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#DaHipLife Ep. 9 – Adina [Editorial]

July 21, 2015 by


For episode 9, Da-What is featuring the first singer in the #DaHipLife series. Adina’s big breakthrough came when she won the 3rd season of a popular show in Ghana called “Stars of the Future”.  Her road since has not been completely smooth but she has emerged in 2015 with a new degree and surrounded by a […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 6: Lvin Red Interview [Video]

June 4, 2015 by


Lvin Red, formerly known as Redmic, is a part of the APVille collective and as close to an emcee in the traditional sense as you can get.  As his debut mixtape demonstrates, he is Thirsty For Success and is not afraid to put in the work.  A protégé of the talented producer NeL Magnum, Lvin […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 5: M.anifest Interview [Video]

May 28, 2015 by


By  any metric, Mr. M. – M.anifest – is one of the best rappers in Ghana.   He is the grandson of one of Ghana’s most esteemed musicians and musicologists, Prof. J.H. Nketia, and plenty has rubbed off on this talented emcee.  His work ethic and hustle match his natural born aptitude, helping round out a complete musician […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 4: Gemini Interview [Video]

May 21, 2015 by


At this point, the English language has so many words for “good” that it is hard to keep up.  Gemini has chosen “dopest” to describe his skill-set.  The Ghanaian tongue-twister is officially signed to 2131 Records while managed and promoted by VRMG and BBNZ, essentially a trifecta of Ghana’a biggest musical infrastructure.  With so many endorsements (previous stints with big […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 1: Edem Interview with Da-What [Video]

April 17, 2015 by


Da Hip Life is the newest series from Da-What shining a spotlight on the Ghanaian scene past and present.  Episode 1 kicks off with Edem, one of the biggest artists out there. I knew of Edem well before I realized just who he was.  My initial introduction was the song “Koene” that receives major spins on the […]

#DaFiveFingerDiscount: JR&PH7 & Chuuwee – The South Sac Mack [Editorial]

April 10, 2015 by


German production duo JR&PH7 have been absolutely killing things lately, showing off a diverse range of beats that compliment a number of emcees’ styles.  They recently developed some amazing chemistry with Sacramento spitter Chuuwee which lead to the 17 track The South Sac Mack as well as an EP and who knows what is in the […]

#DaFiveFingerDiscount: Moteleola – Oasis Black [Editorial]

March 24, 2015 by


Moteleola is one of my favorite up and coming producers out there! The soulful producer from the UK has been sending me very high quality music for a while so I was very excited when he finally hit me up with a debut album of his own – Oasis Black. It features some of his […]


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