African Music


Celebrating Hugh Masekela

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Yesterday would have been South Africa music legend Hugh Masekela’s 80th birthday. He returned to South Africa in 1990 after some 30 years in exile, after being banished from South Africa by the country’s apartheid government. He saw Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, and election as South Africa’s first black president, just a few years […]

One Of My Favourite Fela Tracks

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Hello Here is one of my favourite tracks from Fela Kuti, Water No Get Enemy.  It was one that I chose for my interview with DJ Debbie Golt on her brilliant Outerglobe show on my Adinkra EP release day.  We didn’t have enough to play all the tracks I brought, but it’s a stunning track […]

Damé Damé on Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing Mixtape

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Thank you so much to Tom Robinson at BBC Music Introducing! it’ absolutely brilliant to have Damé Damé included in Tom’s favourites for the Mixtape show, the best new tracks handpicked by him this week. I’m giving the track away for free for a while. Click the link here to get a copy Truly appreciate the […]

Huge Thanks! Voted A Fresh Fave By BBC Tom Robinson’s Listeners

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  Hello Even more brilliant news! I’m thrilled to let you know my track Damé-Damé was voted a top 10 favourite out of the tracks Tom Robinson’s listeners voted for last week! Huge thanks from the heart to all, and for the write-up below “Tribal-Soul artist Adjoa is a highly accomplished artist, whose praises have […]

Thanks to BBC Tom Robinson’s Listening Post!

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Great, great news! Thrilled my track Damé Damé has been picked as one of the favourite songs by listeners to Tom Robinsons listening post.. many thanks to all who listened and for the very kind comments, and for voting for my song! “My favourite this week was Adjoa – just loved this track” Sue “However, […]

Lyrics to my song Damé-Damé

adjoa damé-damé single artwork

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Thank you for all of the love for my song Damé-Damé!  I’m thrilled to have had some great feedback for the song so far I had a request for the lyrics for the song, so here they are below. I wrote / sang them partly in English, and partly in the Ghanaian language of Twi. […]

Kojey Radical Travels To Ghana

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  Really looking forward to listening to whole of this show, where Gemma Cairney takes poet and rapper Kojey Radical to Ghana for a musical collaboration with Kyekyeku, part of a new generation of young lively Ghanaian musicians.  The link for the whole show is here There are also snippets of film with Gemma at Kojey […]

Wishing You A Great Week

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Big thanks for all the love for my Adinkra EP.  It was great to get this feedback from a lovely lady who listened to the first single from the EP “Interesting to hear the ‘Twi’ language in a refreshing style and sound. Reminded me of if Morcheeba/Laura Mvula went to Ghana how their sounds might […]

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