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Getting the Exposure: Highlife Music

Getting the Exposure: Highlife

Finally, international mainstream media powerhouses are beginning to pay attention to the hardcore sounds African music, in particular Ghana’s highlife. Chosen for the showcase by CNN reporter are two of Ghana’s most original and authentic musicians, M3nsa and Wanlov da Kubolor, who otherwise go by their duo name, the FOKN Bois.

In a video report by CNN’s Paula Newton that came along with the key words “Ghana’s “highlife” music style is now popular all over the world, the reporter asks the artists about their style of music, in which they assert their allegiance to authentic style and the purpose of it. Ghanaian music producer Panji Anoff also got given a chance to express the ever present aspect of African music in all types of music.

Watch the video below;

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