A happy old year for us, and a happy new year to you!

Jan 1, 2017

 

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OUR 2016 ARTISTS…

Wrapping up another eventful year here at Akwaaba Music! We were glad to release into the world the exciting new albums of Senegalese beatmaker Ibaaku, Ghana-Burkina collaborative duo Mabiisi, Portuguese producer Rocky Marsiano and Ghanaian seperewa player Osei Korankye.

…GOT LOVE FROM THE PRESS…

Mabiisi was nominated for “Best Duo In Traditional African Music” at the African Music Awards and was the subject of an in-depth Afropop radio program. Their eponymous debut album also got noticed on Consequence of Sound, Fader and Music In Africa.

Ibaaku‘s album received attention from French radio RFI, as well as influential webzines FaderOkayafrica and Nataal. After the digital launch of “Alien Cartoon” in January, the album met with such success in France that it got a brand new physical release in partnership with La Baleine in December, and Ibaaku is now represented by Scènégal Ethic, Ginger Sounds and DuNose

Osei Korankye‘s album got glowing reviews from Afropop’s Banning Eyre and Music In Africa.

…AND GAVE LOVE TO THE CROWDS!

Ibaaku performed at the mighty festivals Transmusicales (France), Visa For Music (Morocco) and Nyege Nyege (Uganda). Mabiisi embarked on their first European tour, rocking the stages at Recyclart, Le Sucre and at Festival Clandestino in Sweden, while Rocky Marsiano blew some minds at Festival Med in Portugal.

Stay tuned for more exciting sounds, 2017 looks and sounds promising!

 

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A happy old year for us, and a happy new year to you!

 

 EXE_IBAAKU800 600x600Kamba2_155 Turquoise_Seprewa_Better_Color_Correct_E_800

OUR 2016 ARTISTS…

Wrapping up another eventful year here at Akwaaba Music! We were glad to release into the world the exciting new albums of Senegalese beatmaker Ibaaku, Ghana-Burkina collaborative duo Mabiisi, Portuguese producer Rocky Marsiano and Ghanaian seperewa player Osei Korankye.

…GOT LOVE FROM THE PRESS…

Mabiisi was nominated for “Best Duo In Traditional African Music” at the African Music Awards and was the subject of an in-depth Afropop radio program. Their eponymous debut album also got noticed on Consequence of Sound, Fader and Music In Africa.

Ibaaku‘s album received attention from French radio RFI, as well as influential webzines FaderOkayafrica and Nataal. After the digital launch of “Alien Cartoon” in January, the album met with such success in France that it got a brand new physical release in partnership with La Baleine in December, and Ibaaku is now represented by Scènégal Ethic, Ginger Sounds and DuNose

Osei Korankye‘s album got glowing reviews from Afropop’s Banning Eyre and Music In Africa.

…AND GAVE LOVE TO THE CROWDS!

Ibaaku performed at the mighty festivals Transmusicales (France), Visa For Music (Morocco) and Nyege Nyege (Uganda). Mabiisi embarked on their first European tour, rocking the stages at Recyclart, Le Sucre and at Festival Clandestino in Sweden, while Rocky Marsiano blew some minds at Festival Med in Portugal.

Stay tuned for more exciting sounds, 2017 looks and sounds promising!

 

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