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SUSANNA: Veteran Ghanaian Musician, Aka Blay, Drops A Collaborative Project [LISTEN]

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Veteran Ghanaian musician and of the
nation’s finest guitarists, Aka Blay teams up with Trigmatic to deliver a
beautiful ballad for your absolute listening pleasure.

Titled ‘Susanna’, Aka Blay and
Trigmatic perform the song as a duet, with their silky vocals and cadence
stringed together by guitar strings which are wholesome to the soul. Like the
song’s title, Susanna is the mystery girl and center piece of this
sweet-sounding tune. Both artists sing their hearts out to the damsel, calling
on her to come back home.

A phenomenal and versatile player,
Aka Blay has grown comfortable with a variety of genres including: Highlife,
Reggae, Jazz, Afrobeat, Blues and Rock over his many years of musical acumen
which span an incredible 31 years.

Accordingly, Aka Blay describes himself as a man constantly in search of new musical knowledge, with no signs of slowing down. ‘Susanna’ sounds original as it is charming. It’s a perfect blend of strings and vocals, pieced together elegantly to brighten up your soul.

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GHANA/ Adina Thembi Opens Up On The Creativity Of Her Debut Album With Doreen Avio At “Araba” Listening Session

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It was a night of good music as Afro-Pop musician Adina Thembi held her 2-hour album listening session at the Ibis Styles Hotel at Airport City in Accra, an event which amassed a host of Ghanaian media specialists, bloggers, entertainment critics, including President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey, Andy Dosty, Merqury Quaye, Jerry Justice all from Multimedia, Mr Logic, Kwame B, Radio Legend George Brun, CEO of Max International Larry Lowe, and a host of others.

Hosted by award-winning Ghanaian Journalist, Doreen Avio, the event saw an exclusive and topnotch performance of “WHY” – a love reggae song which was released few weeks ago off the yet to be premiere album. The award-winning artiste also took the audience through the songs on the album explaining her songwriting processes, studio sessions and more. She also spoke on the creativity poured to make “Araba”, where she revealed that the album was about her life and journey as an artiste.

“It was a beautiful experience for me. Richie and I go way back so we have that rapport and everyone else on the project is family as well, so, it wasn’t hectic at all,” she said.

The “Makoma” hitmaker described her maiden album as a beautiful blend of emotions and melodies, easy on the ears and a body of work for everyone.

“You know that sort of package that everyone can walk away with their bit, I can’t wait for everyone to hear it and I pray it travels far and wide” she said.

Adina also got emotional telling Doreen about her childhood days revealing how her mum worked hard to take care of her and other siblings all by herself. The singer stated that she put that experience into a song called “Nyedzin” which is featured on the album. Teary Adina encouraged everyone to stay strong no matter how tough things get adding things will get better.

“I was saying to my manager that I feel like this song to anybody that is going through anything is a testament. I am a testament that, no matter how tough it gets you can actually come out of that crazy situation it is.”

“I mean look at me now, I’m not doing so bad for myself and I’m doing pretty well, looking at all that crazy stories and we here today,” she said.

The 10 track album was produced by Richie Mensah of Lynx Entertainment with KiDi the label’s signee being the only artiste featured on the album. “Araba” is set to be released on the October 30, 2020.

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Bisa KDei Drops “Sika” Featuring A Sultry Depth Verse From Gyakie

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Highlife Lord, Bisa Kdei is back with another feel-good bonafide highlife track. The song Sika, (the twi word for Money) is a love Ballad, reminding us that, although life may be easy with money at hand, love is what keeps us grounded. Stream song here: https://bounce.lnk.to/Bisa-Sika

Bisa Kdei sings to his love that, once he is financially stable, she will want for nothing, but for now, he appreciates that their love is enough. His butterfly sweet vocals and intentional lyrics perfectly blend with traditional highlife instrument.

The song features budding musician, Gyakie, daughter of highlife legend Nana Acheampong. Gyakie adds a sultry depth, making Sika a beautiful and authentic duet that takes us back and reminds us that Ghana’s original sound is timeless.

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AUDIO/ Kofi Pages ft Dopenation – We Nor See No Bro (prod by B2)

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Kofi Pages of Mtn hitmaker season 8 fame (1st Runner up) drops a new anthem which features Dopenation,the Best group in Africa and in Ghana as well.

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Teflon Flexx’s ‘Maamiyaa’ Featuring Medikal Was Inspired By His Ex

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 After successfully winning as the Unsung Artiste of the year at this year’s VGMA, Teflon Flexx, the SOG is out with another hit song ‘Maamiyaa’ which he featured AMG Medikal after his thanksgiving song ‘Oluwa

The song ‘Maamiyaa’ which is a Dagbani phrase and in English, it is a sentence-filler translated as ‘You know what I mean’ or ‘You know’. The song was written and produced as a result of the singer’s painful heartbreak received from his first girlfriend when he came to the South from the North.

According to him, this painful heartbreak resulted in him becoming a prodigal, in an interview on Starr FM with CookieTee, he recalled that “This girl left me and out of pain I found myself misspending on stuff. After a break up I went drinking and chilling with girls and that where I got the inspiration. I was inspired to write this piece. I vented my pain into this piece, though is a party hip-pop genre and is an inspiration I got out of the pain from her”

‘Maamiyaa’ after it’s released on Friday is receiving lots of airplay, the song is out with both its visuals and audio. It is available on all streaming sites.

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