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My visit to Ghana was a life-changing experience – Chance The Rapper

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American rapper, songwriter, and record producer, Chance The Rapper has said that his visit to Ghana was a ”life-changing experience”.

The 3 time Grammy-winning musician made this known during his recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  ”It was a very spur-of-the-moment thing
one of my best friend amazing artist Vic Mensa who we came up together in music and other stuff, he’s Ghanaian and spent all his winters there and always visit his family. this winter i said may i come with you and he said yeah and I will forever love him for that” he said.

On January 5th, news of Chance’s arrival in Ghana had social media talking and in a week, the rapper experienced more than he hoped for.

After the Chicago-based rapper was picked from the Kotoka International Airport by fellow rapper Vic Mensa, he excitedly shared his arrival with his followers on Instagram.

The following days, Chance and his friends made a trip to the Adom Waterfall situated in Obosomase and located close to the source of the Tsenku waterfalls to enjoy Ghana’s lush scenery. He also made a stop at the Jubilee House, Freedom Skatepark, Gallery 57 inside Kempinski Goldcoast Hotel, the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Front/Back, Republic Bar, and the Labadi Beach which he documented in a video.

Chance who was christened with the Ghanaian name “Nana Kofi Boa-Ampensom” also went on a family history search.  According to a post on Instagram, a church where he worshipped was built by his family years ago.

He revealed that the leader of the church, whom he described as Bishop Nkansah, was an acquaintance of his great grandmother. Chance The Rapper revealed that his family has also built a school in Jamestown.

In another post, he wrote, “my great grandfather was a Pan Africanist and a captain under Marcus Garvey.”

Meeting and working with Ghanaian creatives in the music industry was another initiative Chance undertook during his week-long visit to the nation.

From working with Darko Vibes, King Promise, Black Sherrif, Manifest, and Sarkodie, Chance lent his voice and talent to songs Ghanaian music lovers can’t wait to hear when released.

Evidently, Chance The Rapper had an amazing time in Ghana as he’s been proudly advocating for more Diasporans to visit and experience the motherland too.

 

 

 

 

 

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‘Go back and compensate your ex-wife’ – Don Little advises Lil Win

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Ghanaian actor and socialite, Don Little, has made a passionate appeal to his colleague Kwadwo Nkansah also known as Lilwin to go make peace with his ex-wife. (more…)

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Husband of late ‘Ekwueme’ singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu charged with homicide

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has taken legal actions against the husband of late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu. (more…)

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WATCH: Darkua talks her start in music, Journey, creative process and more.

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From being the opening act at EL’s BAR VI concert to bagging a nomination at the 2022 3 Music Awards, Afrobeats/afro soul singer Darkua stopped by Ameyaw TV to talk about her musical journey. (more…)

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Rappers shy away from collabs because of unnecessary comparisons- Eno Barony

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Award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Eno Barony has blamed the lack of rapper-to-rapper collaborations on unnecessary comparisons.

The rapper, who has constantly shown her rapping prowess in a field dominated by men stated in a recent interview that rappers shy away from collaborations with other rappers.

“I’ve not really featured a lot of rappers because a lot of rappers kind of shy away from featuring their co rappers especially me being a girl,” she stated.

According to Eno, singers are able to collaborate freely without any chance of music listeners trying to pick who sang the best, however, same cannot be said for rappers.

“Most at times there is a comparison when it comes to rap but two singers can easily feature themselves on a song without being compared.

“Nobody cares they just jam to it but then when two rappers are on a project people tend to just compare the lyrics and stuff,” she explained.

She continued; “So it’s like you guys putting your lives down you may be slaughtered at any time but this one is a collaboration, not a battle,” Eno Barony told the host.

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Sandra Ababio caused our split, happy he didn’t marry her- Lilwin’s ex-wife

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Ex-wife of Kumawood actor Nkansah Lilwin, Patricia Afriyie has revealed she has no issues with the actor’s new wife, however, her woes are geared towards Sandra Ababio.

In an interview with Oheneba Media, Ms Patricia has stated that she has absolutely no problems with Lilwin’s new wife and she’s happy that the actor chose her to marry and not Sandra Ababio.

Sandra Ababio is also a Kumawood actress who was rumoured to have had an amorous relationship with the actor. Even though the two have denied their relationship on various occasions, Lilwin’s ex-wife, Patricia has confirmed that indeed there was something going on between Sandra and Lilwin.

Ms Patricia Afriyie alleges that, Sandra Ababio was the cause of their split and has dared the actress to deny the news.

“Lilwin started disrespecting me as soon as Sandra came into the picture. Lilwin told me I wasn’t Sandra’s class. I was shocked she wasn’t the one Lilwin ended up marrying,” she said in the interview.

“I saw her nude photos on Lil Win’s phone, that was when I believed what I was told that she was dating him,” she added.

Ms Patricia Afriyie has become the subject of the media following her ex-husband’s remarriage.

Over the weekend, Lilwin announced to the world that he had gotten married again to one Maame Serwah who is reportedly based in the Unites States.

Photos of the wedding went viral on social media and has since become a big topic with so many controversies surrounding Patricia’s marriage to the actor.

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I met Lilwin at 14, had our first child at age 15- Ex-wife reveals

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Ex-wife of Kumawood actor Nkansah Lilwin, Patricia Afriyie is revealing some details of she and the actors relationship before it ended.

Ms Patricia Afriyie has become the subject of the media following her ex-husband’s remarriage.

Over the weekend, Lilwin announced to the world that he had gotten married again to one Maame Serwah who is reportedly based in the Unites States.

Photos of the wedding went viral on social media and has since become a big topic with so many controversies surrounding Patricia’s marriage to the actor.

Detailing how she met Lilwin, Ms Patricia revealed that she met the actor when she was only 14 years old.

“I was 14 years when Lil Win and I started being intimate. He met me when I was 14 and we started dating. I was a class 6 student. I was in school till JHS 3 when I became pregnant. I was pregnant with my first child at that time,” she said.

She continued;

“Prior to that I got pregnant at age 14 and had a miscarriage. I gave birth to our firstborn at the age of 15. Then seven months later I got pregnant with the second born”.

Ms Patricia also revealed she met the actor at a time where he was struggling to make it as an actor.

“We’ve been through a lot of hurdles since I met him. There were times we had to soak and drink gari before going to bed. People even tried to advise me against him. They tried to stop me from dating him but I had hope that things will get better. I met him when he was an upcoming actor and a shoe seller,” she said in the interview.

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