THE TALK PARTY SERIES: Sharing Creative Knowledge

TALK PARTY FIYAH

TALK PARTY FIYAH

We had a blast at March’s Talk Party Series. We enjoy great discussions and killer jams – hence the name. It’s always nice to get together with other creative folk to plan new projects and share helpful information.

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Old School Soul: DJ JULS Mixes Magic

by Sionne Neely | photos courtesy of DJ Juls

DJ JULS At Work

DJ JULS At Work

DJ JULS has been on the grind in 2013. It’s only April and the UK-based Ghanaian producer has dropped three mixtapes so far – the V-Day lovers joint, The Cupid Shot Mix [Feb. 14th], the dancehall fever anthems on Di Bubble Mix [March 11th] and the redhot follow-up to last summer’s Afrobeat fix, DJ Jul’s AfroBeat Mix Volume 2 [released this Monday, April 8th]. Over the last several years, Juls has worked with all the Ghana greats from FOKN BOIS [Wanlov the Kubolor x M3NSA] to E.L., Yaa Pono, Sarkodie, Efya, M.anifest and more.

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Strolling Goats in Accra: NIMA pt. 2

Here’s a second set of photos from our Nima street shoot. Double-click on photos to enlarge. Dig in, Friends.

AFUA ASONA Snaps

AFUA ASONA Snaps!

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TAWIAH: “Faces” [Official Video Promo]

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Finally!! Our lovely London lady – TAWIAH – is dropping the second single – “Faces” – off the much anticipated digital album release, FREEdom Drop, out on April 30th.

Check out the official video [directed by Mantse Aryeequaye] + download the song for free this Friday, April 12th on Tawiah’s website. The track is released this week in support of  International Day for Street Children: Louder Together 12th April and Street Child Africa.

Watch the promo here:

Strolling Goats in Accra: Nima [IN FOTOS]

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Jase Tay

JASE TAY in Light Off.

If you know anything about Accra, you know that goats run this town. They’re everywhere – roaming, playing, bucking, being. Since goats are hearty and healthy animals that rarely get sick, goat meat is a choice dish throughout Ghana. And their human tendencies are astonishing. Goats are as bold and daring as their human neighbors with a die-hard attitude able to withstand harsh conditions.

Strolling Goats in Accra reflects life in the African city.

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LOVE APRIL: Spring 2013 Pre-Collection

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OVERSIZED TRIBALISM by Love April

OVERSIZED TRIBALISM by Love April

We are too geeked about Ghanaian indie label, Love April’s new Spring 2013 pre-collection, Oversized Tribalism. Especially after seeing what designer, Nina Barkers-Woode, showed on the Ghana Fashion + Design Week runway last fall.

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