MzVee – DaaVee (2017) album review GHANA

MzVee – DaaVee (2017) album review GHANA

My first taste of the DaaVee album is the title track Daavi which featured on the Moto Moto Podcast episode 12. It is a song about self-belief and perseverance which boasts a well-layered mid tempo groove with a pentatonic bassline. MzVee’s voice is impressive in how it is used, she holds her keys quite well. We Run Dem is probably the run away hit of the bunch with a dancehall beat that will be a dancefloor filler. The feature by Article Wan is top notch. Many times I come across misplaced or luke…continue reading →
The Composers Association of South Africa (CASA) is closing down

The Composers Association of South Africa (CASA) is closing down

After a phenomenal 14 year journey, the Composers Association of South Africa (CASA) is calling it a day. As highlighted by the public statement below, CASA has had some challenges in maintaining sustainability over the long term and it has come to a point where they had to make a decision. END OF AN ERA:This is to inform you that CASA will be closing down.CASA has held an important position in our music industry for many years, representing the interests of music composers and providing information and assistance since 2004. This account will…continue reading →
Breaking: 20 Year Old Ghana Musician, Ebony, Has Died

Breaking: 20 Year Old Ghana Musician, Ebony, Has Died

2018 has unfortunately seen another dark day for African music. Yet to be confirmed reports coming out of Ghana are that star singer, Ebony Reigns, who is known for hits such as Sponsor, Poison and Maam3 Hw3 , has died. It is said that Ebony was involved in a terrible car accident and died in a local Ghanaian hospital. She was just a week away from celebrating her 21st birthday. Ebony had recently rose to prominence over the last couple of years with her catchy music and free expression which gained her a…continue reading →
Just in: Tanzanian producers B’Hitz sign management agreement with Panamusiq

Just in: Tanzanian producers B’Hitz sign management agreement with Panamusiq

Production powerhouse B'Hitz from Tanzania have just signed amanagement agreement with Panamusiq. They duo is well known for producing for some notable names in the African music industry including AY, Psquare, Mwana FA, FidQ, Avril, Vanessa Mdee and Lady JayDee. As a label, after nurturing a multitude of artists, B’Hits has decided to focus on one music group, District 9ine whose sound reflects the full spectrum of urban music. For the music production segment, B’Hitz has built its name around the unique and crispy sound that comes out of its studio thanks to…continue reading →