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Top 5 Best Albums In Ghana.

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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a collection on compact disc (CD), vinyl, audio tape, or another medium. Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century as individual 78-rpm records collected in a bound book resembling a photograph album; this format evolved after 1948 into single vinyl LP records played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm. Vinyl LPs are still issued, though album sales in the 21st-century have mostly focused on CD and MP3 formats. The audio cassette was a format used alongside vinyl from the 1970s into the first decade of the 2000s.

An album may be recorded in a recording studio (fixed or mobile), in a concert venue, at home, in the field, or a mix of places. The time frame for completely recording an album varies between a few hours to several years. This process usually requires several takes with different parts recorded separately, and then brought or “mixed” together.

Album covers and liner notes are used, and sometimes additional information is provided, such as analysis of the recording, and lyrics or librettos. Historically, the term “album” was applied to a collection of various items housed in a book format. In musical usage the word was used for collections of short pieces of printed music from the early nineteenth century. Later, collections of related 78rpm records were bundled in book-like albums(one side of a 78 rpm record could hold only about 3.5 minutes of sound).

In this edition of the write up, www.georgebritton.com is going to take you through exciting moment as it introduces to you, the top five(5) amazing and outstanding albums that took Ghana’s entertainment industry by storm. The below listed albums, according to, and based on content, has garnered the much needed patronage from the heterogenous teeming music fanatics across the world.

EPISTLES OF MAMA(EOM) – Stonebwoy

Zylofon Music presents Stonebwoy Epistles OF Mama Full Album (EOM). The BHIM Nation General and Zylofon Media signee is a Ghanaian afropop, dancehall and reggae artiste who has been recognized as one of the leading Reggae and Dancehall artists in Africa. The album was released on 12th December, 2017.

Stonebwoy surprises us with Featured Acts on EOM Album. He enlists International Raggae Acts like Agent Sasco (Jamaica), Sean Paul (Jamaica), Kabaka Pyramid (Jamaica) and more. Not forgetting his root, he also joins forces with couples of Ghana top Acts like Sarkodie, Mugeez, Edem, Joey B and more.

The Award Winning artiste’s smashing Album titled Epistles Of Mama (EOM) garnered international recognition. The Epistle of Mama(EOM) Album after it released got a the 13th spot on the World Billboard Album Chart and was peaked 2nd on the Reggaeville Album chart, Europe’s biggest reggae/dancehall network , making him the first Ghanaian artiste to gain such international recognition.

UNTAMED ALBUM – Samini

Award-winning Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall artiste – Samini released his seventh and much awaited “Untamed” album. ‘Untamed’ is an amazing body of work which houses 22 reggae bops. Samini revealed a while ago that his inspiration for the album comes from certain stages he has gone through in life.

The Untamed Album which was released December 22, 2018 has been revealed as one of the biggest reggae and dancehall album an artiste has released. The album was voted as the album of the year on Reggaeville, Europe’s biggest reggae/dancehall network, making him the first African artiste to win such category. In January, 2019 ”Untamed”, his seventh studio album got the 8th slot into the World Billboard Chart ”Top Ten Reggae Album”.

The legendary Ghanaian reggae/dancehall pioneer recently launched his album at the Seattle Arts and Museum Centre, United States of America.

HIGHEST ALBUM – Sarkodie

Highest is the fifth studio album by Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie, released on September 8, 2017. The album is Sarkodie’s second release through his label Sarkcess Music. It is a 19-track album (15 songs, 3 interludes and a bonus track). The album was a collaborative project with Jayso. He collaborated with several artists, including Suli Breaks, Jesse Jagz, Bobii Lewis, Jayso, Moelogo, Korede Bello, Flavour, Yung L, Runtown, Victoria Kimani among others.

The Highest album debuted number 7 on US iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts. It also shot to the top of the iTunes album charts in Ghana, and landed the #2 spot on the iTunes album charts in Nigeria. The album also reached the top 20 on UK iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album chart landing at #13. In other parts of the world, the album gained massive strides as well, reaching the top 30 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap album charts in Canada and Switzerland.

REIGN ALBUM – Shatta Wale

Reign is the third studio album by Ghanaian artist Shatta Wale, released on October 13, 2018 by Zylofon Music and Shatta Movement Empire.

Prior to the release of Reign, Wale embarked on a media tour to promote its launch. During one of his interviews, Wale made comments which rapper Sarkodie did not like, so Sarkodie released the diss track “Advice” directed at Wale as a result. The diss track generated heated debate, with some pundits predicting it would have a negative impact on the album launch, but the launch at the Fantasy Dome in Accra was considered successful, with thousands of fans attending. Some also criticized the diss track as an attempt to dampen the praise Reign was receiving.

After the release of the of the 17 track album at a mammoth concert at the Fantasy Dome at the Trade Fair on Saturday, 13th October, 2018 the Reign Album made it to 6th position of the World Billboard Album Chart. The Album feature Nigerian singer, Olamide.

NO WHERE COOL – Manifest

Award winning Ghanaian rapper, M.anifest released his highly anticipated album titled ‘Nowhere Cool’, the 8th of September.

The 14-tracks 5th album ‘Nowhere Cool’ features Nigerian Brymo on two tracks, ‘Sugar‘ and ‘Goodbye’. The rough and sexy track, ‘Sugar’, was the first single off the album and saw Brymo with his first feature in three years. ‘Goodbye’, the second collaboration is a lament on a love gone and is a deeply touching outro.

Cupid’s Crooked Bow is the second single off the album and features South African artist Nomisupasta. The song was inspired by having been loved by a woman or two who always knew the difficulties of dating an artist, never wanted to make that choice, yet we found ourselves in a spin of intoxicating love that always threatened to end.

The rap heads among his fans will not be disappointed however with ‘B.E.A.R’ and ‘Rich People’s Problems’ featuring Tumi Molekane being standout tracks. His work with young Ghanaian talent fills out the track listing. Worlasi, Cina, Dex Kwasi, Paapa and Dark Suburb all make contributions that stitch together this album of many sounds and fuse them into a coherent piece. But perhaps the greatest surprise of all is an Ama Ata Aidoo feature. Aidoo’s short story, ‘Nowhere Cool’ inspired this album title

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“Hungarian Gov’t Provides Grants For Creative Artists” – Sena Dagadu

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Ghanaian artiste based in Hungary, Sena Dagadu has said that unlike Ghana, the Hungarian government has set up a fund that supports its artists.

She made this revelation in an interview with AJ Sarpong on Citi TV’s ‘Hall of Fame.’

When asked how different the Hungarian music industry was from Ghana’s, she said the Hungarian government had instituted a special fund for people in the creative industry for different purposes.

“There is a system in Hungary where you can apply for government grants for different projects – be it a tour, be it an album, be it a joint project with different artistes or anything that is culture-related. It could be classical music, dance, theatre, and basically they have different things you can apply for during the year,” she revealed.

She also mentioned that the copyright system in Hungary is more functional that what obtains in Ghana.

“There is a strong copyright system whereby every radio or television play and commercial use of your music has monetary value to it so you actually have someone trying to protect your music and pay you for having it aired there. But for most of my musician friends I know that is hugely lacking,” she said.

Sena noted that even though most of the Ghanaian musicians do not get royalties as expected, she is aware measures are being put in place to make the situation better.

In Ghana, the government has announced plans to set up a creative arts fund for people on the creative sector.

The Creative Arts Bill, when passed, would make room for the initiation of the fund.

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo told Parliament during the third State of the Nation address that the passage of the Bill was in the offing.

“We have worked to finalise the Creative Arts Bill, leading to the setting up of the Creative Arts Fund. For the first time, in 2018, Government provided support to the Creative Arts Council, and the Creative Arts Masterclass, to build capacity of Creative Arts practitioners, has also commenced,” he noted.

This was one of the manifesto promises of the New Patriotic Party.

Sena Dagadu became popular on the Ghanaian music scene when she was featured on VVIP’s ‘Skolom.’

Some of her musical works are ‘Extra Large,’ ‘Yo Chale,’ ‘Pass it On,’ ‘Pressure,’ and ‘You No Ready.’

Source: Citi Fm

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New Music: Stonebwoy ft. Beenie Man – Shuga (Prod. By Street Beatz)

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Celebrated Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall and AfroPop Act, Stonebwoy teams up with The King Of Dancehall, Award Winning Jamaican Dancehall Act, Beenie Man on an afrobeats jam titled “SHUGA”.

SHUGA originally programmed by versatile Ghanaian Producer, Street Beatz adds to Stonebwoy’s catalogue as a possible hit.

Kindly Stream & Purchase #SHUGA by Stonebwoy featuring Beenie Man, with Production Credits to Street Beatz.

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Beyoncé Officially Launches The #BeforeILetGoChallenge On Instagram.

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Move over Drake's "In My Feelings" – there's a new social media challenge taking over the internet.

Beyoncé officially launched the #BeforeILetGoChallenge on her Instagram Story Monday night, just days after her documentary "Homecoming" was released on Netflix.

The trailblazing singer dropped a surprise live album of her legendary 2018 Coachella performance along with the documentary, which debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart this week.

The album features the bonus track "Before I Let Go," a cover of Frankie Beverly & Maze's black cultural anthem, which has sparked a viral dance challenge.

Queen Bey promoted the hashtag with a bee and heart eye emoji on her Instagram Story, a rarity for the singer, who has only used the IG function a few times.

She shared dozens of video submissions from dancing fans who flawlessly stepped to "Swag the right/ surf the left/ Work the middle 'til it hurt a little."

"Y’all!!!!!!!!!!!!! @beyonce just posted my #beforeiletgochallenge to her Instagram!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry I’m dying…. brb," user @Kiara_Imani tweeted Monday.

"YES that’s @phylicia_jas on @Beyonce’s… IG story! this is iconic. monumental. certainly not a drill," user @Omarblvnco tweeted.

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DJ Cuppy Enlists Kwesi Arthur, Ceeza Milli And Shaydee On New Joint Abena — WATCH

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Cuppy is back again…


International DJ and Producer Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as Cuppy, is back with a new single release titled ‘Abena’, her first release this year. Following on from her classic Afrobeats hit ‘Green Light’, Cuppy continues her musical exploration this time teaming up with 3 talented West African artists; Kwesi Arthur, Shaydee & Ceeza Milli.

This silky afro-love jam will no doubt be a hit in the clubs, DJ sets, and a favourite from Cuppy fans!


Unquestionably a leading female DJ in Africa, Cuppy is becoming a major player across the music field, having successfully gained a lot of recognition both in Nigeria and Internationally.

This new release proves Cuppy’s further solidified position in the music industry as she continues to show us that there are many layers to her craft while stepping even further into the world of vocalist, songwriter, and producer.


Upon hearing ‘Abena’ its contagious sound is certainly captivating! Cuppy has certainly left us
wanting more…

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Abena Audio Link: http://djcuppy.com/abena/

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