Articles tagged ghana

Various Artists: Highlife Time Vol. 2

Essential West African music that spanned generations and influenced many. Look for it in your record store’s smallest or most invisible sections.

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15 Jun 2011 // 7:40 AM

Rob: Funky Rob Way

Where is Amponsah Rockson now?

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23 May 2010 // 10:40 AM

Sweet Talks: The Kusum Beat

Everything on The Kusum Beat is superb: sparking, tight, playful, fresh.

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Various Artists: Ghana Special

Following the success of the Ethiopiques compilations, here's another stellar collection of popular African music recordings from the '60s and '70s. Highly recommended.

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Various Artists: Marvellous Boy: Calypso From West Africa

The tracks are stubbornly various, each song unexpected.

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30 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Seprewa Kasa: Seprewa Kasa

This album is all soothe and salve, looking back to the heyday of highlife.

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7 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Various: Black Stars

Black Stars is an adeptly compiled hiplife snapshot, giving us a sampling of recent arrivals like Tic Tac, as well as godfather figures such as Reggie Rockstone.

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21 Sep 2007 // 4:41 AM

Nigerian film DVDs fly off the shelves in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—They’ve never walked along the dusty roads of Lagos, Nigeria, or set foot in an extravagant mansion in Ghana. But fans

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2 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

Shes Gone by Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes' first novel, She's Gone, is an awkward love story.

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	The Mountian Goats: Ghana

John Darnielle writes lots of songs. However, unlike, say, Bob Pollard, who also writes lots of songs (half of which are brilliant and half of

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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