M.anifest & HHP team up for historic collaboration, Jigah


Two of Africa’s best and most consistent rappers team up for this banger, produced by Oakland, California Producer Wes Mapes. Ghanaian rapper M.anifest goes back to Jozi for this next single titled ‘Jigah’. South African rapper HHP joins him on this African combo juxtaposing both their unique styles in a multilingual back and forth reminiscent of the best days of ...

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Glo drops Edem as ambassador?


Ghanaian hip life musician, Ayigbe Edem, who is one of celebrities who were signed by Nigerian mobile telecommunication company, Globacom (Glo) as its ambassador has revealed to Razz Newspaper that he will renew his Glo contract on condition. A source once revealed that Mike Adenuga, the boss of Glo, was not happy with some Nollywood stars who were on his ...

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Staff who leaked Jay Z and Solange security footage fired

The incident took place after the musicians attended the Met Gala on 5 May

The hotel employee who leaked footage of Jay Z being attacked by his sister-in-law Solange Knowles has been fired. The video, which was first published by US celebrity website TMZ, showed Beyonce’s sister lashing out in a lift after the Met Gala on 5 May. A security guard intervened in the apparent altercation. There is no audio on the recording. The Standard ...

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Samini supports #BringBackOurGirls campaign with new song


Samini has joined celebrities around the world to voice their outrage over the abduction of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria last month. The musician has released a song song titled Bring Back Our Girls. Announcing the release of the song on online, he wrote: #bringbackourgirls ….as a father of 3 gorgeous girls all I can do is hope and pray that the ...

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Okyeame Kwame: My plan is to touch the world

Okyeame Kwame

His rise in the Ghanaian music industry has not been a surprise to keen observers, Okyeame Kwame showed signs of his creativity in the early days as a member of the duo Akyeame. In one of his songs, he rapped about being the favourite rapper’s favourite rapper. Few can begrudge Kwame Nsiah-Apau for making that statement because over the years ...

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Sarkodie nominated again for the BET awards


The 2014 BET Awards will be held on June 29thand the nominees have been revealed. Ghana’s Sarkodie has been nominated for Best International Act Africa, an award he shared with Nigeria’s Wizkid in 2012. He is competing with Davido (Nigeria), Diamond Platinumz (Tanzania), Mafikizolo (South Africa), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) and Toofan (Togo). Sarkodie recently won some of the top awards ...

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Ekow Alabi Savage marries Bob Marley’s daughter, Sharon Marley


Ghanaian musician Ekow Alabi Savage has officially tied the knot with Sharon Marley, Bob Marley’s daughter. The marriage ceremony came off at a private family location in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The Marley Family was represented by Dr. Erica Bennett, Ambassador for the Diasporan African Forum (DAF), who stood in for  Rita Marley, Sharon’s mother. She advised ...

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Stratcomm Africa celebrates 20 years of enterprise


Strategic Communications Africa Limited, (Stratcomm Africa) has organised a commemorative event as part of the celebration of its 20th anniversary with the theme “Our story, your story… a vision pursued”. The anniversary launch had in attendance clients and suppliers of Stratcomm Africa, business executives, members of the diplomatic corps, traditional authorities, members from academia, Ministers of state, family and friends ...

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Solange attacked JZ ‘over Rihanna party invitation’


Solange attacked Jay-Z after he said he was going to Rihanna’s party WITHOUT Beyoncé. Beyoncé’s sister Solange lashed out at Jay-Z in an astonishing elevator attack after the music mogul said he was attending Rihanna’s Met Ball after-party without his wife, it has been reported. According to the New York Daily News, the blazing row was actually sparked by Jay-Z, ...

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The rise and rise of Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale is arguably the most controversial artiste Ghana has seen in recent years. He has managed to ride on controversy and good music to be one of the forces to reckon with in the Ghanaian music industry. Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, he made his debut with Moko Hoo about a decade ago with Tinny. He had other hits ...

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