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Xqusit set to release debut EP “THE COME UP”

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Xqusit set to release debut EP "THE COME UP"

The COME UP EP, which is introducing Xquisit unto the music scene as a happy-go-lucky hustler, whohas patiently waited for his Come Up is now here with us and the lead single for the EP, “The Come Up,” is detailing the narrative of how the rapper questions himself if he is in the right profession.

He follows up with a question, asking God “will I die young or die broke, will I do tramadol or deal coke” sharing his career and life insecurities in prayer to God. But Xquisit says he still wakes, regardless of family and friends questioning his Come Up into the music scene, but he affirms that God has better plans, and it will pay off.

Xquisit’s EP, The Come Up, which has been in transit for almost 10 years is hugely inspired by his determination to prove himself he deserves a seat at the table, and this EP solidifies his quest to be recognized and the choice of title of the 6 song project walks you through the phases described by Xquisit to get to the top.

Xqusit set to release debut EP "THE COME UP"
Xqusit set to release debut EP “THE COME UP”

Structurally, The Come Up EP is essentially spotless as far as providing a firm body of musical artistry that conveys a message within and The Come Up EP is one of the most well-produced musical element in the music scene currently, the beats on the EP are next to insane and one that is difficult to get out of your head immediately and with the likes of skirmisher Beats and Gomez handling the production, it’s hard to dispute the quality.

Xquisit displays at ease his lyrical prowess with The Come Ep (if you disagree jump straight to Hating feat. Boy Salty) and Xquisit certainly goes into raw and artistic detail with his lyricism on The Come Up,and whether conscious or unconscious, the choice and arrangement of the titles define his various phases to get to the top.

Some of the insane lyrical displays come from tracks such as; Slow down, Hustle and the EP’s anthem, Hating as Xquisit conveys some expressively and accomplished verses on these songs which are trulybound to force a reaction out of the listener after listening.

Xqusit set to release debut EP "THE COME UP"
Xqusit set to release debut EP “THE COME UP”

First, he introduces his struggle, doubts and plans on The Come Up. He then introduces Hating which is a certified street anthem jam for 2020 featuring Boy Salty. The hooks is easy to remember and one that gets stuck in your mental! And his descriptive rap takes you on a visual trip that it can almost actually feel like you are watching the entire The Come Up unfold.

“This be the world we dey, you for look sharp,” gives a sense of encouragement and self-motivation to everyone about his hustle, and Xquisit has in the past, as he narrates on the intro to the EP about the challenges of juggling a day time job and music together. And it definitely feels after looking sharp, staying committed opens the possibility of Going High, a song he features Brainna.

The consistency that Xquisit displays throughout this EP are what truly makes the project special. The Come Up EP engages his peers with collaborations and the features on The Come Up EP make for a strong statement and solid support to the other artists of the album.

A careful listen of the EP projects Xquisit as a mentor who is in his mentoring and advisory role for people to believe in themselves. His experiences from events such as The Next Big Thing Competition and Vodafone Icon and his mission to get mainstream attention revolves around the 6 piece EP project, opening more personal stories and decisions in terms of family and friendship, religion and relationships. Hating, Hustle, The Come Up as the opening, Look sharp are all examples of this.

Rating: 8/10

Best Tracks: Hating, Hustle, Slow Down and The Come Up

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Tom D’Frick Drops ‘La Read’ visual starred Taju Jimal, Kose and Apoki Gh

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Ghanaian Hip-hop artiste, Tom D’Frick, won’t let 2021 be of rest as he quickens giving his fans his very hit single “La Read” official video.

He drops “La Read” as his most-streamed single to begin the year, which become the new trend anthem gaining more recognitions a very classic song. The video starred comic actor Kose, Apoki Gh and popular Taju Jimal from our screens.

The year “2021 looks promising with Tom D’Frick as he continues to spark with controversy. Also, lend to bring a new dynamic with his brand and look forward to dropping more bangers and engaging my fans more. I’m back in full force. No doubt, take a piece of your time and listen to the song here and watch the video on YouTube as well.

Stream Song here: https://song.link/gh/i/1539164468

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I’ll strip you naked after Akufo-Addo’s Inauguration” – Kennedy Agyapong strikes at Amidu.

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Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu , a stench member of the strongest opposition in Ghana as at now who is also a politician and a served as the country’s attorney general from 2011 to 2012 seems to have been trapped in the ” lion’s” den this time around.

The underground FBI agent, hon. Kennedy Agyapong, who strongly disagreed with the New Patriotic Party leadership on assigning Martin Amidu as the first ever special prosecutor of the country in the year 2018 has come out to infuriatedly jab the former attorney general and minister of justice who resigned some months ago after claiming H. E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo interposed with the scrutiny of the Agya Pa deal.

These two top gurus have been in the news recently after the MP elect for Assin Central openly ascertained that Martin Amidu had mental health problems, called him a ” wee smoker” and dared him to provide the medical reports he hid in Germany before coming to Ghana once again after which all we heard of was Martin Amidu resigning from his position and debunking rumors of he being mad as stated by the owner of the Net2 tv.

Speaking on the regular show he chairs on his tv, whilst addressing the problem of stagnation in the country, the father of 22 jabbed the former attorney general whilst speaking on live tv.


“The things that are embedded in me are boiling. You Martin Amidu, wait for Akufo-Addo to be sworn into office first. The way I’ll strip you naked.. I’ll reveal all the evil plans you had for the NDC. The NDC should be careful. He planned with Rawlings to make sure that Mahama loses the election then he Amidu and Zanetor will take over the party. ” Kennedy lambasted.

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“Your Generation Will Pass on the curse of Infertility” – Selly Galley Curses Social Media Bully

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Selorm Galley-Fiawoo known by many as Selly Galley is a Ghanaian actress and TV presenter. As many celebrities are victims to social media bullying and trolls, Mrs Selly isn’t left out of the list of bullied celebs. It may seem her cup of tolerance is full as she rains curses on an online bully.

The user with the name henewaa_piesie2 made a comment under Selly Galley which triggered a harsh reaction from the Actress. According to Selly Galley this isn’t the first time she has been attacked by the user and she is not going to let this one slide.

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I blocked you on my verified page for similar comment, today you're back here with more. I won't let this slide. For these ignorant words of insults that came out of your mouth to me, seeking to cause me pain and unhappiness for absolutely nothing I've done to you or your family… I say to you this wednesday noon of October 14th, 2020 that You will not live to prosper and be happy. You will have a lifetime of bad luck and depression. Everything you touch, say or do will bring unexplainable misery to you. Your generation will pass on the curse of infertility, unhappiness, madness and misery I call upon you this day. May your business go from bad to worse. May every pain I've ever felt in my life be transfered to you and may every good plan the Lord had for you be transfered to every woman waiting on the Lord for children. You will beg to die and even death will forsake you. My Lord did not create me barren or any woman and so may HE make an example of you to show HIS greatness. I DARE THE LORD TO HEAR MY CRY… Galatians 6:7-9, “ Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit. "Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were. Amen.

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Read Selly Galley’s Reaction below:

“I blocked you on my verified page for similar comment, today you’re back here with more. I won’t let this slide.

For these ignorant words of insults that came out of your mouth to me, seeking to cause me pain and unhappiness for absolutely nothing I’ve done to you or your family…
I say to you this Wednesday noon of October 14th, 2020 that
You will not live to prosper and be happy.
You will have a lifetime of bad luck and depression.
Everything you touch, say or do will bring unexplainable misery to you.
Your generation will pass on the curse of infertility, unhappiness, madness and misery I call upon you this day.
May your business go from bad to worse.

May every pain I’ve ever felt in my life be transferred to you and may every good plan the Lord had for you be transferred to every woman waiting on the Lord for children.

You will beg to die and even death will forsake you.
My Lord did not create me barren or any woman and so may HE make an example of you to show HIS greatness.
I DARE THE LORD TO HEAR MY CRY…

Galatians 6:7-9, “Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit.

“Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don’t be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.

Amen”  

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Rapper Aziz Havoc Speak On The Hardship On Ordinary Ghanaians In latest song, “Economy”

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Rapper Aziz Havoc Speak On The Hardship On Ordinary Ghanaians In latest song

High-quality roads and bridges are critically important for Ghana’s future. But today, they are severely under-funded.

Traffic congestion increases each year. More and more roads suffer from potholes and rutted pavement.

Many of Our bridges are showing their age with structural deficiencies. And in truth, the vast majority of highway revenues are spent on highway maintenance rather than expanding capacity. The question is: Don’t we have Government?

Ghanaian Award Winning Rapper and singer, Aziz Havoc who is a force to be reckoned within the side of hip/hop, Afrobeat, Afropop stands as the voice of the struggling masses as he spits out the hardships the ordinary Ghanaians are going through on the street and town faces.

Speaking about how the government has paid a death ear to some cries from where he is coming from and other towns in Ghana in his new released song titled, “Economy” he spoke about bad roads ,corruption and others.
Bad roads are a problem many of us are used to deal with,bad roads create gaping potholes.

Day after day, we suffer nightmarish commutes while waiting for local government to help solve the issue. He also spoke about corruption in the song.


Corruption exists in all branches of the Ghanaian government, and there is often a lack of accountability.

Since independence in 1957 every government, from Kwame Nkrumah to Akuffo Addo has been accused of being corrupt. I believe there is some level of corruption in every man, some are able to tame it others don’t really care.

This dude is really talented and Ghanaians need to pay attention to the songs he always talks about positive messages that can bring change in Ghana and everyday life.

Download and Listen to his new songs on all music platforms (Aziz Havoc- Economy);

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Alicia Keys out with her seventh studio album “Alicia” featuring Diamond Platnumz amongst others

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American R&B singer and songwriter, Alicia Keys has officially dropped her album “Alicia” featuring Platinum Diamonds and more.

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Written and produced largely by Alicia Keys, the album also features songwriting and production contributions from Swizz Beatz, Ludwig GöranssonRob Knox, Johnny McDaid, and The-Dream, among others.

The album was originally scheduled to be released on March 20, 2020, then May 15, before being delayed further due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Alicia is the eponymous seventh studio album by American R&B singer and songwriter Alicia Keys. It was released by RCA Records on September 18, 2020. 

Seven singles were released from Alicia, including the Miguel duet “Show Me Love“, “Time Machine“, “Underdog“, “So Done“, featuring Khalid, and Tanzanian act, Diamond Platnumz on “Wasted Energy.”

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Listen: Mawcom X teams up with Kuvie on ‘Gift Of God’ album

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True to his name, Ghanaian born, widely travelled and successful creative; Mawcom X pushes through one of the toughest periods in his adult life so far with the passing of his mum to arrive at this very moment. With the help of producer and friend Kuvie, he channels all his emotions into what has now become ”Gift of God”. The name is a triple entendre which implies that firstly; to be alive is a ”Gift of God”, secondly, our ability to create is a ”Gift of God” and finally Mawuli literally translates into ”God exists” so my existence is a ”Gift of God” to the world.

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The five tracked EP all produced by the superstar producer, Kuvie (Sarkodie, Pappy Kojo, Joey B, Efya and more) consists of a smooth range of songs that ease you in from Highlife infused Hip-Hop beats, hard-hitting rap bars, classic Afrobeat and groovy melodies that give props to the recent Ghaianan sounds that have made their way across very many borders, spreading the palm wine music gospel.

Easing you into the listening journey, Mawcom X teams up with $pacely and Iye on ‘Talk Talk’ for the first track, clean, purposeful and setting the tone that despite what people might say, he’s got his eye on the ball. For the 2nd track, Mawcom X is in a prayerful mode as he turns his gaze upwards to ‘Jah’ for guidance and direction. The track sits on a mellow Hip-Hop beat infused with coastal palm wine beats. Named after him, ‘Mawuli’ encapsulates the state he was in as he pushed through the pain to birth something beautiful from the hand he had been dealt.

Following ‘Jah’ is ‘More’ featuring Kirani AYAT. ‘More’ respectively is a cool Hip-Hop joint that keeps the level of groove and message of the tape so far, then comes ‘Pure’ which sees Kuvie introduce a welcome Reggae vibe to the production and La Même Gang’s $pacely jumps on the record with Mawcom X and their message? Positive vibes only. For the final track on this collection, Mawcom X enlists Nigerian born vocal genius, Boj on a more laid back Afrobeat vibe on ‘Body’.

Stream, download here!

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