Tag Archives: Ghana

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

This week we dive into the Golden Sixties and Seventies of highlife music with Oliver Nayoka, a Nigerian singer & guitarist, mixing highlife with heavy Congolese guitar. Aja Wele-Wele sounds like a vinyl coming straight from the ’70s but was made today, reshaping the history and conception of highlife earning himself...
Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Check out the brand-new single & video by MC, songwriter and K.O.G. & the Zongo Brigade band member, Franz Von. In ‘Power Be You’, the Yorskshire-based Ghanaian musician follows the Afrofuturist rap steps of Roots Manuva, Little Simz and Kojey Radical to “honour his heritage whilst looking for ways of pushing...
Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

Daily Discovery: ESINAM — DEEP IN MY SOUL (Twilights Live Session)

  Tomorrow evening, Belgian-Ghanaian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Esinam will pay a visit to Rich Mix London to present her brand-new album Shapes in Twilights of Infinity, out on W.E.R.F. Records. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy her refined Afrofuturist electro-soul.   Support by the collaborative electro-jazz project Nikitch & Kuna...
Interview: Q&A with ESINAM – New Dawns (September 2021)

Interview: Q&A with ESINAM – New Dawns (September 2021)

Since 2017, we have been lucky to have the opportunity to write about and shine a light on Esinam’s music career following it step-by-step and release-after-release. We started with her very first single (Electric Lady, in partnership with Belgian-Congolese imaginative musician and producer Ibaaku), followed a year later by her...
Daily Discovery: ESINAM – NEW DAWN feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: ESINAM – NEW DAWN feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi (Official Video)

Enjoy ‘New Dawn’, the new song (and video) by Brussels-based Belgian-Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Esinam featuring London-based artist Nadeem Din​​-​​Gabisi.   The track, which is also the first single extracted from Esinam upcoming debut LP (WERF Records), is “inspired by Ghanaian afrobeat and results in a mix of Afro-urban-flute-jazz: the power of...
Daily Discovery: M3nsa – Forward

Daily Discovery: M3nsa – Forward

Check out the new single by Accra-based singer/songwriter and MC M3nsa.   Talking about the track, the hiplife and Afro-fusion artist explained, “the lyrics for the verses was just me looking for a mantra that allows me to continue ‘going’ when I feel I’ve got nothing else to offer and...