Six is a music video director from Accra, Ghana, who has finally owned her creative path. “I’m now at the point in my life where I’m embodying the fact that this is my career and this is who I am. I’m a creative, and that’s just it.” She details her experiences in Ghana as a woman in a male-dominated industry. Six chalks up her experience to having balance and patience.
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.
Ayüü is a Nigerian singer and songwriter based in Abuja, Nigeria. With sounds from R&B, Pop, Funk, Hip-Hop, and Afrobeats as well as musical influences like Burna Boy, Michael Jackson, and SZA, one can’t help but appreciate his artistic range and genre fusing genius. Read more as Ayüü takes a no filter approach in discussing his artistry, the music industry, Nigeria’s social and political climate, and his 2019 mixtape that was revealed to him in a dream titled, “Ayüüniverse.”
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.
America is late to the Afrobeats party, but now that listeners have joined the wave, the sound is in high demand. Read more to find out which Afrobeats artists you should be listening to!