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  • blog August 30, 2016

    One Africa Music Fest: Showcasing the Rise of Afrobeats

    Powerful new winds are blowing through the world of African music. Publications from the Washington Post to Fader to the Village Voice are heralding the rise of current African pop music—Afrobeats, and especially Naija pop—in American mainstream culture. There’s plenty … Read more »

  • hip-deep August 20, 2015

    Hip Deep Ghana 2: 21st Century Accra From Gospel to Hiplife

    Hiplife, a fusion of hip-hop and highlife, has come of age, spawning subgenres tilting to roots culture, international rap, and boldly humorous satire, not to mention azonto, a dance craze that has rocketed to global renown in just over a … Read more »

  • blog July 31, 2015

    Sarkodie Headlines Afrobeats Showcase at the Apollo

    Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie is headlining a powerhouse lineup of Nigerian and Ghanaian stars at the Apollo Theater on Aug. 8. For several years now, Sarkodie has been one of Ghana’s biggest stars, with his massively successful releases blurring the lines … Read more »

  • blog August 12, 2013

    New Music Alert: Efya “Weather 4 two”

    While we didn’t go into much detail about her in Hip Deep Ghana 2, we’ve been keeping our ears to the ground for news from Ghanaian afro-soul artist Efya. That diligence paid off Monday night when she posted a brand … Read more »

  • feature August 2, 2013

    Featured Artists: Hip Deep Ghana 2

    Featured Artists (Click names for link): Reggie Rockstone FOKN Bois Obrafour R2Bees Efya Daughters of Glorious Jesus D-Black Made possible by:

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