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WATCH: All you need to know about Kofi Kingston’s visit to Ghana

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WWE SUperstar, Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah whom we all know as Kofi Kingston is visiting Ghana, the place of his birth for the first time in 26 years.
and He’s not just here for a visit, his 4-day promotional trip is being filmed for a future WWE Network documentary.

Kofi arrived in Accra on Thursday May 30th to a warm welcome from fans and members of the government’s 2019 Year of Return Steering Committee. His first task on arrival was a press meet and greet at multichoice Ghana. his visit was put together by his family and Dstv supersport so it was only right that the press conference was held at their premises.

At the press meet and greet, Kofi highlighted the importance of finally achieving the dream he had envisaged since his WWE debut in 2008.

“i feel that if I had won the title back then, it would not have been meaningful as it is now. everything happens for a reason and a lot of stars had to align for that. i had to wait 11 years to become WWE champion, Kofi told the press.

On Friday, May 31st, a very packed day for the champ, he first paid a courtesy call on the President of Ghana H.E Nana Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House to present his world title belt to the presidency. According to him, he considers this “Year of Return” as a unique opportunity for him to make a historic visit to Ghana at the height of his wrestling career.

During the day, Kofi in partnership with UNICEF Ghana, spent sometime with kids from Taifa Community School to reemphasize the importance of education while hopefully inspiring them to follow their dreams.
Later in the evening, Kofi was invited to join the Black Stars for their Farewell Dinner at the Kempinski hotel as they prepare to depart from the country for Dubai to fine-tune their preparations for the 2019 AFCON.
On Sunday, June 3rd, Kofi had the honor to visit asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II. He was warmly welcomed with a cultural display. He also presented his title to the Asantehene.

Kofi later on proceeded to Ejisu, his father’s home town where he visited his grandparents house. Kofi later met the Chief of the Ejisu Traditional Area, Nana Afrane Okese IV and he described the experience as “a powerful day of connecting with his heritage!”.

 

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WATCH: Young Ghanaian Deported From Canada Says He Is Having Suicidal Thoughts

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A young Ghanaian man narrated a sad incident that happened in his life last year, when he was deported from Canada, just right after he arrived at the airport.

In a video cited on the RIDE AND CHAT YouTube channel, he shared how he had managed to save up to 60,000 Ghana Cedi before the idea of travelling and working outside the country started. He spoke to a group of people he believed were into travel documentation. The trip was organized and then he left Ghana, but things went sour for him upon arrival at the Canada airport, he called the person who was supposed to come to pick him up. To his surprise, the person didn’t pick up his calls.

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He continued by saying, he became stranded and didn’t know what to do since that was his first time travelling out of Ghana. While he was at the airport looking stranded, the security team worked with him and interrogated him. The security team even proceeded to help him reach the person who was supposed to pick him up, but he didn’t pick up.

The only option was for him to be deported, but ever since he arrived in Ghana, things haven’t been easy for him. It took prayers and the timely intervention of his pastor that saved him from committing suicide after he had mixed batteries to drink.

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Headie One Releases “Bigger Than Life” Featuring Dutch Rapper Frenna

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Today, UK drill pioneer Headie One releases brand new track, “Bigger Than Life,” along with an official music video. Take a listen to the track at all DSPs HERE.

Featuring the Dutch multi-platinum artist Frenna and production from Spanker, “Bigger Than Life” is the third track to be taken from Headie’s forthcoming European tape, following 22 Carats” with French rapper Gazo and Cloud” featuring German rapper Luciano.

Frenna comments on the collaboration “I always respected Headie and think he’s a great artist, we linked and it just clicked in the studio. We made a lot of shit happen and eventually ‘Bigger Than Life’ was born.”

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Frenna made his breakthrough in 2014 as part of the rap formation SFB (Strictly Family Business) and has had numerous #1 in the Netherlands including ‘Francis’ and ’’t Album Onderweg Naar ‘Het Album’’. His fifth solo album ‘Highest’ featuring breakthrough hit ‘Come Thru’ had a host of international artists on including Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade, British rapper Young Adz (D-Block Europe) and King Promise.

Headie’s as yet untitled new tape will be released over the summer and features rappers from a number of different European countries including France, Germany and the Netherlands. Each have their own unique story behind them and proves the King Of Drill’s ever increasing influence outside of his native UK.

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Music Video: Frank Naro featuring Goya Menor – I Like It

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Actor-turned-musician, Frank Naro’s latest single, “I Like It” sees him experimenting with the trending ‘Amapiano’ music phenomenon. (more…)

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Dr Cryme out with video for latest single, ‘Boafo’

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Hiplife artist, Dr Cryme  has released the music video for his latest single, ‘Boafo’. (more…)

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Mista Myles retells his midnight adventure on new single ‘Toxic Love’

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Mista Myles is in with his first release of the year today, ‘Toxic Love’ – a song about what would easily pass as an intense night in the Sin City, Vegas. Stream or download ‘Toxic Love’ across all major digital platforms here: https://ffm.to/6vr4ra9 (more…)

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WATCH: Dorolando drops visuals for ‘Desperado’

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Budding afro-fusion musician Dorolando has released the official video for his first single dubbed ‘Desperado’ off his upcoming ‘Oasis’ EP. (more…)

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