories across Africa such as Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe are to be in expectant of spotify soon.
Kojo Luda Signs With Samanti Music
Emerging artist, Kojo Luda has made a huge step in his music career by signing on to Samanti Music, a subsidiary Samanti Group of Companies. The signing was held amidst management of the artist’s new label, Samanti Music, management of his old label, Choc Nation, friends and well-wishers, and members of the press.
Kojo Luda’s early musical beginnings hail from the Western North region in Ghana where he has amassed a lot of recognition in relation to his music career. During two annual awards sessions in Western North, Kojo Luda was awarded discovery of the year, and in the following year, swept away 5 awards.
Samanti Music has shown a great interest in Kojo Luda and with time, is set to help break across international shores. The newly signed artist was very happy to have come under the wings of Samanti Music and is looking forward to establishing himself as a household name in Ghana and beyond. As part of being signed to his new label, Kojo Luda now becomes the brand ambassador for every product or service under Samanti Group of Companies.
“We are very happy to have signed our up and coming artist in Kojo Luda and we know this is just the beginning for many successes to come his way. His latest song P3P33P3 is already out there making waves and we hope to attain higher heights in the years to come.” said current manager to Kojo Luda, Michael (Dj) Ashmen.
The Head of Samanti Music Romeo Adinkra also expressed joy in signing the emerging artists and shared his view that the prospects ahead of the artist in his career are grand.
ELEDZI : Robert Hud Shows Off His Musical Prowess In New Single
On this project, the talented rapper better known for his tagline as ‘vim! ’, shows off his musical prowess as he shares with the world his first project in 2021 titled Eledzi. Robert Hud deciphers #Eledzi as a jargon used by hustlers as a tool of motivation which means IT ON, Edey Top, EGO HAPPEN, and the likes.
With “Eledzi,” Robert Hud chooses to communicate through Trap music ( a sub-genre of Hip Hop ); produced to send an essential message across to motivate, woven with spectacular riddim to meet party mood.
Robert Hud steadily uses a multilingual approach (Ewe and English ) to spice and communicate his message to both his home (people of the Volta land of Ghana) and the International market. “Eledzi” was produced by veteran hit producer, Kemenya. Stream song here: https://robert-hud.fanlink.to/Eledzi?embed=true
Never Busy’: Singer-Doctor, Knii Lante Back With An Afrobeat Smash Hit [Stream Here]
With our Nigerian brothers dominating the global Afrobeats scene and amidst fears of Ghana being left behind, sensational vocalist, Knii Lante is back again with a sizzling Afrobeats jam that is sure to allay all fears of Ghana not being to compete the best Afrobeats stars from Africa. Stream song here: https://smarturl.it/uj394r
Featured on this song is member of the legendary music group 4×4, Coded who characteristically offers his signature delivery to again deliver a hit collaboration with Knii following their previous work ‘Fantastic’ whose unofficial video has amassed over a million views on Facebook.
With singers being the most sought-after in African music currently, Knii Lante appears poised to capitalize on the boundless opportunities his undeniable vocal abilities offer him. And having been crowned the Ghana’s Best Male Vocalist a few years ago, not many will bet against the Singa-Doc leading Ghana’s charge to play a leading role in Afrobeats takeover of world music.
Production credit for the jam goes to serial hit-maker Genius Selection and quite surprisingly, Knii Lante himself. It appears the talents of the Singa-Doc are truly limitless.
Nana Mensah Shares New Gospel Song ‘Count Your Blessings’
‘Count Your Blessings’ is a brand-new song from Canada-based Ghanaian Gospel singer, Nana Mensah; one which urges us to focus on the many great gifts we’ve received and continually receive from God’s boundless sea of love. ‘Count Your Blessings’ is available on all digital streaming platforms globally here: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/nanamensah/count-your-blessings
The song’s resounding beat and buoyant tone do well to deliver Nana Mensah’s goodwill in grace. His rich baritone and vocal confidence are sure to get listeners in an appreciative mood. But all this didn’t come easy. According to the act, it took a good deal of fasting and prayers to get ‘Count Your Blessings’ right.
In his own words, ‘’There were many trials and errors. Lots of change in lyrics, as well as other key elements of the song, like; flow, harmony and melody. But I asked the good Lord to let His spirit take control’’.
‘’It is my prayer this gospel touches the souls and heart of those who seek an encounter with Jesus Christ. It’s also for those earnestly waiting on their miracle from heaven, just so the world knows God isn’t dead and He is indeed alive, always ready to show up’’, Nana adds.
Sing along with Nana Mensah on his latest song, ‘Count Your Blessings’ as you reflect on God’s never-ending faithfulness in your life – give thanks with a grateful heart.
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