Media is Refusing to learn from the Past By Giving Attention to Freda Rhymz and Sista Afia ‘Cat Fight’.

As if the gun incident with musicians Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale was not a warning of how a little mishandled competition could degenerate into a nearly bloody day with dignitaries and guests running for the lives, the Ghanaian media has again unconsciously started fuelling a growing concern which began as a lyrical challenge for supremacy between two rap musicians Freda Rhymz and Sista Afia and is now a physical assault game.  Recently, the two female rappers Freda Rhymz and Sista Afia met at the premises of local television station Tv3…

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Outside My Window (Dedicated to the Front Line Personnel in the Fight Against Covid – 19).

It’s raining outside, but I can’t go to play; especially today. As I stare from my window, I hear the sounds of joy and laughter, chapter by chapter, as I recall the days when we ran through the valley holding our kites with our smiles brighter than the Paris lights. And then it came, a cold odorless breeze, an uninvited guest, a bird of prey with no nest, and with pain it made it’s name among men, among them who challenged its aim and sought the end of its reign.…

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The Silence of Safety

In the face of a monster, you are powerless and so must be silent. Your muscles are not strong enough to be violent, so you must hide in the dark behind closed doors and wait for the exit of this ‘monster without cause’.As the world trembles at her toes, because we are running out of heroes, we remain silent as our only hope is to stay away from the light, under lock and key, whether day or night, this is how we fight.Until the rains come to wash away this…

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Afronation 2019 Concert in Accra will Give Fans what Livespot Festival Couldn’t……. 100% Excitement and Value for Money!…. From the Editor’s Desk

The recently held Livespot Festival in Accra which featured international artiste ‘Cardi B’ among a host of other acts, emanated a lot of excitement from the public as great names in both Nigerian and Ghanaian music were attached to the concert. The event had popular names like Patorankin, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, and others on the venue grounds, but to the disappointment of their fans, none of them graced the stage. This is what the ‘Afronation’ concert in Accra will correct with a 4 days concert from the 27th to the…

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Why Celebrate Ghanaian Rap Icon ‘Sarkodie’ and Rapperholic Concert? (Part 1) By Jerry Wonder (Editor – Shine Publications).

In these times, one cannot help but notice the focus on wealth acquisition in the lyrics of many popular musicians and even religious campaigns. Ghana, a country that believes strongly in the Christian faith which preaches the essence of brotherly love and spiritual comfort over material gains, may have swayed from her original principles and the youth especially, are falling prey to the new status quo. However, one person stands tall in the face of  ‘artificial wealth’ and societal hypocrisy, and his name? …. Sarkodie. The story of Sarkodie is…

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