Music duo Keche joins hiplife artist TiC as part of the top notch artists who will perform tonight at the “IAMTiC” concert which will be staged at the Bokom Boxing Arena.
The event, which is slated for today, Friday, the 21st of December at the Bokom Boxing Arena, which has a sitting capacity of about 4,000 is organized to thrill fans ahead of the festive season and another platform for the rapper to share with fans his journey in the music industry and to bring them up to speed on his current projects and his future endeavors.
The ”Next Level” hit makers will today join other well celebrated Ghanaian arts to thrill fans as they believe in Tic’s vision to continually give fans that the entertainment they miss from him.
Other artists lined up for the night includes; music group VVIP, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, NeroX, Tinny and Guru. As if that is not enough, Prince Bright of Buk Bak fame, Article wan, AK songstress, Nii Funny, Donzy and Ayesem will also give fans some electrifying performances. To intersperse music with comedy, another team made up of Bukom Banku, Comedian DKB and actress Rosemond Brown is set to crack the ribs of the fans.
The event will be piloted by Merqury Quaye, host of Cruise Control on Hitz FM. DJ’s for the night includes; Dj Black, Andy Dosty, Dj Kaxto, Dj Toyoo and Dj Mix.
If you have anywhere to be on the 21st, it should be the Bukom Boxing Arena. I advise you don’t miss out as this promises to be a night of lit performances.
Kojo Manuel Pays Homage to Abedi Pele at Cardi B In Ghana Concert
The reigning Best MC/Hypeman in Ghana, Kojo Manuel otherwise known as Manny Yo showed his prowess last Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium, as LiveSpot Nation brought Cardi B to the motherland.The first thing you would noticed about Kojo Manuel was that he was in an old colourful version of the Ghana Black Stars jersey of Abedi Pele, the maestro! With his tagline being, “we dey come play”, he was really out to play on the same pitch Abedi Pele made history so many times!
Not only did he control the crowd, he literally embodied the spirit & energy of the 3-time African Player of the Year on stage Adding to all the spice of the Year of Return for the diaspora and beyond! He worked seemlessly with DJ Vyrusky & DJ Aroma.On a night where not everything went to plan, one of the main highlights of the show was whenever Kojo Manuel was on stage interacting with the crowd. The shouts from the crowd could be heard all the way outside the Accra Sports Stadium as Manny Yo had them chanting and turning up!
Giants Of African Comedy
African comedy over the last decade has showed immense growth and gained popularity, producing some of the best comedians the world has ever seen. Comedians have creatively turned normal every day happenings into artistic expressions, thereby inspiring the continent and the world at large.
1. Trevor Noah
Africa’s most famous comedian, Trevor Noah is well known for his unapologetic approach to race, apartheid and politics. Born to a Swiss father and a Xhosa mother, Trevor’s struggle to identify to a one specific stereotype makes him a genius when it comes to comedy as he both relates to his audience at the same time, sharing a unique perspective to everyday issues.
Trevor was the first South African comedian to sell out a one-man show and has continued to break records ever since. In 2015, Trevor took over as host of ABC’s “the daily show” from Jon Stewart, becoming Africa’s biggest comedy export of all time
2. Bright Okpocha - Basket Mouth
Born and raised in Abia State, Nigeria, Basket mouth (real name Bright Okpocha) is a comedian whose resume one cannot simply ignore. The first African to ever host a show at the Apollo in London, Basket mouth has continued to set trends performing at events like Lord of the Ribs, Comedy Central Presents and the Basket mouth live at the 02 arena in London.
3. Anne Kansiime
Referred to by many as the “Queen of Africa Comedy”, Anne Kansiime is a Ugandan comedienne, entertainer and actress. She first broke into the scene with the YouTube Series, Minibuzz, in which she made fun of Ugandans’ experience in daily public transport.
Her stand-up shows have sold out arenas and auditoriums in major cities including London, Kuala Lumpur, Lilongwe, Gaborone and Harare. With more than 15 million views online and a YouTube silver play button (an award for YouTubers who hit 100,000 subscribers), Anne continues to entertain people across the continent through her online videos and stand up shows.
4. Eddie Kadi
Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and raised in the UK, Eddie Kadi’s blend of English wit and African humour has made him one of the most successful black comedians in the UK. With milestones like appearances on the BBC’s Comedy Empire, as well as leading roles in movies like Anuvahood, Shank and Gone Too Far, Eddie Kadi’s ability to entertain and be funny across multiple mediums makes him one of the most outstanding comics to ever come out the continent. Apart from comedy acts, Eddie is also a well known radio presenter, MC, and philanthropist.
5. Loyiso Gola
Satirical, genuine and critical are some of the few words one can use to describe Loyiso’s comedy. Usually taking jabs at politicians, the stand up comedian is also the founder of South African satirical news show, Late Night News (LNN), which got an Emmy award nomination for best comedy series in 2014. Gola is also well known for his one-man show, Loyiso Gola for president, which happened adjacent to South African elections in 2007/8.
6. Ronnie Khalil
Egyptian-American Shaher Ronnie Khalil is a comedian who has toured the United States, headlined in four continents and whose comedy has been enjoyed by millions around the world. With features on ABC News, CNN, Al Jazeera and the Conan O’Brien show, Khalil’s “Politically incorrect” storytelling skills places have earned him a reputation as one of Africa’s biggest export to the comedy world. Khalil currently lectures around different colleges in the United States on topics such as success and motivation.
7. Celeste Ntuli
Known as the Queen of Zulu comedy, Celeste Ntuli will always be remembered by south Africans for her outstanding performance in the 2009 SABC 1 competition “so you think you’re funny”. After getting exposure from that show, the former bookseller has since worked with big names in comedy like Loyiso Gola and Kagiso Lediga, making appearances in shows like the Emmy Award nominated Late Night News, The Bantu Hour and Laugh out Loud. Celeste also recently entertained South Africans when she appeared as part of the sequel to the all women comedy show “Bitches Be Back”, which she performed with other comedians like Anele Mdoda, Tumi Morake, and Noko Moswete. Celeste, who also dabbles as an actress, remains one of the strongest and funniest comedians in South Africa with her topics ranging from issues like weight loss and singleness to gender and feminism.
8. Patrick Indring Aka Salvado
Natural, blunt and purely hilarious is Uganda’s Patrick Indring, or as he is known on stage, Salvador. Salvado hails from “ombokolo”, a couple of kilometers outside Uganda’s capital, Kampala, a place he continually loves to make fun of in his sets.
A trained telecommunications professional, Salvado left his career after winning a comedy competition and now bears the title of “Uganda’s funniest face”. His attention to ridiculous details when narrating stories has brought him a huge fan base all across Africa, even attracting international media such as vogue, CNN among many others.
9. Helen Paul
Known to many as Tatafo, Helen Paul is a Nigerian stand up comedianne whose Quirkiness, spontaneity and voice manipulation skills compare to no other. Helen, who is a graduate of the University of Lagos, broke into the comedy scene as as a Mischievous comic character on a radio program known as “Wetin Dey” on Lagos’ Radio Continental where she played “Tatafo” – a witty kid who addressed Lagos’ major problems in a childlike and satirical manner. Helen now runs the Helen Paul Academy where she trains student creative art and how it affects people’s daily lives.
10. Carl Joshua Nqube
Carl Joshua Nqube is a Zimbabwean stand-up comedian who broke into the comedy world with his one-man show, the big announcement. However, his biggest break was when he joined well-known South African comedy club, Parker’s club. He has performed all across the world from Johannesburg to Adelaide, Abuja to Nairobi alongside names such as Basket mouth, Kagiso Ladeba among many more. He currently hosts his own TV show called “Late Night With Carl.”
11. Tumi Morake
South African Comedienne Tumi Morake is definitely one of the funniest names on the continent. Her experience as a puppeteer, actress and facilitator has helped her to have an imaginable control over multiple audiences. The comedienne, who started comedy in 2005, has performed with names like David Kau, Chris Forrest among many others at big festivals such as Heavyweights Comedy. Her most recent show, Bitches Be Back, where she performed with other female South African comedians has become one of the most memorable comedy shows in South African entertainment History.
12. Daliso Chaponda
Daliso Chaponda is a UK based Malawian comedian well known for his versatility and “quite on the edge” jokes. A good example of how versatile of a performer Daliso can be is how he performed a “filthy set in silhouettes strip clubs in Birmingham and about two days later did a family show at the 2007 greenbelt Christian festival. Daliso has performed all across the world in cities like Cape Town, London and has made appearances on the BBC’s “The world stands up”. He annually hosts a show in his hometown of Lilongwe called “laughrica” where he invites different local and international comedians for a one-night comedy event.
13. Eric Omondi
One of the most common faces on Kenyan Television, Eric Omondi is a comedian and an activist who does not like to be called an entertainer. “ I am a doctor, I treat illnesses like stress”, once said the hilarious Omondi in an interview with a local newspaper. The comedian, who started out as a noise maker in class, made his breakthrough when he appeared on Kenya’s well known TV show, The Churchill show. It was there that Eric became a household name and a comedy power force in the region, even performing at big events such as the African Kings of Comedy Festival in Nigeria.
14. Kagiso Lediga
One of South Africa’s black comedy trailblazers, Kagiso Lediga is an icon when it comes to African comedy. A natural storyteller who usually narrates about what it was like growing up in the townships during the apartheid era, Kagiso has performed in comedy clubs from New York to Toronto and in different countries like Jamaica, Botswana, Swaziland and Nigeria. Kagiso, who has also performed at the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Festival, currently host a weekly TV show called the bantu hour, which he co-host with legendary Jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
Okyeame Kwame, Solidaridad Organise Free Health Screening At Kintampo.
Okyeame Kwame and Solidaridad in partnership with the Kintampo College of Health and the Kintampo Government Hospital, organised a free Hepatitis B screening and vaccination for the Dawadawa community near Kintampo.
Dawadawa is one of the 53 local communities where Solidaridad is implementing the Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism project (DGM), that seeks to strengthen the capacity of local communities to respond to climate change.
Okyeame Kwame, who is the Climate Change Ambassador for the DGM project, is also passionate about the elimination of Hepatitis B from Ghana by 2030. For the past 5 years, his Hepatitis ‘B’ Foundation has been offering free screening for people in various parts of the country in partnership with other institutions.
On the occasion of Solidaridad's 50 year anniversary celebration, Okyeame Kwame partnered with the civil society organization to extend Hepatitis B awareness to the DGM project community. The community also benefited from awareness of climate change impacts on health and how they can deal with the adverse effects.
Students of the Atlantic Hall of the Kintampo College of Health as well as personnel of the Kintampo Government Hospital were on hand to provide health talks and free screening to the community, who are mainly farmers.
This year, the Solidaridad global network is celebrating 50 years of working to improve the lives of farmers, miners, producers, workers and their communities. Established in 1969, Solidaridad’s work has continuously included innovations for promoting and fostering sustainable economic development in the field of international cooperation.
Now, implementing sustainable solutions around 13 global commodities through eight regional expertise centres, Solidaridad is working to transform markets to make them more inclusive and sustainable in 41 countries.
In West Africa, Solidaridad focuses on improving the wellbeing of farmers, miners and their communities through the promotion of climate-smart agriculture and partnerships. It has operations in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
Through the Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism project (DGM), Solidaridad has increased awareness and deepened knowledge of local communities on climate change and ways to deal with it.
(Source: kwame dadzie)
Obrafour Set To Stage “Pae Mu Ka” At 20 Concert In Kumasi, And Sunyani.
GREATER ACCRA, GHANA (www.georgebritton) - After hosting over thousand patrons at the Accra International Conference Centre for the celebration of 20 years since the release of his Pae Mu Ka album, Legendary hiplife artiste, Obrafour will be staging a sequel of "Pae Mu Ka" at 20 concert at the Miklin Hotel, in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi.
The event which garnered illustrious creative and arts practitioners in Accra few weeks ago is slated for the 24th of December, and will witness performances from some Ghanaian musicians, including Stonebwoy, Samini, CY Lover, Guru, Joey B, Kofi, Kofi Nti, Akwaboah, Joe Fraiser and a lot more.
On the eve of Christmas, thus, 25th December 2019, natives of Sunyani, capital city of Brong Ahafo Region will also have the event being replicated in their town at the Eusbett International Conference Centre. The night is expected to thrill patrons with undiluted music from supporting musicians such as Tic, Lil Win, Pataapa,Chicargo, X-Doe.
Rates for the event include; Advance Ghc 40- Main Gate Ghc 50 for Single, Couple Ghc 70, Advance Vip Ghc 80 and Ghc 100 for VIP Gor main gate.
The concert is expected and promises to be a night filled with epic performances by the creme de la creme in the Ghanaian music industry. The album was produced by Hammer of The Last Two and it was released in 1999 and consists of songs like ‘Kwame Nkrumah’, ‘Yaanom’ ‘Pae Mu Ka’, ‘Kokonsa’ and others.
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