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7 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY AS A MUSICIAN IN GHANA

Are you a well known artist or an underground (upcoming) artist planning to make the big bucks in the music industry in Ghana, or  you are a concerned individual interested in knowing how Ghanaian artists get income from music? If yes, then you are reading the right post. Here are the most promising means from which one can make money out of music production in Ghana. I hope you find a suitable choice from the list.
I. GETTING SIGNED
A great way to get some cash off your music is to sign with a record label, a well recognized music group or promoters. Most artists fancy doing their own thing in terms of production and sales - and it is okay to some extent at least if you have the means. But for anyone starting music especially a talented fellow, the best option is to sign with a record label. Questions may come up like "Are there music labels in Ghana at all?" and the the answer is yes. They mostly do not look the part but some are quiet easy to recognize. In Ghana…
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SARKODIE REVEALS RELEASE DATE AND DETAILS OF THE "HIGHEST" ALBUM

On September 8th 2017, Sarkodie is set to release his new album titled “HIGHEST”.  He announced the album with pictures of the artwork as well as the tracklist. The interesting thing about this album is that the features are crazy and none of the songs on the album have been released except Pain Killer featuring Runtown. The album promises features like Suli Breaks, the well-known British poet, several Nigerian stars including Jesse Jagz, Korede Bello, Flavor, Victoria Kimani among several Ghanaian artists including JoeyB and others. Below is the list of songs expected to make the cut.
News on the street is that this album is not going to be a commercial one but looking at Sarkodie’s track record, he might just surprise himself with the release of this one. It surely is going to be biiig!!!

JOEY B DYES HAIR: FANS LOVE IT

Its all wins for Joey B this year as he seems to be nothing but successful in all his endeavors.The new addition to his mega hit album "Darryl EP" is his newly dyed hair; yes, his hair! And yes, the ladies are falling hard for this.  The Adidas Ghana brand ambassador flamed up twitter when news of his new hairdo came out with pictures including some taken at the most recent Tigo Tribe Concert and Golden Movie Awards as well as some screenshots by fans from his Snapchat.
Fashion wise, the guy does not go wrong. He keeps it simple yet jaw-dropping whether in Adidas or anything else. His Darryl EP which is just an appetizer for the main album "[89]" slotted for later this year is by far the most successful and loved album of the year 2017. He is considered fearless and a trendsetter to all especially the new crop of impressive artists whom he has embraced and featured on several projects including his new EP.
Critiques cannot touch this guy. There have been rumors o…

LISTEN TO MEEK MILL'S "WINS AND LOSSES"

And it doesn't stop as Meek Mill tries very hard to rekindle his rap flames two years after the loss suffered in the beef with Drake back in 2015. Meek has released DC4 and several mix tapes including 4/4 parts one and two which were dope for a hot second but suffered ridicule including his relationship with Nicki Minaj which also ended up nowhere.  Well, Meek does not seem to be giving up anytime soon as he has just released the new album "Wins & Losses" which he claims has nothing to do with his relations with Drake and Nicki Minaj. Reactions to the album are overly mixed as some consider this to be his comeback whiles the rest think this buzz will also end soon. Meek on the other hand is expecting Wins & Losses to replace Lana Del Rey's "Lust for Life" which has been winning steady in first place on iTunes Album chart. iTunes calls this new album "another one into the wins column" for Meek Mill.  Listen and let us know what you think. …

STUNTMAN DIES: WALKING DEAD 8 PRODUCTION SUSPENDED

AMC's The Walking Dead and the whole community of fans who enjoy the intriguing Television show and other works of the John Bernecker have suffered a huge blow as reports are in that John who had been in the hospital since Wednesday has been pronounced dead by the Medical Examiners at Atlanta Medical Center. He was 33.

On Wednesday, the talented stuntman is reported to have fallen 25 feet onto a concrete floor on set in Georgia. John sustained severe injuries to the head so much so that he had to be flown to the Atlanta Medical Center for immediate medical care. He survived on a ventilator the whole time. Much was done to no avail. John was pronounced dead Thursday evening and cause of death was named as Accidental Blunt Force Trauma according to TMZ. The production of The Walking dead has been suspended until further notice. Meanwhile, more probing is being done to ascertain the details of cause of the fall.  John has worked on movies including the new television show 24:Legacy, …

BEYONCE REVEALS THE CARTER TWINS

It has been a month since the twins; Sir Carter and Rumi were born and today, the mother of three celebrates in  Madona style with a jaw-dropping photo on Instagram the new age of the twins. The photo is accompanied with a caption confirming the names of the babies. 


Sir and Rumi add up to Blue to make three Carter babies - a great  source of joy after all the young family has been through. Apart from Mr. Sean Carter (Jay-Z) apologizing for his mistakes on 4:44, the babies definitely will add up to tightening bonds between the two lovers.  The Carter's at this point are the most famous in many categories. The picture got over a million likes under an hour showing how much influence this family has.  Hail the Carter's.

DOWNLOAD AND LISTEN TO MEDIKAL'S DISTURBATION ALBUM

After a successful exclusive signing of the album on the 1st of July 2017, the fast rising Ghanaian Hip-Hop artist and the CONFIRM hit maker Medikal has finally dropped the link to download, stream and listen to his album DISTURBATION. Follow this link to listen to the album via iTunes:
Follow this link to listen to the album via Spotify:
Follow this link to listen to the album via Soundcloud: Disturbation Also visit the main site for all your Medikal supply:ByHeartBoy.com

LISTEN TO LIL WAYNE's "IN TUNE WE TRUST" EP

Lil Tunechi is not giving up on releasing music for his die hard fans who have been nothing but loyal over the years. His fallout with Birdman has long delayed his Carter V project since 2014 and has led to several storms between members and leadership of YMCMB. Regardless, Lil Wayne has released a four track EP addressing these issues, sheds more light on what is going on with the Carter V project and calms fans down. Listen to and download the new EP at HotNewHipHop for free.

LIKE 50: TEKNO JOINS IN ON WIZKID & DAVIDO TIFF

Just like 50 Cent posting comments about Jay Z's album just to gain popularity for his role in the TV show Power, the Pana Hit maker Tekno Miles has joined in on the growing beef between Nigeria's or Africa's two most popular and promising artists with intentions of gaining more twitter followers - or so he says. Tekno who only came into the spotlight sometime 2013 and is considered a rookie compared to Davido and WizKid who have much more hits and popularity than him decided to gain some attention with a tweet on the "international" beef by tweeting "Na just Time, soon we go know who international pass (laughing emojis)"

Well, Wizkid has some words for him; "Good morning! Ducks dont play where lions play! (emoji) Enjoy ur day my people!". And he confirms his statements to a twitter follower who asked if his previous comment was meant for @alhajitekno by stating emphatically, "Yes! Only 1 duck face!" Tekno was not offended but the c…

FROG VOICE? WIZKID THROWS MORE SHOTS AT DAVIDO

The unofficial has been made official and is promising to become a mess. What started with WizKid the Starboy unfollowing Davido the OBO boss on twitter and vise versa has been put in actual words where Wizkid tweets and supposedly calls Davido's voice a frog voice.  There are many speculations about how and why this beef started but what is most evident is that this is a power struggle. It is hard deciding between the two who is best and who is second best.  Comparing followers and listeners, Wiz has 2.7m followers on twitter, 5.4m on Spotify and 3.7m on Instagram as compared to Davido who has 2.3m followers on twitter, 800k on Spotify and 4.3m on Instagram. Well, numbers they say do not lie as Wizkid's career has seen more international collaborations and milestones more than that of Davido. NET has a detailed review on these differences and previous issues both have been through.  The most recent flame started where Davido stated in his song with Olamide "Summer Body&…

Mr. EAZI KILLS ON STAGE

As part of his "Detty World Tour", Mr. Eazi wowed fans on stage at the Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda on Liberation day. The turn up for the event was huge as he performed songs from his album "Accra to Lagos" like "Short Skirt", "Tilapia", "Life is Eazi" and more including his hit single "Bankulize".  The buzz on twitter is proof that the show sold out as fans were more than eager to attend whiles engaged in conversation with the artist days before the show and showed appreciation after via social media. Shatta Wale also twitted about the Detty World Tour in appreciation of his friend and colleague Mr. Eazi. The show which was dubbed "Liberation Day Concert" also featured the likes of Dj Miller and Marnaud on sound delivery and local artists including The Neptunez Band, Bruce Melody and Charly & Nina who also had awesome performances. Meanwhile, we await the newest project from Mr. Eazi hosted by Dj Spinal…