In Ghana, the popular music scene of 2019 remains partially occupied by songs discharged last year.
As you may expect, many of those songs have a number of the largest names in Ghanian music behind them. Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale come about, as will the fast-rising Medikal.
The Ghanian music scene is heavily dominated by men. However it’s hoped that there will be changes. Here could be a list of songs you’re seemingly to listen to if Ghanian nation could be a station you’re tuned to.
10 Daavi – Kawuola Biov linear unit. Patapaa
Guesting on Kawuola Biov’s ‘Daavi’, Patapaa (famed for the ‘One corner ‘ craze) conjures up another vocal obsession just by spewing, well, gibberish.
In the #SkopatumanaChallenge, participants plan to copy the rapper’s verses on this song. What lyrics represent Patapaa’s verses? “Skopatumana” for sure—followed by equally unintelligible sounds. You will not hear anyplace else on this planet.
The success of Daavi, like several alternative “stupid songs”, corroborates the actual fact that there’s a place—and market—for songs that don’t add up.
9 Pilolo – Guilty Beatz, Mr. Eazi & Kwesi Arthur
The new banku music anthem appears like a continuation of Guilty Beatz’s wildly common dance song, Akwaaba. It consists of an equivalent primary ingredients: a Guilty Beatz production, a man Eazi hook supported on a well-liked Ghanian term. (In this case, a childhood game of hide-and-seek) associate degreed an overall gyration intent. That is all that’s required and you have got the potential for virality.
Kwesi Arthur (for Patapaa and Papi Kojo) is that the solely new ingredient. However in microorganism dance culture, World Health Organization cares concerning originality once the rhythm aims for the feet?
8 Ayekoo – Medikal linear unit. King Promise
This pleasant-tasting King Promise-assisted love song is however Medikal, stylized MEDiKAL, confirmed his relationship with role player male person Makafui. Following his terribly public breakup with Deborah Vanessa. ‘Ayekoo’ interprets as “well-done” and caters specifically to the happy aspects of affection.
Not unexpectedly, the song (produced by The Gentleman), leans toward lavishness. It is riddled with fantastic guarantees of chivalry and sacrifice. “For your caressing i am going die” is however King Promise, on hook duty, caps the chorus.
7 African woman – Kwesi Arthur linear unit. Shatta Wale
Heralding Kwesi Arthur’s anticipated Live From Nkrumah Krom II platter, ‘African Girl’ melds a multiplicity of influences: melodious hip hop, mindful R& B, dancehall, and bits of Afropop—which represent Arthur’s identity anyway.
‘African Girl’ celebrates the contours and desirability of girls from the land—complete with Nicki Minaj comparisons and wedding guarantees conveyancing lustful passions instead of something semipermanent.
6 Proud Fvck Boys – Tulenkey linear unit. Eddie Khae
‘Proud Fvck Boy’ is rapper Tulenkey’s excusatory song enclosed in commonness with Ghana’s “good-for-nothing” youth World Health Organization ought to feel comfortable (if not celebrated) by associate degree anthem.
Surprise hit or not, the Fimfim-made joint (spiked with lavishness guitar) could be a true hit each for the comedic lyrics it provides and also the raw relatable honesty it permits. Proud ‘Fvck Boys’ is one amongst many highlights of Tulenkey’s1/1 mixtape.
5 Jama – DJ Mic Smith linear . Patoranking & Shaker
Ghana-Naija collaborations involving Patoranking seldom get it wrong. Ghanian’s DJ Mic Smith’s ‘Jama’, that additionally options rapper Shaker, is an additional example. A court to the folks} music common to the people on Accra’s outline, ‘Jama’ is fun and funny.
4 Don’t Be Late – Kofi Mole
‘Don’t Be Late’ is off-brand for Kofi Mole—the rebellious young rapper World Health Organization usually comes a bizarrely magnetic black-sheep hip hop persona. The song arrives within the classic sentimental weakness of R&B.
Mole is wide thought-about the “next–rated act”; he even received a 3Music plaque for it months past. ‘Don’t Be Late’ is printed beneath No Gentlemen Allowed, his freelance imprint.
3 Omo adenosine deaminase – Medikal
For many months, AMG rapper Medikal has been a fixture in Ghanian tabloids, the maximum amount for his relationship scandals as for his consistent provide of microorganism songs and jargon.
In fact, because of his work ethic at some stage in last year, Medikal is probably the strongest contestant for the ‘Omo adenosine deaminase, its video leading his actor girlfriend, male person Makafui, is party ignition and also the theme song for Accra’s streets at nighttime. Like ‘Leg Work’ by Zlatan Ibile, his Nigerian counterpart, ‘Omo Ada’ is primarily background music for a few leg work.
2 Kpoo Keke – Stonebwoy linear unit. Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Kelvyn Boy & Darkovibes
Stonebwoy isn’t unfamiliar the hitmaking method. In over a decade some, the Ashaiman native has incontestible his ability, chiefly with dancehall, however additionally across Afropop, popular music and even hip hop. ‘Kpoo Keke’, associate degree up-tempo party-tailored jam, adds to his ever-growing list of hits, making certain that he maintains associate degree uninterrupted presence inside elite playlists.
‘Kpoo Keke’, made by Mixmasta Garzy, sees him harvest contributions from an exciting young crop of fellow practitioners: Medikal, Kwesi Arthur, Kelvyn Boy and Darkovibe.
1 financial condition – J
A shiny aspirational debut, ‘Poverty’ (produced by UglyBeatz) instantly shot J Derobie to international notice. For J Derobie, 24, the joint arrives as a daring beginning in his quest to print his name in reggae/dancehall circles, seeing as he has already attained cosigns from prime names like Kranium and Shatta Wale.
Born Derrick Obuobi Jr, the singer could be a beneficiary of man Eazi’s EMPawa continent project—an initiative that appearance to drive the careers of a hundred rising acts across the continent. On a recently discharged remix of the song, Derobie is joined by Jamaican star Popcaan.