THE DIVERSITY OF AFRICAN MUSIC

THE DIVERSITY OF AFRICAN MUSIC

Good People. Even though a lot of popular African music you hear of late is dominated by theAfrobeats and Afrohouse sound there is a plethora of music to discover out there. Here is a repost written by DJ Bizzy and originally published on his blog with his three examples. Hey, just wanted to drop a quick post for the un-initiated ‘NOT ALL AFRICAN MUSIC ARTISTES PLAY OR PERFORM AFROBEATS, AFROHOUSE (aka South African House)’ or similar rhythms loosely based on those two genre’s. Just recently noticed the wrong assumption from…

Fresh Sonic Produce | Amartey | Yvng Bisa Kdei

Fresh Sonic Produce | Amartey | Yvng Bisa Kdei

Ghanaian singer Amartey releases his new song ‘Yvng Bisa Kdei‘. Based in Amsterdam, Amartey raps and sings in English and Ghanaian languages Ga and Twi. He is currently working on his album ”Living Like Amartey” that will feature Mugeez from R2bees, Ghana’s emerging artist Stonebwoy, one of the kings in hiplife music Kwabena Kwabena and many more artists. Check out a catchy snipped of his tune Yvng Bisa Kdei below Tweet

Fresh Sonic Produce | Gafacci vs Oskido

Fresh Sonic Produce | Gafacci vs Oskido

Ghana connects with South Africa on this catchy Afrobeats remix of Oskido’s “Tsa mandebele” track by Ghanaian producer Gafacci. Ghana se connecte avec l’Afrique du Sud sur ce Afrobeats accrocheur remix de “Tsa mandebele” la piste de Oskido par ghanéen producteur Gafacci. And here is the original for reference: Tweet

Wiyaala | Rock My Body

Wiyaala | Rock My Body

Rock My Body is a dancehall infused tune about a girl Wiyaala and a boy Jupitar searching for “real” relationships in contemporary Ghana with some surprising results! Shot on location in Aishaman market, the video is a Djimba World production directed by Mr Chaplin featuring VGMA nominated dancehall artist Jupitar and dancers from the 4Bent crew. “This song is so much fun!” said Wiyaala “Whenever I do it live, I ask the guys to come on stage and Rock My Body and they really love shaking their waists! But there…