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Sarkodie beats Drake and others as Spotify's most-streamed artiste in Ghana
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Sarkodie beats Drake and others as Spotify's most-streamed artiste in Ghana


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Sarkodie has picked the highest spot when it comes to the most-streamed artiste in Ghana on Spotify.

In South Africa, Kenya, and Tanzanian the most streamed artiste on the audio streaming platform is the Canadian rapper where Wizkid seized the number spot in Nigeria with Burna Boy at number two.

Other Ghanaian acts that showed up in the list include Kwesi Arthur and Davido with the rest being foreign acts.


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Spotify Wrapped 2021: Black Sheriff's Second Sermon is the 4th most streamed track in Ghana
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Spotify Wrapped 2021: Black Sheriff's Second Sermon is the 4th most streamed track in Ghana


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The song instantly became a monster hit that has taken over the streets, clubs, pubs, airwaves and even churches as Bishop Obinim had to break down the lyrics of the song during one of his streaming services.

Second Sermon was the second most-streamed Ghanaian song on the platform as it came after King Promise's 'Slow Down' track.

Other Ghanaian songs in the list are Sarkodie's 'Coachella' song and Baajo by Kwesi Arthur.


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Burna Boy announces tour with Black Sherif; says 'learn my second sermon lyrics before you come'
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Burna Boy announces tour with Black Sherif; says 'learn my second sermon lyrics before you come'


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Black Sherif released the remix today 4 months after going viral when he dropped the official video for 'Second Sermon'.

Burna Boy commenting on the release of the song disclosed that he will be on tour with the young Ghanaian musician.

It's so far not clearly started yet which tours Burna Boy will do with Black Sherif as he has shows booked abroad and in Africa.


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Nick Cannon in tears over death of 5-month old son caused by brain tumour
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Nick Cannon in tears over death of 5-month old son caused by brain tumour


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The 5-month-old bay was the seventh child of Nick Cannon.

He welcomed him with his model girlfriend, Alyssa Scott.

In the video below, Nick is moving and giving thanks to God as he says without God he wouldn't have been able to be coping with the demise of his son.


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Shatta Wale shares vision for Shaxi, plans to help with youth unemployment
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Shatta Wale shares vision for Shaxi, plans to help with youth unemployment


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According to Shatta Wale, Shaxi was created from his inspiration to create employment for the youths.


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'Burna Boy will take Black Sherif to Grammys'
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'Burna Boy will take Black Sherif to Grammys'


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'Second Sermon' is a record-breaking track from Black Sherif which came as a part two to his 'First Sermon' single that caught wild attention online.

Black Sherif has not released any new single apart from featuring on the songs of his colleague musicians.

Fans have since been anticipating something new from the young musician and he blessed them with a Burna Boy collaboration.


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10% of Ghanaians' top 100 music genres is religious music
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10% of Ghanaians' top 100 music genres is religious music


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Whereas Worship, Naija worship, CCM, World worship, Anthem worship, and Christian music found a seat in the Ghanaian people's 50 best genres to stream on Spotify, Nigeria's Top 50 was marked by just three religious genres while Kenya's and South Africa's counted only two and a single one, respectively.

In Nigeria, the highest-ranked religious genre placed 45th on the list - curiously even below Ghanaian hip-hop.

Naija worship ranked higher than Ghanaian gospel.


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Shatta Wale, Medikal cases adjourned to allow musicians travel outside for concerts
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Shatta Wale, Medikal cases adjourned to allow musicians travel outside for concerts


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The duo were represented by their lawyers - Jerry Avenorgbo, representing Shatta Wale and lawyer Pobbi Banson, who showed up in court on behalf of Medikal.

The two lawyers who took turns before judge Emmanuel Essandoh's court requested for a long adjournment.

Judge Emmanuel Essandoh's court in granting the requests of the accused persons adjourned sittings to 25 January 2022.


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Akuapem Poloo appeals 90-day jail term again
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Akuapem Poloo appeals 90-day jail term again


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Akuapem Poloo's lawyers, led by Andrew Kudzo Vortia, filed the notice of appeal on Monday, December 6, 2021.

The Accra High Court on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, ordered Akuapem Poloo to go back and complete her 90-day jail term at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison.

The high court dismissed the socialite's appeal to overturn the 90-day jail term handed to her by an Accra Circuit Court in April 2021 for the publication of a nude picture with her son.


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A Plus descends on Sarkodie for going soft on Nana Addo but hard on Mahama
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A Plus descends on Sarkodie for going soft on Nana Addo but hard on Mahama


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According to A Plus, Sarkodie in the spirit of hypocrisy has made it look like Ghanaians are always going through hard times and also failed to call out Nana Addo like he did to John Mahama.

His comments above comes to join the many that has been criticizing Sarkodie over the tweet that went viral.


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'We care less if the media supports us or not'
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'We care less if the media supports us or not'


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Sterling further boasted that they have built their group so strong to the point that it can survive without the media.

The duo who made the remarks during an interview session with HitzFM's Andy Dosty on Daybreak Hitz, said nothing can stop their music from selling even if blacklisted by the media.

Likening their case to Kanye's, the duo said they won't be the first musicians in the world to survive if blacklisted in the media.


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Emeka Ike to launch Nollywood TV channel
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Emeka Ike to launch Nollywood TV channel


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The channel which the filmmaker confirms has been named Nollywood TV is billed to launch on digital TV service TStv on a yet to be confirmed date.

In an exclusive with the Creative Industry Group, Ike detailed that the television platform was established to create an enduring structure for the industry which will facilitate financial independence.

Setting up a structure like Nollywood TV on TStv will give us that leverage to explore more of the potentials in the industry.


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King Promise stuns on MOBO awards red carpet with sneakers that cost over GH8000
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King Promise stuns on MOBO awards red carpet with sneakers that cost over GH8000


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Ghana's King Promise also showed up on the red carpet in style with his green sole Bottega Veneta over a green sweater, black leather jacket and pair of star-studded jeans.

The 'Slow Down' singer shared his MOBO drip on social media and his sneakers have caught the attention of tweeps as searches show that the shoes cost $1350 on the Bottega Veneta online store.

See some comments below about King Promise's MOBO drip.


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Flyboy Geesus releases 'Disturbing Ghana' LP
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Flyboy Geesus releases 'Disturbing Ghana' LP


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Disturbing Ghana, which is co-executively produced by AMG Business CEO Criss Waddle, has production credits from Liquidbeatz and Atown TSB. Ahead of the release of the LP, Flyboy teased fans with the double release of Come Over and Otedola, to the excitement of his fans.

Flyboy Geesus' aim for the LP is to truly disturb Ghana with his sound and solidify his place as one of the finest artists from Ghana and Africa.


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My body has nothing to do with you, what matters is the music
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My body has nothing to do with you, what matters is the music


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Sefa explains that she has nothing wrong with people fixing their bodies or anything because if there is the need for her to do so, she will boldly do it without anyone's influence.

The 'Fever' singer has however emphasized that people pay for her music and therefore, they should focus on her career and nothing else.


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'A bachelor above 35 years is bisexual'
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'A bachelor above 35 years is bisexual'


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Men who fall into this bracket and are not married but rather change women every time are bisexual, according to her.

She believes such men are the reason why most women are not yet married because their hearts keep getting broken and are being used by men to protect their bisexual activities.

Most of y'all are the reason there is a lot of single women out there and y'all using women as cover ups breaking their hearts and wasting their time.


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Gyakie is the most streamed female Ghanaian artiste on Spotify
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Gyakie is the most streamed female Ghanaian artiste on Spotify


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She is the only Ghanaian artiste with entries on both charts.

It topped music charts such Billboard's Top Triller Global and Shazams Top 200 charts.

She has signed an international record deal with Sony Music entertainment, RCA Records UK and Sony Music Africa.


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Mona Gucci reacts to court ordering her to pay Yvonne Nelson Ghc500,000
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Mona Gucci reacts to court ordering her to pay Yvonne Nelson Ghc500,000


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Mona Gucci seems to throw shades at Yvonne Nelson or the court.

On Thursday, an Accra High Court presided over by Justice John Eugene Nyante Nyandu ordered Mona to pay GH¢500,000 to Yvonne and apologise for her defamatory publication about the celebrated actress.

Even though Mona Gucci was not present in court before the judgment was delivered, it did not deter the judge.


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Quiz: Test your knowledge on Ghana Grammy history
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Quiz: Test your knowledge on Ghana Grammy history


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Let's see how much you know about Ghana Grammy history.

Rocky has two nominations so far, becoming the highest nominated Ghanaian at the Grammy.

Stonebwoy has three Grammy credits, but yet to receive a full nomination.


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Popular 'Home Alone' house listed for rent this December
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Popular 'Home Alone' house listed for rent this December


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The deal is for a one-night stay only in the property located in the Chicago area.

The home in the popular movie will be available to book from 7 December for $25. According to the website, the successful applicants will be able to stay overnight on 12 December and the house will be allowed to have a maximum of four guests.

Other perks include booby traps, aftershave and a mirror to scream into, and 90s junk food.


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