With support from industry heavyweights and TV appearances, Basiil has already gained a significant following. His talent, dedication, and promising future in the Nigerian music scene and beyond make him a rising star to watch.
Beaticide's interest in music production began during his high school years when he discovered FL Studio, a complex music production application. Inspired by a friend, he delved into tutorials and began honing his skills. This marked the beginning of his journey into the world of music production.
Ghanaian-American pop star Amaarae has taken to social media to announce the release of her forth-coming album Fountain Baby. She unveiled the tracklist and release date of the project.
Tieme Music is a Ghanaian startup with a comprehensive ecosystem comprising a digital streaming service, distribution services and label services. The Orchard is a full-service music distribution company operating in more than 45 cities worldwide.
FiiFi BiSSUE emphasizes that shared activities, whether it's watching movies, cooking, swimming or simply dancing together, have the ability to strengthen and perpetuate lasting connections. The infectious beat of the song will undoubtedly resonate with young, energetic dancers and dance enthusiasts, creating an atmosphere of joy.
Ping Me For Location seamlessly blends multiple melodies with Jameella's mesmerizing and fluid vocals, resulting in a distinct record that surprises listeners with its danceability. The song beautifully encapsulates Jameella's artistic essence as a free-spirited yet determined artiste.
Hearing new voices in the music industry is exciting and refreshing, however, according to music consultant Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh, it is hard for aspiring artistes to survive in Ghana. Speaking on 3Music TV’s Culture Daily, he explained that music is costly and that the industry is underinvested, therefore most musicians end up doing everything.
His collaboration with his son on the song AWEREKYEKYERE ignited the craving of many for more songs, but fans would no longer witness the father and son perform together.
Guinness World Records (GWR), said it has yet to recognize the efforts of 27-year-old Nigerian chef, Hilda Baci, in breaking the existing 87 hours and 45 minutes cooking marathon set in 2019 by Indian Chef Lata Tondon.
After taking a break to address his mental health and physical well-being, Afrobeats sensation KiDi, returned with further unintended controversy after releasing his song I LIED, causing fans to question his health due to the song's lyrics.
They say when life hands you a lemon, you make lemonade and Ghanaian rapper Medikal is living up to this adage. Born Samuel Frimpong and popularly known as Medikal, he was detained and incarcerated for five days for having a Ruger 9mm Pistol and posting a video of it on Snapchat in 2021.
Nigerian singer-songwriter, Ink Boy, who made an appearance on Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie’s hit song ONE MILLION CEDIS, has recently disclosed that there is no formal agreement regarding his contribution to the track.
Life has a way of bringing out the best in people, and Afro Dancehall musician, Fantana, who is also an actress has experienced her fair share of this. She opened up about her teenage years on 3Music TV's Culture Daily, describing herself as a truant in school. Fantana claims that her wild lifestyle put her in jail in the United States.
Nigerian entertainment lawyer, Foza Doza, speaks on Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law, current music trends and the need for the establishment of systems to propel the growth of African music both locally and globally.
On May 6th 2023, the United Kingdom witnessed a once-in-a-generation celebration as King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla were crowned as the kingdom's new monarchs. As part of the celebrations, some artistes were scheduled to perform at the coronation concert, including one of Africa's finest Afrobeat Superstars, Tiwa Savage.
Worlasi also admitted that his previous body of work was mediocre and he needed to push himself to create something truly awesome. It was at this point that he revealed how rapper E.L’s BAR VI influenced THE.RAP.Y
Gospel Talent Manager, Nii Noi, has defended the Gospel fraternity against accusations that it has attempted to sway the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) board and academy. His defence follows claims by media personality George Quaye who stated that some gospel musicians are allegedly doing everything they can to influence the VGMA.
The video portrays the couple having fun together until the untimely death of the female lead, which leaves the male lead in a state of sadness and loneliness. The song's lyrics and the video's imagery create a moving portrayal of grief, showcasing Paapa Versa's lyrical and visual storytelling skills.
To celebrate the upcoming release of her new album, Amaarae has unveiled her new track "Co-Star," along with a captivating music video that pays homage to the 90s supermodel era.
Mr. Logic, manager of the late Dancehall artiste Vybrant Fire, has opened up about the intense mental struggles the musician and the team endured before the musician's tragic passing. The manager claimed that when it was revealed that Vybrant Fire would face his untimely death, both the musician and his management team were filled with anxiety.
Dr. Carol Mathias O'Chez, a Psychologist, has spurred discussions on the mental health of entertainers. She states that while society has created enough awareness about mental health, the conversation has not progressed to include entertainers’ psychological stressors as they experience unusual types of mental turmoil.
Big Slim, CEO and founder of Silver Fox and Tunnel Lounge, has stirred discussions about government assistance for the hospitality industry. Nightlife, for years, has contributed in boosting Ghana's economy as it keeps generating revenue and creating jobs for thousands of citizens.
As a pioneer and an advocate for the promotion of Ghanaian and African music and the use of indigenous sounds in artistic creation, Juls has proven himself to be a true son of the land and a force to reckon with, having applied himself in such respect while working with some of the celebrated names in the history of contemporary African music.
JBee possesses exceptional abilities that deserves to be heard by the rest of the world. Taking advantage of the tools and relationships he has with musicians such as Guilty Beatz, he began learning how to write and record his own songs. Years later, in 2021, he would release his breakthrough hit 4AM
The Ghanaian singer who is one of the faces of the new collection had starred in the Mugler H&M music video together with Shygirl and Eartheater. They were dressed in exclusive looks from the new collection.
Produced by Sosa, the song is an emotional and upbeat tune that tells the story of a love gone wrong, with Gyakie and Jbee sharing their doubts, insecurities and thoughts on the subject.
Ghanaian Hiplife Legend Obrafour has sued Canadian rapper Drake for copyright infringement for sampling Oye Ohene (Remix) in the track Calling My Name.
Before releasing his new song, E.L released a documentary titled Till The Wheels Fall Off. The Frodo Baggins rapper reveals the cause for his music break in the documentary and gives insights into his mental state throughout the absence.
Essilfie and her team are excited to announce the release of her first single of the year, Fake Love.
The rapper attributed his hiatus to a desire for greater control over his art, as he often found himself with many ideas but unable to execute them as he envisioned. He also expressed a need to break free from the repetitive nature of the industry and try new things, but felt limited by the structures around him at the time
Fuse ODG discussed his plans to launch an educaional app and also create a platform that will help Ghanaian artistes develop their craft over time in order to make it marketable to the world.
Jay-Z's sixth studio album, The Blueprint, goes triple platinum 20 years after double platinum certification.
E.L, recently announced a partnership with global distribution company ONErpm, giving fans hope for a new project in 2023.
Eagle Plug is set to host the Eagle Plug Summit on Friday, April 14 2023, in collaboration with 3Music TV.
Ghanaian streetwear brand FREE THE YOUTH has partnered with Awake NY to create a new T-shirt capsule that blends the unique styles of both brands.
Nigerian sensational Afro-fusion artiste, BNXN, formerly known as Buju has given a piece of advice on how Ghanaian musicians can break into the Nigerian market. In an exclusive interview with 3Music TV’s Culture Daily, the OUTSIDE hitmaker explained that artistes from Ghana should research the market and the kind of audience.
Stonebwoy's breathtaking live performance of the song Far Away from his most recent album is featured in Vevo's Official Live Performance series. The song was performed by the Ghanaian musician in a dark-grey room with a live band.
Rapper Sarkodie announced his album tour earlier this year, saying he would travel internationally to promote the new album and his appearance on Bob Marley's STIR IT UP remix.
Three of Ghana's artistes, Fameye, Kofi Mole and Quamina MP, have joined forces to create a remarkable new song.
Ghanaian superstar and pioneer of Afro-Dancehall, Stonebwoy, with an infectious mashup of Reggae, Dancehall and Fusions from Africa, unveiled the cover art and tracklist of 5TH DIMENSION, his aptly named fifth career album which is scheduled to hit stores on April 28th via Def Jam Recordings.
Five-time Grammy Award-winner Angelique Kidjo has made it to the list of musicians to receive the 2023 Polar Music Prize.
Megastar Rihanna is currently making headlines for all the right reasons, this time, she has given makeup lovers more reasons to adore her. Hella Thicc is a new mascara from the singer's Fenty Beauty makeup line.
Popular Ghanaian blogger, Eugene Osafo Nkansah, also known as Nkonkonsa, has given new bloggers some guidance.
Ghanaian alternative artiste, Juma Mufasa, is set to release his first single of 2023, Maame Water, which will be available on all major streaming platforms starting Thursday, 30th March.
After taking a break, Nigerian superstar Davido is back with more exciting news as he reveals his partnership with German multinational fashion brand PUMA.
Musician and business mogul, Desmond Kwesi Blackmore, better known by his stage name D-Black, has stated that entertainers must prioritize their branding. In an interview on 3Music TV’s Culture Daily, the VERA hitmaker explained that musicians must heavily invest in themselves and establish their brands as household names.
Swizz Beatz has gifted his wife, Alicia Keys, the new limited edition Mercedes-Maybach S-Class S680, designed by the late fashion designer and creative director Virgil Abloh.
Famous American filmmaker Spike Lee arrived in Ghana to take part in the Year of Return and Beyond the Return initiative of the Ghana Tourism Authority. This program aims to encourage the descendants of Africans to return to Africa and connect with their heritage.
H&M and Mugler celebrate their latest collaboration with an ad which features Ghana’s Amaarae.
As part of the media tour towards the release of his album Planning and Plotting, Rapper Medikal paid a visit to 3Music Studios where he opened up about a range of topics including artiste genre definitions and limitations.
After his absence from the music scene, Nigerian superstar Davido has made the announcement of his return and an incoming album slated for the 31st of March via his social media.
Multi award-winning Kenyan recording artiste Bien of famed Sauti Sol has teamed up with fast-rising Nigerian vocalist Ayra Starr for his latest solo offering, MY BABY.
According to the artistes, KWW represents a "new journey of worldwide excellence," and they are excited to embark on this new chapter in their careers.
Reggae-Dancehall musician Stonebwoy has voiced his thoughts regarding projects disregarded by new governments when they assume office. In an interview with Ebro on the New York radio station Hot 97, the multiple award-winning musician said he is unhappy with the attitude of incoming governments.
Popular female disc jockey, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, professionally known as DJ Cuppy has been open with her followers about her study journey at Oxford University. After months of balancing her work and academic obligations, DJ Cuppy has now earned her Master’s Degree.
"The.rap.y EP is a rap project created in the form of a Therapy Session" he explained. “It is where I go through the complications and blockages I face with myself during my creative cycle."
Ink Boy, a fast-rising Nigerian musician, has voiced his displeasure with Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie for filming the video for the song ONE MILLION CEDIS without him.
Popular Ghanaian singer, Feli Nuna has revealed that she is no longer with Off Da Ground Record Label owned by musician Fuse ODG.
E.L, an award-winning Ghanaian rapper, has announced a collaboration with the global music distribution firm ONErpm. The artiste and record producer has had a tremendous career, garnering multiple hit songs and honours.
Over the weekend, Canadian rapper Drake took to his Instagram to boast his influence in the rap game.
Costa Titch from South Africa passed away after collapsing on a festival stage in Johannesburg. Costa Titch stumbled while performing on Saturday, March 11, at the Ultra Music Festival inside the Nasrec Expo Centre. Costa Titch was assisted to his feet by other background dancers but after standing up, he collapsed again.
Jidenna, an American musician of Nigerian descent, is not an exception to the rule that first love always leaves an imprint.
In response to a question from host Olele Salvador about his thoughts on fusing reggae with other musical genres in the case of the STIR IT UP remix, Mojo Morgan expressed his opinion that since music is embracing more diverse sounds, Africans and their descendants must eliminate any restrictions that have been placed on music.
Afro Nation announced on March 9, 2023 that Nigerian sensation Fireboy DML, Jamaican Dancehall icon Mavado and Panamanian vocalist Sech have been added to the lineup. The festival has also added DBN Gogo and Kelvin Momo to its special Piano People stage, which focuses on the South African amapiano genre.
He commended the young girl's performance in his caption and invited some of his musical friends to keep up the trend by tagging them in his post. Smith requested that they add their touch to the video.
Comedian and actor Clemento Suarez has described the current state of the National Theatre as terrible and sad.
Mary J. Blige's Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit just announced its exciting lineup for 2023! The festival will feature Lauryn Hill, Summer Walker, Lucky Daye, Muni Long and many more incredible performers.
Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monae have been announced as headliner for this year’s Outside Lands Festival.
According to Akwaboah, Black Sherif's music is incorrectly categorized as Hip hop or Afrobeats. "I would categorize most of Black Sherif's songs as Highlife," Akwaboah told Kojo Yankson, on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM.
In another conversation centered around who the best rapper of all time is, Creed III star Michael B. Jordan, has shocked his co-stars by favouring Canadian rapper Drake.
Jamaican Music group Morgan Heritage has announced the release of a new album in April 2023 after the Legacy album was released in 2021
The Grammy Museum's Drop series with Morgan Heritage will be an intimate session featuring a stripped-down performance and an exclusive conversation with the culturally iconic band, focusing on new music and activities for the year.
Grammy award-winning artiste, Mojo Morgan of the Morgan Heritage group says popular Ghanaian artistes Stonebwoy, Sarkodie and Shatta Wale are writing history with their music.
Legendary Ghanaian Highlife musician Kwabena Kwabena has called for the need to project of our sense of identity in relation to the Highlife music genre.
Atlanta native 6lack announces release of third studio album.
This year, the lineup for the festival has been released. The two day event will be starting on 1st April with Usher performing. On Sunday, 2nd April, Drake and J. Cole will headline the concert with Burna Boy also headlining as well.
The tracklist for Miley Cyrus’ 8th studio album, ENDLESS SUMMER VACATION, has been made public.
Actor John Dumelo has declared his intention to run as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency again after losing to the incumbent MP Lydia Seyram Alhassan in the 2020 general elections.
Ghana was represented at the just-ended 54th NAACP Image Awards by American actress and singer Sheryl Lee Ralph.
As part of her already released songs - Packaging, True Mood and Goddess, Tiisha's new single, Winning, is projected to be a big smash and get a lot of radio, TV and online plays.
O’Shea went on to admit that he wears the “nepo baby” title as “a badge of honor.” The 32-year-old previously addressed the debate in December with a series of tweets in which he stated that he is fully aware of and grateful for the opportunities that come with being Ice Cube's child.
Singer, actress and choreographer Teyana Taylor has landed her first lead role in the movie A Thousand And One.
Fameye, also known as Peter, in his new song has posed some thoughtful questions that we intrinsically have to ask ourselves. In the song, he poses a question asking how we really go about this life, do we take life slow or fast?
Ghanaian singer, Sista Afia, claimed in an interview on 3Music TV that the industry is not assisting her in advancing her musical career.
Black Sherif bags Dreamville feature and Creed 3 movie soundtrack.
Chris Brown paused during a concert recently to check on a fan who appeared to have passed out in the audience. Earlier this week, a video footage of Chris Brown rushing to the help of a person who may have suffered a medical issue during one of his concerts began to spread.
Florida rapper, Kodak Black, shares thoughts about Drake's collaborative album HER LOSS with Atlanta rapper 21 Savage.
Ghanaian YouTuber and social media influencer Kwadwo Shelden has asserted that some Ghanaian entertainers would not be able to endure the pressure that comes with the Western media.
Kwadwo Sheldon, a social media influencer and content creator, has always been backlashed by some individuals for his YouTube song reviews.
Padilla stated that when process servers attempted to deliver the subpoena outside Drake's California house on Valentine's Day, guards not only slammed the gates in their faces, but also kicked the subpoena down the driveway.
For selling more than 1 million records in the United States of America, Nigerian Afrobeat musician, Fireboy DML's PERU has received the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Platinum certification.
Kiernan Forbes popularly known in showbiz as AKA has been buried.
The Super Bowl No Fee Policy has sparked debates about whether Ghanaian creatives should offer their services for free.
Accra ranks worst on air quality chart, poses a serious health hazard, says report.
The three Nigerian stars, Burna Boy, Rema and Tems were slated for the NBA All-star Halftime show in Salt lake City, Utah and they put on dazzling performances
Christian Atsu, 31 found dead days after magnitude 7.8 quake in Turkey.
Fast-rising musician Titi Owusu feels that all hands should be on deck to provide Ghanaian musicians with the necessary assistance.
After the big reveal of her second pregnancy at the just ended Super Bowl Halftime performance, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky and their son are in the news again and this time for gracing the cover of British Vogue magazine.
Combs is Diddy's spitting image, so it seems likely that he will play his dad on television at some point. WU TANG: AN AMERICAN SAGA premiered its third and final season this week.
Since December, when they were seen having dinner in Los Angeles, Harvey and Idris have been linked. Idris later shared an Instagram selfie with Harvey in which he kissed her on the cheek. Harvey reposted it, this time with a slew of heart emoticons.
Burna Boy finally addresses AKA's passing in a song, " I didn’t want you dead" in a snippet of a song he posted on his Instagram.
Ace Ghanaian actor, producer and director, Chris Attoh, has hinted on the release of his new movie titled NINE.
50 Cent has inked a non-exclusive broadcast deal with Fox after creating numerous blockbuster series for Starz, including the growing POWER franchise and BLACK MAFIA FAMILY.
Adidas predicts of losing huge sums of dollars over unsold products from Yeezy merchandise.
Burna Boy, Tems, and Rema have been chosen by the league to lead the Afrobeats-themed event, which will take place this Sunday night (Feb. 19) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The BBC documentary HIPLIFE REWIND has spurred discussions among professionals in the industry with the primary subject of debate being why the documentary missed out on some of the genre's early pioneers.
The Rap Dacta asserts that the documentary's creators had a specific viewpoint they wanted to promote and present. He notes that the goal of the documentary was to demonstrate how the Hiplife genre has influenced young musicians.
Pharrell succeeds the late Virgil Abloh as creative director of Louis Vuitton's menswear designs with his first unveil slated for June.
In an interview on YFM, rapper Sarkodie mentioned that he has about 800 songs which he has not released yet.
Musician and media personality, Okyeame Quophi, believes the Hiplife genre is not as extinct as some claim.
M.anifest is to speak at Howard University as part of preparations towards Hip-Hop's Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Ghanaian musician, Kwesi Arthur, teased his followers with his new look after posting a selfie of himself holding his chopped dreadlocks. The rapper captioned the photo "African hair extension for sale" on his social media.
Ghanaian singer and songwriter Cina Soul has held her maiden concert and plans to sustain it in the coming years.
Cybersecurity Consultant, Abu Safian Blay, has cautioned entertainers and other members of the public to take their safety more seriously.
Rihanna’s all-red-everything outfit included a pair of the Maison Margiela MM6 x Salomon Cross Low collaboration that was released as part of a multi-shoe collection last November
Black Sherif triumphs at the just-ended Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
The footage shows the rapper being approached and shot in the head by a single assailant, who fled on foot after committing the act.
On Friday night, the rapper was shot many times in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road in Durban. The rapper's family issued a statement on his official Twitter account, expressing their deep sadness and begging followers to pray for his loved ones in the coming days.
Durban - Police sources in Durban have confirmed rapper Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes was shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road on Friday night.
TG Omori expressed his thoughts on Twitter about beginning to collect a 10% royalty on the videos he shoots in order to finance the lifestyle he wishes. The tweet has since ignited a debate, with some supporting him and others opposing him.
CEO Of 3Music TV together with some members of management paid a courtesy call to the Office of Diaspora Affairs to discuss how to promote and support the African Entertainment Industry.
Rihanna's Super Bowl Halftime Show is just three days away, and she spoke with the program's presenting sponsor, Apple Music. The singer hasn't released an album since Anti in 2016.
American Rapper Nicki Minaj has been ranked as the greatest female rapper of all-time by Billboard and Vibe Editorial.
Bob Iger, Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Disney, has released some significant updates for cartoon lovers. At the company’s earnings call for the year-end 2022 quarter, Bob Iger disclosed that two new sequels to the popular franchises TOY STORY and FROZEN were in the works.
Billboard and Vibe rank the greatest MCs of all time. The magazine has been releasing its list of the Top 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time throughout the last month before presenting the final top ten; Jay Z occupied the number one spot.
Hiplife is dead because the youth are no more interested in it. Also, he holds that the gatekeepers failed to evolve with the sound and the times due to their conversant nature.
Ga, a dialect spoken in Ghana, is frequently thought to have a violent tone. Pascal Aka, a film director, is changing this narrative...he said despite not being his original idea, the decision to have the language predominant in the film GOLD COAST LOUNGE was to give the language a romantic vibe.
Ghana's film industry continues to lag behind due to insufficient funding.
Mr Eazi calls out Latino megastar Bad Bunny for Infringing on the intellectual property of Joe Boy.
Soweto hitmaker Anthony Ebuka, popularly known in showbiz as Vict0ny, says he is off the music scene for two months after doctors advised him to take a break following his final surgery.
Gospel Promoter, Frank Owusu, has emphasized that investing in church members with singing talent will benefit pastors when done properly.
As the news of the devastating earthquake in Turkey broke, reports emerged of Hatayspor & ex-Black Stars forward, Christian Atsu, being one of the thousands still trapped beneath the rubble.
After many attempts to add more Grammys to his award collection, Nigerian musician Burna Boy has lost his two nominations at the just-ended 65th Grammys.
With 32 GRAMMYs over 88 nominations throughout the course of her career, Queen Bey is the legitimate holder of the record for the most GRAMMY victories in history.
Reggae Dancehall musician Stonebwoy has urged entertainers to consider networking as part of the major factors to a successful career.
Tems meets Jay-Z and Beyonce at annual Roc Nation Brunch ahead of Grammy Awards Ceremony.
Media Personality and Host of Culture Daily on 3Music TV MzGee has positioned that most reality shows in the country lack the ability to guide contestants when the shows end.
The feel-good record is Mr Eazi’s third dive into amapiano following the success of his first ever amapiano record PATEK and follow-up track SEE SOMETHING. Having received several accolades by industry colleagues, fans and music critics – Mr Eazi is on a mission to “chop life” while creatively exploring all the facets of his artistry.
Afrobeat sensation Mr. Drew has finally parted ways with his manager Mr Philip Nelson well known in showbiz as Jeezy.
After a long break from releasing music, TiTi Owusu comes through with ODO NTIA, an Afro house track with elements of Amapiano. The song title in her native Twi stands for “because of love.”
South African singer and songwriter Nomcebo Zikode has expressed concern about how little some people value entertainers.
Tickets for the performance, which were announced earlier today, were sold out within 10 minutes. This happened after the rapper announced on his socials yesterday that he will be performing with the band at this year's independence day concert.
Ridge City FC Women are newest addition to Everton's EIAAP Initiative.
Ghanaian Entertainment Journalist and Host of 3Music TV’s Culture Daily Emmanuel Kwame Sarpong, popularly referred to as Olele Salvador, has cautioned entertainers to be well-prepared before showing up for interviews.
Award-winning reggae Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy talks new project, signing with DefJam, "My Homeland" Concert and more on Power 105's Breakfast Club with DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God and Nene Leakes.
The compilation of "A Lifetime Is Not Enough" showcases Camidoh's prowess, solidifying his place in the industry and proving his musical and artistic power from our part of the world.
Award winning songwriter and singer, Pheelz of Nigerian descent has shared his desire to produce a song with Ghanaian Artists, Shatta wale during an interaction on culture daily on 3 music TV.
Nigerian record producer, singer and songwriter Phillip Kayode Moses, better known as Pheelz, has disclosed that he made his first hit song at the age of 16.
The Ghanaian music industry is becoming more competitive and to be noticed as an up-and-coming star is a privilege to most undergrounds.