Africa


“Nkyinkyim” snippet from my “Adinkra” EP

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Hello Here’s a snippet of my song Nkyinkym from the “Adinkra” EP The track is sung in English and the Ghanaian language Twi.  The Adinkra EP and album project is based around the theme of the Adinkra symbols of the Akan people of my Ghanaian heritage.  Each symbol is a stylized geometric image expressing proverbs […]

Tony’s Chocolonely ‘REFRAMED’

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Did anyone stateside catch this at Okay Space, New York? Looks interesting..  As Okay reports, it’s a digital storytelling expo by Ghanian American photographer Joshua Kissi, showcasing the impact of direct relationships in the cocoa supply chain. He travelled to Ghana and the Ivory Coast to capture humanizing portraits of cocoa farmers, breaking with the […]

Wishing you a great week ahead

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Hello Here’s a pic from a gig on the World Music Stage at Notting Hill Carnival performing songs from my Adinkra EP. It was phenomenal to perform there and brill to get a great response to the songs! Wishing you all the best for a great week ahead Adjoa x Click here to listen to […]

Earth from Space

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Hope you had a good weekend! Did anyone catch the new series “Earth from Space” narrated by british actor and director Chiwetel Ejiofor? With stunning imagery using cameras on the ground, in the air and in space, it follows nature’s greatest spectacles, weather events and dramatic seasonal changes. It follows everything from journey of elephants […]

Heartwarming story

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Sharing the heartwarming story of Barbara Okereke who began to learn the skill of cake making as she couldn’t find work, despite having a masters degree. Check out some of these designs! at the link here Cool don’t you think? Hope you have a fab day! Adjoa x Courtesy of BBC Africa Click here to […]

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 […]

James Barnor – Ghana Photographic Pioneer

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Thanks to Okay Africa and Accra dot Alt Radio for these stunning images of pioneering Ghanaian photographer James Barnor who brought colour photography to Ghana via his studio which he named ‘Ever Young’, based in the Jamestown area of Accra, Ghana’s capital. Now in his 80s, he is based in London. His work spans 6 decades, […]

One Woman, 30 African Countries

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Greetings to everyone! Sharing from the BBC the inspiring story of Katchie Nzama, who went on a mission to visit and experience 30 different countries across the continent of Africa. As always let me know what you think in the comments below : ) best wishes – Adjoa Click here to listen to my music […]

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