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  • blog July 12, 2016

    Mabiisi: Accra Sessions Photo Essay

    This week, in the second episode of our new Afropop Closeups podcast series, we hear the story of a boundary-breaking collaboration between rapper Art Melody from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and kologo player Stevo Atambire from the north of Ghana, known … Read more »

  • blog November 23, 2015

    A Tribute to Ghana’s Kiki Gyan

    When a talent is taken from the world too early, the story is often condensed into a tragic ending. Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, the list of creative geniuses who met an early demise for one reason or another goes on. … Read more »

  • blog October 2, 2015

    Video Premiere: Delasi’s “Commot For Der”

    This past August, Ghanaian rapper Delasi released his debut album, the sprawling and enthralling #ThoughJourney. Afropop writer Morgan Greenstreet spoke to Delasi about the album and his plans for “world domination.” We are very happy to premiere the video for “Commot For … Read more »

  • blog August 24, 2015

    Ghanaian MC Delasi Shares His #ThoughtJourney

    Ghanaian artist Delasi has just released his debut album, #ThoughtJourney, a 25-track hip-hop opus that takes us from his current home of Nairobi, Kenya, to his ancestral home in Volta Region of Ghana, via Japan, Denmark, the U.S. and Accra, Ghana. … Read more »

  • interview June 17, 2015

    Pat Thomas Talks About His New Album

    Pat Thomas is a veteran of Ghanaian highlife, going back to the 1960s. He is often associated with the so-called Burger highlife scene out of Germany, where he and many other highlife musicians once lived. But these days, Pat is … Read more »

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