Watch Ghanaian MC Sarkodie's New Video Play Up Those Illuminati Rumours

Ghana’s celebrity rumour mill was all talk about Sarkodie being part of the Illuminati. I know right? Smart fella that he is, Sarkodie went and made a monster song about it. And now here’s the video shot in Dubai brandishing “Illuminati symbolism”. More fodder for the suckers!


Blitz the Ambassador's Home-Coming Single 'Internationally Known' Featuring Sarkodie (Listen+Download)

I missed the whole thing but this past Monday, Kendrick Lamar dropped the gauntlet with a verse over Big Sean’s Control that sent fans into a frenzy. In summarizing the week in which no one spoke of the original song by Big Sean, and everyone forgot that Eminem had a new track, a mate of mine summarized the fuss that ensued as follows: “the hottest topic in hip hop this […]



Sarkodie - 'I'm In Love With You' Featuring Efya (Video)

The Ghanaian rapid rhymer Sarkodie reveals his softer side with the help of singer Efya, who without so much as an album is tipped as Ghana’s next big thing in music. I need to hear more though. What do you guys think?


Five Defining 2011 Moments in the Rise of Afrobeats

Over the past eighteen months the UK urban music scene has seen the popularity of Afrobeats explode with pop music mostly from the West African region escaping its niche confines there to become the next big thing on mainstream radio and in clubs in England. These are just five moments from last year in no particular order that define the journey up until this point. 1. Azonto Craze Once a […]


Ten Rappers Who'd Make "YO! MTV Raps Africa"

MTV will show a special edition of the iconic Hip-hop show “Yo MTV Raps” next month. We re-imagined the concept with an All-African cast, and came up with this list of names. Which other MCs would you include?


Akon signs Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie

And so continues Team Akon’s Africa invasion.  We hear via that the premier signee to  Konvict Africa Music is rising Ghanaian rap star Sarkodie. There’s also a more detailed heads up on Museke. Akon co-signs the move in this video. Hopefully this works out better than that Oh Africa debacle.