Patronage of the launch of the GMW Festival held last Tuesday at the National Theatre in Accra, did not meet expectation as it could not attract a large audience. Most seats in the auditorium were empty.
The all-men talk show Boys Boys makes a return to Viasat1 on March 6 with a brand new season tagged The Good Life Season. The next 13 weeks of BoysBoys will explore the concept of good living and how successful “boys” manage to stay on top to realise their potentials.
DStv subscribers can tune into the global news channel, CNN, as it focuses on Ghana on the channel’s OnTheRoadSeries. The feature will give viewers a deeper insight into the history, customs and culture of Ghana and also explore the different Ghanaian cities, its people and their passions.
When you’re one of the most successful artists of your generation, a time comes when you need to innovate. And just like some of his illustrious predecessors did in their heyday, OverAgain hitmaker, Edem, says he’s adding a live band to his repertoire.
New entrant onto the music scene, Adjei Anan aka Da Boy says he has gathered enough confidence as an underground artiste for many years learning from the likes of Kojo Antwi, Nana Quame , Reggie Rockstone and Daddy Lumba and has been encouraged to come out with his own song MoneyMachine.
Following the release of four singles, Di Emprez, Party, The Pace Setter and FunkyFresh, new dancehall artiste Akosua Kwarkye better known as AK Di Songstress believes she is the hottest female dancehall artiste in Ghana at the moment.
Despite considerable noises from some members of the general public and the media, Graphic Showbiz included, to keep some songs from being nominated in the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2014 because of their risque content, Joey B’s Tonga and Kwabena Kwabena’s Adult Musik made it in the top ranks.
Album re-issues have always been effective means of understanding what specific artistes had done in the past and The Simigwahene album of early 1970s Gyedu Blay Ambolley live recordings just put out by the Essiebons Music Entertainment Limited does just that.
Different issues about life pull at artistes during the composition of their songs but for highlife artiste, Quarme Zaggy, the desire is to encourage men to publicly declare their affections for their partners.
Perhaps, he is not only eccentric with titles of songs like Tabitha Kum, Zaphnath Panea and Mahashala Hashbaz but gospel singer, Nicholas Omane Acheampong is also unique with his haircut,a punky life affair which he has carried as long anybody remembers as a popular musician.
Last Saturday, the late broadcaster Komla Dumor, was finally laid to rest but what is yet to find rest is the nagging problems that have confronted the show he hosted for many years and made very popular on local radio circles.