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Okyeame Kwame Thrills At Made In Ghana Fair

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It was an electrifying atmosphere when Okyeame Kwame mounted the stage at the Made in Ghana Fair to perform.

The programme which was held on Saturday November 3, 2018 at the Junction Mall in Accra had in attendance thousands of revelers who thronged the place to witness rich display of Made in Ghana products.

Okyeame Kwame exuded much energy on stage as he performed back to back hits for about one and half hours.

He was supported by backing vocalists and female dancers buoyancy fit perfectly into the energetic ambiance.

One of the high moments was when a gentleman he picked randomly from the audience joined him on stage to perform ‘Mesan Aba’.

Awed by the sparkling performance of the guy, Okyeame gifted him a Made in Ghana t-shirt and his expensive gold chain.

Kwame who was adorned in white fugu and a pair of trousers together with his dancers, also performed his ‘Made in Ghana’ song which is already helping to push the Made in Ghana agenda on all fronts.

The third edition of the Made in Ghana Fair was organised by Multimedia Group of Companies.

It saw the display of rich Ghanaian culture as some staff of the company strutted their stuff on the runway in their Ghanaian costumes.

Okyeame Kwame, who was currently made ‘Made in Ghana’ Ambassador by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is bent on preaching the Made in Ghana agenda through music and other arts related projects.

While preparing to release his ‘Made in Ghana’ album in December, he is busily engaging in other activities to help preserve Ghanaian heritage.

The album features Kuami Eugene, Kurl Songs, Wiyaala, Afriyie Wutah, Atongo Simba and Fancy Gadam.

The rest are Kidi, Wulomei, Feli Nuna, Yaa Yaa, Kwan Pa band.

The songs represent the 10 regions and their cultures, bringing varied Ghanaian rhythms together through music, videos and paraphernalia.

Listen to ‘Made in Ghana’ by Okyeame Kwame in the link below:

https://itunes.apple.com/cy/album/made-in-ghana-feat-kidi-single/1439317164

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In Photos: Blankets & Wine’s 10 Year Anniversary Festival In Kenya

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The popular Kenyan festival celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a star-studded line-up.

On Sunday, Blankets & Wine teamed up with Red Bull Music to throw one of the biggest parties in Nairobi this year.

The dazzling line-up featured the best of Kenya’s mainstream and alternative scenes with artists like Muthoni Drummer Queen, Blinky Bill, SURAJ, Sauti Sol, Elani and Nyashinski.

As expected, the festival attracted all the fashionable, creative and well-known personalities of the city. Check out some photos of how it all went down below.

All Photography by Brian Bett.

Source: okayafrica.com

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Maccasio Pulls Over 4,000 Fans At Bukom Boxing Arena

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Multiple award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Macassio, on Sunday, October 28, shut down the Bukom Boxing Arena with his ‘Total Shutdown Concert’.

The “Dagomba Girl” hitmaker rocked over 4,000 fans at the boxing arena for hours.

Maccasio, alongside some up and coming and mainstream musicians, thrilled fans to the fullest on the night with his highly patronised concert.

Tuba, Yblaq, Choggu Boys, Gaffachi, One9ra, Wumbei and Wizchild, who are highly known in the northern region of Ghana, took over the stage to deliver some sterling performances.

From the southern part of Ghana came Miyaki, ‘Hipop Alhaji’ FaReed and Medikal who proved their worth, delivering pure class and showmanship on the night.

AMG Business’ Medikal introduced Maccasio on stage but little did the fans know about the biggest surprise on the night.

Halfway through Maccasio’s performance, the fans were taken by surprise, when NKZ Music label frontman Guru popped up to throw his support behind the Zola Music label frontman.

Guru dropped a couple of hits from his catalogue and left the stage for Maccasio to finish what he started.

After dropping hits after hits, Macassio ended his stellar performance with Fancy Gadam’s hit song “Total Cheat” – a sign that he has no qualms with his fellow musician.

Overall, Maccasio proved why he has a major following in the industry and this is just one of the proofs.

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Standing Ovation As Okyeame Kwame Stuns At Ghana-South Africa Cultural Seasons

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Ghana’s ‘Best Rapper Alive,’ Okyeame Kwame staged a stellar performance at a Ghana-South African cultural exchange programme on Monday.

The week-long programme dubbed ‘Africa Cultural Seasons’ opened at the Marriott Hotel in Accra on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Okyeame Kwame, clad in typical Ghanaian cloth, with a pair of sneakers to match, dazzled the audience with rap music woven over indigenous Ghanaian highlife rhythm.

He performed some of his classic compositions to palm wine highlife rhythm provided by the Kwan Pa band.

Okyeame Kwame was the last to perform after South African artiste Berita.

He first did a rendition of the Ghana National Anthem, took them back to some of his old hits and finally got them into the yet to be released album ‘Made In Ghana.’

In the course of the performance, Okyeame also told the history of highlife music, Ghana’s music heritage.

He gave a chronological account of how highlife has evolved over time.

The highlight of the event was when he performed his latest song ‘Made in Ghana.’

Barely a month after its release, it was surprising that patrons could sing along.

Okyeame Kwame ended his performance with the popular Marian Makeeba song ‘Pata Pata.’

Patrons of the event including the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku and the South African High Commissioner Her Excellency Lulu Xingwana took to the dance floor and jammed to the spectacular performance.

At the programme, Okyeame, as a tourism ambassador took the opportunity to project Ghana’s culture through music, fashion and arts.

This ropes into his ‘Made in Ghana’ project which is aimed at marketing Ghana’s culture through music tourism and arts.

The South African programme which starts from October 15-20, hosts South Africa’s cultural season as part of efforts to promote regional integration and to support efforts towards the expansion of trade of Africa’s cultural goods and services.

It would be celebrated through music, dance, fashion and design, exhibition, craft, mural and other cultural expressions.

South African artiste like Berita, Chef Citron Khumalo, Zwai Bala, Mafikizolo, Mbuso Khoza and Brenda Mtambo are in Ghana to show their country’s artistic talents and to create an inter-cultural and inter-generational dialogue between Ghana and South Africa.

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Checkout List Of Winners @ 2018 Ghana Music Awards UK

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The 3rd edition of the Ghana Music Awards UK was held last Satuday at the Gaumont Palace (Dominion Center) to honour and award the work of Ghanaian artistes both in the UK and Ghana.

King Promise, Ayesem, Sista Afia, Gasmilla, Fancy Gadam and others graced the occassion with breathtaking performances back to back with their hit songs. It was definitely a party!!!

Full list of winners below.

Gospel Song of the Year – Obi Nyane Me by Patience Nyarko

Gospel Artiste of the Year Patience Nyarko

Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year – My Own by Samini

Best New Artist of the Year Kuami Eugene

Best Collaboration of the Year – Yaa Pono – Obia Wone Master Ft Stonbwoy

Best Rapper of the Year – Ponobiom

Highlife Artiste of the Year – Kumi Guitar

Best Male Vocalist – King Promise

Highlife Song of the Year – Bronya by Wutah

Most Popular Song of the Year – One Corner by Patapaa

Best Ghanaian Int. Touring Act Stonebwoy

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