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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 […]

“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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Siyanda Protector of Plants

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This looks lovely, a family performance at Kew – this half term Siyanda Protector of Plants will be reveal secrets in the Africa zone of the Temperate House in Kew Gardens. Theatre Rites‘ Naomi Oppenheim created the puppet, partly inspired by environmentalist Wangari Maathai, who was the founder of the green belt movement, and sought […]

Richard Antwi Scholarship

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Congratulations to Jojo Jocelyn Mukeza who won the Richard Antwi Scholarship, allowing him to star an MA in music business management. Richard was a visionary music lawyer, credited as being behind the success of artists including Lethal Bizzle, Mr Hudson and Melissa Steel. The shcolarship will cover Jojo’s tuition fees and living expenses. With thanks […]

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