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8 Ghanaian musicians who made waves in Nigeria with their songs

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Accordingly, pulse.com.gh as your favourite hub for Ghanaian music and pop culture news is presenting you with a list of Ghanaian musicians that have made an impact in the Nigerian music space with their songs.

The song by the 20-year-old is currently the most popular Ghanaian song in Nigeria. ‘Kwaku The Traveller’ was released 11 days ago and it is the number song on Nigeria Apple Music at the moment.

The track is Gyakie’s claim to fame as it went viral through TikTok to become a monster hit track in Nigeria. T

The song made it to top 10 music charts in the West African. The song continued to chalk success after Gyakie featured Nigerian singer, Omah Lay on the remix. The official music video of the song has gathered over 28 million views on YouTube.

Out of nowhere, Patapaa, born Justice Amoa, became an internet sensation after his ‘One Corner’ went viral across Africa.

The song that came with a social media challenge became a favourite in Nigeria and received persistent rotations on the airwaves, at events and on Nigerian social media platforms.

Due to the success of the song in the West African country, Nigeria became the country Patapaa has travelled to for a music show.

Sarkodie has succeeded in making his name popular in Nigeria as he is regarded as the topmost rapper in the African continent.

However it comes to solo tracks, Sarkodie can not of a track that topped Nigerian music charts. However, he has had songs like ‘No Kissing’ featuring Patoranking, ‘Painkiller’ featuring Runtown and others that became hits in Nigeria.

R2bees is one of the Ghanaian music groups that has made waves across the borders of Ghana. The music duo featured Nigerian RnB giant, Wande Coal, on their ‘Kiss Your Hand’ song in 2009 and it turned out to be a popular tune in their respective countries.

However, back then music charts and digital streams were not that popular in Africa, hence, the success of the songs could not be measured by how they performed on charts.

In 2013, the music group also churned out another song that made waves in Nigeria when they featured Wizkid on the ‘Slow Down’ song. The official music video to the song has since recorded over 21 million views on YouTube.

Before R2Bees served Nigerians with a Ghanaian classic, VIP also did their best to introduce Ghanaian music flavour into the Nigerian music market. VIP’s ‘Ahomka Womu’ track is Nigerian favourite.

Accordingly, the song has featured in multiple Nollywood. The music group also released another song that became a classic in Nigeria after they collaborated with 2 Face on a song titled ‘My Love’.

The Ghanaian rapper remains one of the respected Ghanaian music icons who exported Hip Life to Nigeria. He featured Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye, better known as Tony Tetuila, on his FeFe Ne Fe hit track.

The Nigerian delivered a verse that gave the song mileage in Nigerian to become of the most popular Ghanaian songs in the country.

‘Azonto’ by Fuse ODG was an African anthem that went global. As such, the song which came to add to the ‘azonto’ dance craze did not escape Nigeria. The song and the dance became so common among Nigerians that P Square countered with their ‘Alinko’ track.

Azonto was released in 2013 and it featured Ghanaian singer Tiffany.



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Govt sets up 3-member committee to find solution to Bulgarian Embassy land saga

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This move comes as an outcome from the meeting between the Bulgarian Ambassador to Nigeria with accreditation to Ghana, Yanko V. Yordanov and the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor in Accra.

The Minister said: “You will recall that Justice Retired Kwasi Anto Ofori-Atta recommended that I use my good offices to find an amicable solution to this issue and this is what has culminated to this meeting with the Bulgarian Ambassador.”

“I look forward to building a relationship that goes way beyond the land matters into discussing bigger issues.”

The Minister expressed his profound gratitude to the Envoy for his leadership, sense of solidarity and corporation and on behalf of the Government and people of Bulgaria.

The Minister also thanked the President for showing tremendous skill and diplomacy in his leadership and his involvement in dealing with the matter.

He assured the Envoy that the desire of the President Akufo-Addo in solving the matter is one that he in his capacity as the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, will follow through to the letter.

The Bulgarian Ambassador to Ghana, Yanko Yordanov thanked the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and the President of the Republic for their personal intervention and commitment in resolving the impasse between the Bulgarian Embassy and the Private Developer.

“Bulgaria is thankful to each and every Ghanaian institution, Parliament and especially the Presidency and I’m very hopeful that with the support of these institutions, we will find a lasting solution to this,” he said.



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Gospel musician Joseph Matthew says he’s not a Christian

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In an interview on Hitz FM, the singer said “I am not a Christian, {but} I sing to glorify the name of God and Jesus Christ.”

The ‘Hallelujah’ singer pointed out that Jesus Christ referred to His followers “disciples” and not “Christians.”

In a bid to substantiate his assertions he said, “a Christian is an individual who belongs to a religious group called Christianity.”

Matthew’s point of view has generated debate among social media users. Some support his claims whereas others describe him as “confused.”

Responding to the section that thinks he is disoriented, the singer said “I think we {are} living in a generation where we are seeking the truth. We are tired of being told what to do. Now we can get the scriptures, we can learn it ourselves.

“If you do not understand what I am saying, you can go and google. Don’t take my word for it. If I am telling the lie, the scriptures are there,” he added.

In his most recent song, ‘Blessed,’ released on the April 23, 2022, the singer is heard singing, “God has already blessed me, I don’t need any Holy water on my head.”

The lyrics caused a controversy among many people. They were asking if the ‘Nyame Ye’ hitmaker was taking a swipe at Pastors who are fond of anointing Church members with ‘Holy Water.’



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I’ve not been sacked from UTV, never had twins – Nana Ama McBrown (WATCH)

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Day by day, new rumours surface about her absence and she has had enough. Accordingly, the actress is breaking her silence over her absence on TV.

You have not been seeing me, people are asking ‘has she been sacked from UTV?’ why what’s going on and all that. Your excellency Nana Ama McBrown is doing so well, I have been good,” she said in a video sighted by pulse.com.gh

She continued that “I am not used to responding to issues but people are just making a lot of stories about your lovely, bubbly and original entertainer. People are keeping you guys in suspense and I don’t like it“.

Affirming her good relationship with Despite Media, she said ” the news has been around, they said I have been sacked from UTV, no I have not been sacked. We are family, UTV is home, I have not been sacked. I don’t want to say I can not be sacked, who am I?

The actress in the video shared on her YouTube channel also discarded reports that she is pregnant or has given birth. “The latest news I heard about myself … I have read fake news about me pregnant again or me given to twins,” she said.

“That would have been so lovely but I bet you I have not given birth and my only biological child is baby Maxin,” she said. In the video below, she added that “I have a lot children, my stepchildren but I just want to say that I am not pregnant and I have not given birth“.



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