African Music

Damé-Damé – The Symbol and The Song

adjoa damé-damé single artwork

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My Adinkra EP project is based on the Adinkra symbols of the Akan tribe of my Ghanaian heritage.  Each Adinkra symbol is a stylized geometric image expressing a proverb or a message of wisdom, advice and deep meaning in the Akan culture.  It’s been thrilling learning and remembering more about the symbols as my project […]

Celebrating… we made it!

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Hello I’m really pleased to let you know my latest news.. I finished recording my Adinkra EP!  It’s been an amazing adventure, everything from writing the songs, successfully crowdfunding thanks to hugely kind and generous support from friends old and new, it was so cool to get chosen as a Project We Love on Kickstarter…  The finishing […]

A Man Of Good Hope

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Hello Here’s a rehearsal pic of some of the Isango Ensemble of some of the cast before the performance began for A Man Of Good Hope. I went on Saturday for the very last night at the Young Vic. Isango Ensemble is a South African theatre company that draws its artists mainly from the townships […]

USA radio debut

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Hello I hope that all is well with you. I’m really pleased to let you know I’ve been invited for an interview on Global Drumbeat part of World Rhythm Nation on US radio WRFG in Atlanta, with lovely host Ahzjah.  The show aims to educate more about the contributions of women of music in front and behind the scenes. We’ll be […]

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