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Konadu Rawlings confirms her presidential ambitions while dancing at ‘Famous 5’

Former First Lady, Konadu Agyemang Rawlings declared her intension to run for the office of President of Ghana at the ‘Famous 5’ concert held at the Accra International Conference Centre last Friday. When host of the event, Kwami Sefa Kai asked the former first lady if she would indeed run for president, she was a […]

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konadu rawlingsFormer First Lady, Konadu Agyemang Rawlings declared her intension to run for the office of President of Ghana at the ‘Famous 5’ concert held at the Accra International Conference Centre last Friday. When host of the event, Kwami Sefa Kai asked the former first lady if she would indeed run for president, she was a little hesitant to answer but the crowed in chorus answered ‘Yes’! Mrs Rawlings later answered, ‘You heard them!’ each time the host asked the question. But when Kwami pushed a little further, the former First Lady confirmed that she would run ‘absolutely’. Kwami then remarked that Prof Evans Attah Mills was in trouble and moved on with the show.

The night was however not one for politics but serious good music. It started with the mellow vibes from highlife crooner, Kwabena Kwabena and rose up with the tempo of hiplife trio, 5five.  Gospel band, No Tribe took the crowd to church in a different and unique style when they gave a contemporary twist to their stage craft. No matter how they did, it was clear that they were worshiping and praising God with their all, and what better time to do that than on Good Friday?

The legendary Amakye Dede and Kojo Antwi then took turns to show the crowd what legends are made of. For the first time in the history of Ghanaian music, the two icons were put on the same bill to each perform for over an hour. With their repertoire spanning over two decades each, patrons were spoilt for choice as hit after hit, the crowd asked for more.

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Other highlights on the night included Kojo Antwi performing a yet to be released song with his vocal sidekick, Nana Yaa. Though the song was unknown to the crowd, the performance from the two pulled a thunderous applause in the auditorium. Amakye Dede also had some highlights of his own when intermittently he spoke English to his fans to prove that he can indeed speak the language. To prove that he can sing in English, he also called on stage Peace FM presenter, Fiifi Banson, who has over the years made fun of Amakye Dede on air that the singer has only one English song i.e. ‘Iron Boy’.  A hesitant Fiifi Banson went on stage and confessed to his mockery of Amakye Dede. Fiifi added that he was now aware that the highlife icon has another English song, ‘Broken Promise’, and sang the chorus to that song before walking off the stage. Amakye Dede later did an acapella of ‘Iron Boy’ and dedicated it to Fiifi.

15 names including Amakyi Dede, Kojo Antwi, Ohemaa Mercy, No-Tribe, DL(Daddy Lumba), R2Bees, 5Five, Ruff & Smooth, Wutah, Samini, Kofi B, Sarkodie, Castro, Cecelia Marfo and Kwabena Kwabena were put out by organizers  earlier in the year asking the general public to vote for the five topmost performers they would love to see on one stage.  The 15 were selected by a college of professionals in the music industry namely: Nana Benyin Dadson( Graphic Showbiz Editor), Carlos Sekyi (Musician and Copyright advocate), Diana Hopeson( MUSIGA President), Appiah Dankwa aka Appietus (Music Producer), Fred Darko (Event Producer), Kwasi Aboagye (Peace FM), Whitney Boakyi Mensah (Event Planner and Journalist) and Fiifi Banson (Peace FM)  based on their presence, in terms of releases or public performances and how much impact they made on their audience within the past year irrespective of their music genre.
The “Famous 5”, organized by Events and More in collaboration with Peace FM, is an event aimed at raising the standards in stage performance in Ghana, will afford the various artistes a unique opportunity and platform to perform and interact with their fans.

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JAMBO Spaces and FTF Ghana launch Click4Change to empower Underprivileged Children in Labadi

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In a transformative initiative poised to make a lasting impact, On Saturday 2nd March, Jambo Spaces proudly launched Click4Change, a FREE digital skills training and public speaking program for underprivileged children in the vibrant Labadi community. In partnership with FTF Ghana, a dedicated NGO committed to nurturing the potential of young minds, Click4Change marks a significant step towards empowering the next generation with essential skills and confidence.


For the first cohort which will last a month,  Click4change is starting off with 20 children from La Wireless and La Nativity schools. Igniting a beacon of hope and opportunity in the lives of these bright-eyed eager learners, Click4Change is taking these children beneficiaries on a journey of discovery, delving into courses covering Microsoft Office tools, Google Work tools, and the art of public speaking. More than just technical skills, Click4Change aims to shape the thought process of these budding minds, equipping them with the digital fluency needed to thrive in the modern world.


The impact of Click4Change extends far beyond the classroom walls, as it fosters a sense of belonging, confidence, and self-belief among the children. Witnessing their newfound abilities to translate thoughts into digital creations fills the air with palpable excitement and joy, as dreams begin to take flight on the wings of possibility. But Click4Change is not a journey embarked upon alone. Significant to the partnership is FTF Ghana, who works closely with the schools to facilitate the selection of the children and is supporting the initiative with volunteer tutors. Not forgetting the unwavering support of other compassionate partners, this initiative has blossomed into a beacon of hope for the Labadi community. KFC, Twellium Industries, Nu Lambda Sigma, MyRunway Group, and Valerie Cares have joined hands with Jambo Spaces, providing meals, refreshments, stationery supplies, and transportation for the children, ensuring that no obstacle stands in the way of their pursuit of knowledge and empowerment.


“We envision a future where every child in the Labadi community has access to the transformative power of education and technology” Bernard Sokpe, Co-founder of Jambo Spaces said. He continued by saying “ Plans are underway to establish a dedicated Click4Change computer lab for the children to continue their learning journey long after the program concludes”. To ensure CLick4Change grows beyond this first edition, Jambo Spaces extends a heartfelt call to volunteers who want to support this initiative in any way by reaching out to info@jambospaces.com.

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Bullhaus Entertainment releases maiden album, “Horns Up”

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Music in the West African landscape has greatly felt a huge transformation in recent times. Ghanaian based label owned by Lawrence Asiamah Hanson popularly known as Bullgod, have released their much awaited album.

 

Their founder and CEO, Bullgod took to his social media pages to announce the release of the project with a trailer few days ago. In the post, he captioned the trailer with anticipation which led to much eagerness from his followers. In the early hours of Friday 1st March, the official artwork of the album was released to officially announce the release.

 

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This body of work turns out to be the maiden album of the record label. It is a twenty track album which features their signed artiste Vanilla and top musicians such as Tinny, Fameye, Medikal, Kwabena Kwabena, Captain Planet 4X4 and Kelvynboy. As a well curated collective, the “Horns Up” album consists of an array of diverse music genres for consumption. It is crafted for the good listening pleasure for all music lovers around the globe.

 

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Genius Selection, Ubeatz, David Bolton, Mr Herry, Gigzbeatz and Linkinbeats contributed to the production of this project.

 

Tap the link below to stream “Horns Up” on all digital streaming platforms.

https://found.ee/HornsUp_Bullhaus

Article By: Kobby Loam of Loam Entertainment

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Nollywood legend Mr Ibu Passes On

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News reaching Ameyaw Debrah Media is that Renowned Nollywood actor, John Okafor, well known in showbiz as Mr Ibu has passed on to glory (more…)

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GHANAIAN SENSATION ONYANSAPOW BOWAANOPOW RELEASES LATEST SINGLE “CONTENTMENT”

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Onyansapow Bowaanopow, is set to dazzle fans with his newest single titled “Contentment.” Known for his unique fusion of highlife, Afrobeat, and contemporary sounds, Onyansapow Bowaanopow continues to make waves with his captivating melodies and profound lyrics.

“Contentment” encapsulates the essence of joy and fulfillment in simplicity. Through its infectious rhythms and heartfelt vocals, the single resonates with listeners on a deeply personal level, reminding them of the beauty found in life’s simplest pleasures.

Reflecting on the inspiration behind the single, Onyansapow Bowaanopow shared, ” ‘Contentment’ is a reflection of my personal journey towards finding peace and happiness in the midst of life’s challenges. Through this song, I hope to inspire others to embrace contentment as a way of life and find joy in the little things.”

“Contentment” is now available on all major streaming platforms, inviting fans to embark on a musical journey of self-discovery and inner peace. Onyansapow Bowaanopow’s latest release is poised to capture the hearts of audiences worldwide and solidify his reputation as one of Ghana’s most promising talents.

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I missed a Hollywood opportunity because I’m not gay – Prince David Osei

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Ghanaian actor and movie director, Prince David Osei has detailed reasons behind his decision to steer clear of Hollywood opportunities.
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I declined deals from top artistes before signing to Olamide’s label – Fireboy DML

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Nigerian music sensation, Adedamola Adefolahan, professionally known as Fireboy DML has recently disclosed that he turned down a couple of offers from renowned artists before ultimately signing with Olamide’s label. (more…)

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