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MUSIGA organizes after party for Obama’s visit

The Musicians Union of Ghana, (MUSIGA) is organizing a party to celebrate the arrival of US President, Barack Obama to Ghana, the group has said in a press release. The event called “MUSIGA Obama’s Visit after Party” with Ghanaian Music Stars and the International Community” takes place Saturday July 11, …

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Prof. Kwabena Nketia advocates promotion of traditional music

Professor Emeritus J.H. Kwabena Nketia, a musicologist and composer, on Thursday reiterated the need for the promotion of traditional music and culture in order to project the country’s cultural heritage. “We need to promote and share our music and cultural heritage among ourselves to enable the Ghanaian youth to embrace …

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Tic Tac marks 10 years in music

Nana Kwaku Okyere Duah, aka Tic Tac, one of Ghana’s reigning hiplife artistes, will launch his latest album next month as part of activities marking his ten-year presence on the hiplife music scene. The activities lined up include a press conference on Thursday February 12 at the Accra Mall, followed …

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Becca releases single

Rebecca Acheampong, aka Becca, who appeared on the music scene with the hit song You Lied To Me a year ago is set to take over the music scene again with her hit single Daa Ke Daa. Becca’s single which is one of the tracks on her second album of …

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I always wanted to kill Hitler – Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise, who fails to assassinate Adolf Hitler in his new movie “Valkyrie,” said he grew up really wanting to kill the Nazi leader. In the World War Two thriller based on a true story of the unsuccessful attempt by German soldiers to kill Hitler, Cruise plays Colonel Claus Von …

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Reggie Rockstone happy and proud

The originator of hiplife music in Ghana, Reggie Rockstone, otherwise known as the Hiplife Grandpapa, has commented on how the music genre is fairing on the Ghanaian music scene. In a short interview with Beatwaves at the La Pleasure Beach in Accra where he witnessed exciting performances from Tinny, Okyeame …

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Ghanaba, the music legend is no more

The world of music lost one of its most illustrious practitioners when the Divine Drummer, Kofi Ghanaba, died at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra Monday night. He was 85. Ghanaba was the main African influence on jazz in the USA and Europe in the 1950s and is regarded in …

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Citi FM brings December to Remember to Accra

Tomorrow December 24, 2008 will go into the annals of Ghana’s entertainment history as one of the days that Accra stood still. A memorable music show to be staged at the Accra International Conference Centre by Citi 97.3 FM and Agoo Magazine aptly dubbed ‘December 2 Remember’ takes off  exactly …

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Paris Hilton burgled

LAPD detectives were hunting Friday for a thief who made off with an estimated $2 million worth of jewelry after ransacking the Mulholland Estates mansion of socialite Paris Hilton in a brazen overnight burglary. In what may be one of the city’s highest-dollar home break-ins this year, a security guard …

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1007 Laughs with Gbenga Adeyinka and co.

Meet Gbenga Adeyinka the First, ace Nigerian comedian who is no stranger to the Ghanaian stand up comedy scene. The comedian whose goal in life is to make people happy and enjoy a stress-free life that will make them live longer returns to Ghana for the 1007 Laughs and Music …

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