Tag Archives: Ghana

K’Naan Wavin Flag For Libya

The song ‘Wavin Flag’ by rapper K’naan, a Somalian Canadian has become the worldwide freedom anthem of the youth generation. When asked in an interview with Charlie Gillis for MacLean’s magazine, what it was about the song that held such universal appeal, the rapper replied, “No one knows the answer to that. If we did, […]

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Ghana Born UK Based Qwesi Returns Home

18/03/2011 by Nana Yaw Wiredu Ghana born UK based artist Eric Kwesi Sika, musically known as QWESI will be making a memorable U-turn to his mother land Ghana, after so many years of doing music in the United Kingdom. QWESI’s coming to Ghana is part of plans for a great exposure party. He will also […]

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Africa Entertainment Awards Set To Rock The Place

The 2nd Annual African Entertainment Awards (AEA) Malaysia 2011 is set to be bigger and better, as it is gaining well deserved recognition from the international front. This can be shown by the increased number of international participants and huge media interest in this year’s event. AEA Malaysia was conceptualized last year (2010) by Orange […]

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ONE8 Album Out In March

Eight African musical superstars have joined forces, on a mission to share their continent’s music with a global audience. They have formed a pan-African supergroup, called ONE8, which has been tipped as one to watch this year by U.S.-based Billboard magazine — the music industry’s bible on what’s hot and what’s not. The group is […]

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ONE8, Billboard’s Choice for 2011 Best Bets

The first all-African and ground-breaking super group, airtel One8, has received an influential endorsement from the music industry’s authoritative publication – Billboard International – as a talented act that is poised for international success. The international publication which is renowned worldwide as the music industry’s premier news source, delivering insight and analysis on the industry, […]

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Nas and Damian Marley Patience Video

On the Distance Relatives album, Nas and Damian Marley teamed up with “the blind couple of Mali”, Amadou and Mariam to produce a remix of a song by the latter, entitled “Sabali”. The final product was a translation into English, of the word sabali, “Patience”. The two acts (Nas and Damian, and Amadou and Mariam) […]

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Kwesi Boakye Makes Hollywood’s Most Talented Youth List, Again

11 year old Ghanaian actor, Kwesi Boakye was listed on Rych McCain’s 6th Annual (2010) List of Hollywood’s Most Talented Youth, for the second time running. Boakye is a regular cast member playing Jamie Thoreau on the TNT-TV Network show “Men Of A Certain Age.” He is also the voice of Darwin on “The Amazing […]

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DiaspoRAW Heroes and Heroines of 2010!

The year 2010 came and it has now gone, but we cannot not just let it go without reflecting. There were a lot of flag bearers but a few shined. We deliberated on those who did as such and our panel has decided. Here is a list of the individuals who did not only make […]

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Miss Africa USA Going Strong

Fatoumata “Fifi” Soumah is the reigning Miss Africa USA. 21 year old Fifi Soumah is a full time student at Montgomery College, majoring in Communications. She is originally from the Republic of Guinea Conakry in West Africa. Fifi has been using her title as Miss Africa USA 2010 to raise awareness and educate others about […]

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Konvict’s Sarkodie Waving The Flag for Ghana

Ghana’s fastest rapper, Sarkodie is making his mark on the music scene. The M.C. who chooses to rhyme in his mother tongue while dropping a few words and phrases in English scored big when he signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik record label earlier this year. Senegal born Akon is one of the biggest African Diaspora […]

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G.U.B.A Award winners 2010

The Ghana U.K. Based Achievement awards were held in glamour at the immaculate Porchester hall over a week ago. We have already featured the photos from the event in our gallery and would like to share the list of the winners with you.These include businessmen and women, musicians and other luminaries. The event was well […]

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ONE8, Preparing To Take Over

The wheels are well in motion for Africa’s newly formed super-group, ONE8. The group’s members jetted into Chicago over a week ago and have already started putting a song together. The group, which comprises of 8 acts from 8 different African countries will be recording in the home town of the U.S. president with a […]

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