Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Music journey I see myself as a preacher – King Ayisoba

Traditional musician King Ayisoba talking to CNN revealed that, judging by the genre of music he does and its content, he sees himself as someone who preaches.

  • Published:
King Ayisoba says he sees himself as a preacher play

King Ayisoba says he sees himself as a preacher

Traditional musician King Ayisoba talking to CNN revealed that, judging by the genre of music he does and its content, he sees himself as someone who preaches.

“I see myself […] as a preacher. I talk with life stories, what happened, what people forget… I have to say it.”

Popular music has always provided the score for daily life. There is music to cover falling in love, heartbreak and every other emotion in between.

Music has also always been a vehicle for social commentary. Ghana’s musical reputation was built on Highlife, a melodic genre of music that began to spread across west Africa in the 1930s and provided commentary on the age.

Today the culture persists even though the sound has changed. From Boko Haram to gender inequality and corrupt leaders, Ghana’s biggest musicians aren’t just making beats, they are scoring intellectual points. If you’ve been looking for music that puts the world to rights, look no further than these gems.

FOKN Bois: Wanlov: “For us [FOKN Bois] is freedom. It’s freedom to say the darkest things we feel like saying and making fun of.”

Mensa: “We’re really just taking the moment and having fun, but yeah, I guess there is always something underneath.”

Jojo Abot: “A woman’s right [is] to choose. This EP acknowledges the burdens and expectations placed on us culturally and traditionally but to an even greater extent, it acknowledges our right as women to choose and to seek happiness in every aspect of our lives.”

Credit: kasapafmonline.com

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Video Wizkid and Olamide get the Supa craze as they join challenge on SMbullet
2 Supa Ghana 2Pac offered free dental treatmentbullet
3 Wow! Dr Obengfo reveals list of his clients who visits his hospitalbullet
4 Police report How Lawrence Abrokwah broke into Afia...bullet
5 Video Rosemond Brown accepts Supa's marriage proposalbullet
6 Photo 7 times Rosemond Brown was a better slay queen than a...bullet
7 Martha Ankomah I’m single and searching for a man – Actressbullet
8 Prophetic Activation Shatta Wale just invited his...bullet
9 Video Rosemond Brown promises presenter sex in exchange...bullet
10 Wow This throwback photo of Okyeame Kwame and Ameyaw...bullet

Top Videos

1 Explosive! Jay Peacock breaks silence on "hiding Castro in Australia"bullet
2 Video Delay reveals why she's not married and it's not her 'high...bullet
3 Beauty Pageant Tv3 staff demanded sex – Ghana Most Beautiful 2015bullet
4 Video Captain Planet is enjoying the body of an old woman -...bullet
5 Video 'Shatta Wale has no proper training' – Obrafourbullet
6 Video I need a generous guy to date – Princess Shynglebullet
7 Video I performed my song “16 years” in Rev. Obofour’s...bullet
8 Radio Presenter We know Castro is not dead – Andy Dosty...bullet
9 Video I was thrown out of the house in 2003 when I was...bullet
10 Video Delay took me backwards in life - Afia...bullet

Celebrities

X
Advertisement