OBUOBA J. A. ADOFO (THE BLACK CHINESE)
Obouba is a sterling performer. He is a news maker wherever he goes. Widely traveled ,Adofo
is a music icon in Ghana and is currently winning a new crop of fans among the black diaspora.
Highly remembered and adored for his love songs, Adofo and his Ghana's City Boys band are news
headliners whenever they perform.
Being a man who humbly began as a lotto receiver in Accra ( Mamprobi), Adofo has
risen to stardom unsurpassed in Ghana's music history.
A live dance without playing the popular "Ankwanobi" is a recipe for courting disaster at the
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ERIC AGYEMAN ( WONKO MEKO ANAA FAME)
Eric Agyeman made his name as a roots guitarist with Dr. K. Gyasi and His Noble Kings, a band in Kumasi, which
he joined in 1972.
The young Eric Agyeman started his career playing highlife and Western pop in the Kumasi-based guitar band,
the Afro Boateng Midnight Movers in 1963; first as a drummer and then as a guitarist. By 1972 he joined Kwame Gyasi as guitarist,
singer and arranger for his band, known as Dr. K. Gyasi and His Noble Kings.
Rising quickly to become bandleader, Agyeman, together with singer and drummer Thomas Frempong, developed
a vibrant new form of music, "Sikyi" highlife, which later revolutionized highlife music and influenece a string of younger
Eric later migrated to Tema to play with the famous Sweet Talks, a resident band of the then Talk of
the Twon Hotel, Tema, where he played with the likes of A.B. Crentsil, Smart Nkansah, Ekow Tuyee, Arthur Kennedy, Tony
Mensah, etc. He traveled the world with the band to perform and to record highlife hits including Osooko.
He later formed his own band KOKROKO which also made a name for itself playing to full houses in Ghana
He is known popularly for hits such as Wonko Meko Anaa, Odo Bra, Metutu Mirika, Abena Aden, etc
KAAKYIRE KWAME APPIAH ( 24TH BRONYA AND SOROKU FAME)
Kaakyire Kwame Appiah is a highlife musician in Ghana who is famous for his Soroku music which is very
danceable and party-like. He is most noted and famous for his maiden album the 24th Yekodi Bronya
that catapulted him into instant stardom. In the song, his lyrics narrated the rural -urban migration experience about
how most urban dwelling Ghanaians pack bag and baggage (polythene bags) during Christmas and travel to their hometowns
on the 24th of December to go celebrate the holidays. This music resurfaces yearly in Ghana because of its relevance to christmas
His subsequent music, such as Soroku and Atrapo are very danceable, melodious and are chart toppers in Ghana .
Currently touring the United Kingdom, Kaakyire's performance in the NYC is his gift for Ghanaians
in the US and his fans globally for the holidays.