Oxford, Mississippi beader-seamstress, Timber Heard took to creating as a way to escape from the harsh reality she was living. “Being creative is something that helps me as a person, function. That’s who I am.” Combatting bipolar disorder alongside trying to piece together the complexities of her biracial identity has been a lifelong struggle, but she is now speaking her truth and reclaiming her power.
‘We outside’ and Nigerian artists are making their way to the United States! AfroRave pioneer, Rema recently wrapped up his US tour and Wizkid and Omah Lay are set to touch down in September. Get your funds in order, we have shows to attend!
Accra, Ghana-native, Siriboe recently began flexing his skills as a rapper, coining his sound as Trap-Fusion among other genres—the word “fusion” being an identifier of who he is to the core and the type of music that he chooses to share with the world. Read more for an in-depth look into Siriboe’s journey as a new artist in Ghana, his recent releases, and what he has in store.
Nicholas Edem Coffie, known as Yung D3mz, is an emerging producer and artist from Tema, Ghana. His sound is vibrant with Jazz, Hip-Hop, and R&B influences melding together to form his unique Afro-Fusion sound. His duality as a producer and artist allows him to see things from varying perspectives, which translates through the songs he has produced for Ghanaian artists like Kwesi Arthur, Twitch 4EVA, and Kofi Mole—as well as his own music. In this candid interview, Yung D3mz details his journey as a charting producer, shares his take on Ghana’s musical influence, discusses recognizing his potential as a recording artist, and gives a breakdown of his debut EP, “Girls Like You.”
Agyakomah is an Afro-Fusion singer and songwriter from New York. Being a first-generation Ghanaian has heavily impacted her musical journey and has shaped her identity.
Floyd Miles is a singer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. He allows the language of music to guide his creative process, and he is intentional about the messages he conveys within his lyrics.