Hip Deep Ghana: 21st Century Accra From Gospel To Hiplife

from  Afropop Worldwide

Aug 20, 2015

 

[APWW PGM #669] [Originally aired in 2014] Hiplife, a fusion of hip-hop and highlife, has come of age, spawning subgenres tilting to roots culture, international rap, and boldly humorous satire, not to mention azonto, a dance craze that has rocketed to global renown in just over a year. But for all that, the biggest-selling music in the country, by far, is gospel. On this whirlwind Hip Deep tour of Accra, we meet stars like Reggie Rockstone, M.anifiest, Efya, Soul Winners, and the genre-bending...more

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