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

May 28, 2015 by

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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

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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. 3: Jean Feier Interview [Video]

May 7, 2015 by

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Jean Feier is a Ghanaian artist who  spent a good portion of her childhood in Europe; a German national who also lived in England and Ghana.  All three countries have left their mark on her personality and artistry and she speaks many different languages!   She draws influence from the music of her many cultures – […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 2: Klu Interview with Da-What [Video]

April 27, 2015 by

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Klu is one of the most prolific artists I’ve ever met.  As he began his career, he set the ambitious goal to release 12 mixtapes in only 4 years.  Yes, you read that correctly, in order to “find himself” as an artist, he put out TWELVE free full projects for the masses; honing his skills and experimenting […]

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

April 17, 2015 by

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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 […]