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3 Promising Up and Coming Artists in Kofcity

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The Eastern Region has been blessed with unparalleled talents of every kind with music being dominant.

Many of such music talents who have broken through and left footprints of their music in the hearts and minds of music lovers nationally and internationally are Elder Mireku, Rocky Dawuni, Ohemaa Mercy, the late Dasebre Gyamena, Abirekyeiba Kofi Sammy among others.

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Many of the young up and coming musicians spread around the region possesses such music prowess but with little financial muscle to push their talent for national recognition.

Among the varied challenges that most up and coming artists are faced with, Dassebreba Kwame, Kobby UrGe and Amazyn Gee through hard work and dedication, are leaving no stone unturned in registering their music as household names in Koforidua, the capital of Eastern Region.

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They were also selected to be part of the Kofcity We Dey project for 2019/20 organized by Joy Daddy Multimedia based in Koforidua.

The Kofcity We Dey Project is a yearlong annual event with the main objective of raising at least one Eastern Region based top musician.

 

Dassebreba Kwame

3 Promising Up and Coming Artists in Kofcity

Popularly identified with the traditional highlife genre, Dassebreba Kwame previously with the stage name Kwame Rhatty entered into music professionally through the late Dasebre Gyamena.

Born and raised in Srodae, a suburb in Koforidua, the highlife crooner since 2016 recorded songs including, I Do, Sorry which features Koo Ntakra, Summer Time, Only You and more.

Dassebreba in 2019 released a hit song Ware Me which became the toast at every wedding reception received massive rotation on most radio stations in and outside Eastern Region

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Dassebreba Kwame in 2019 was also selected to be part of the Kofcity We Dey project and has plans of continuously churning out authentic highlife music to come from the Eastern Region and Ghana as a whole.

His desire, however, is to use every platform available to transforms lives through music and to campaign against Road Accidents.

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Kobby UrGe

3 Promising Up and Coming Artists in Kofcity

Born Evans Kwabena Horsu, Kobby UrGe who currently resides in Nsawam in the Eastern Region is from Atsiavi in the Volta Region of Ghana.

He discovered his music talent at an early age of 15 in 2013 in his final year at the Junior High School. career when I was 15 years old in the year 2013 when I was in my final year in Junior High School.

Kobby UrGe whose music dexterity switches mainly between Hip Hop, Hiplife and Afrobeat came third (3rd) at the maiden edition of the National Rap Show, organized by Joy Daddy Multimedia in Koforidua.

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He was also selected to be part of the Kofcity We Dey project and has before then released Obaa Heema, Quality Life, Eda Wanim ft. Koo Ntakra, Patience and Omo Killer.

UrGe is currently promoting his hit single Love and Anger which features Jay Biizi. He is working hard to release his debut album and stage his own concert by the end of 2020.

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Amazyn Gee

Di Wo Fie Asem

Being one among male-dominated musical talents in the Eastern Region, Amazyn Gee is a force to reckon when it comes to contemporary highlife music.

She was born in Damongo in the newly created Savannah Region where she received her basic school education through to the Senior High School.

Born Grace Kumatey, after her SHS education moved to Nkurankan in the Eastern region to start her music career professionally in 2013.

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Amazyn Gee has gone through very tough times until she had her first breakthrough song titled Wallet. Wallet received good media both on-air and online mileage which won her the Female Vocalist of the Year at the Eastern Music Awards in 2018.

Amazyn Gee is also currently promoting he first single Di Wo Fie Asem under her new management, Eastside Records.

She also earns a spot as the only female among 10 males on the Kofcity We Dey project for 2019/20

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Asiwome Writes born Asiwome Tei-Mati is the Chief Writer at www.asiwomewrites.com, a blog for all credible and At the Moment Entertainment News. A blog designed for all Showbiz News, Interviews and Reviews in the Creative Arts industry in Ghana. Asi Wome is an entertainment enthusiast and journalist, a Communication Strategist and a radio and TV Entertainment, pundit.

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Prophecy: COVID-19 Will Be Defeated In 10 Days from Today – Apostle Evans Tawiah

COVID-19 will be defeated in 10 Days – Apostle Evans Yaw Tawiah

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Prophecy: COVID-19 Will Be Defeated In 10 Days from Today – Apostle Evans Tawiah

As the world grapples with managing and finding a lasting solution to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Evans Yaw Tawiah has prophesied the defeat of the virus in ten (10) days.

The Apostle of Souls for Heaven Ministry, based in Koforidua in the Eastern Region revealed yesterday in a Facebook post, that the novel COVID-19 will be a thing of the past in 10 days.

“God has answered our prayers. In 10 days, COVID-19 will be a thing of the past. Keep on trusting God,” he posted.

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The Apostle of the gospel, who also doubles as the owner of the Koforidua based radio station, Emak 97.7 Fm in an exclusive interview with www.asiwomewrites.com further stated that the defeat of COVID-19 which is in 10 days, starts from today, Monday, March 23, 2020.

“The Lord told me (Apostle Evans Yaw Tawiah), in 10 days, starting from today, COVID-19 will be defeated.”

He, however, cautioned that times are evil and called on all to come to Christ because we are in the end-time.

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Apostle Tawiah urged every Ghanaians to partake in the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo’s call for the nation to fast and pray on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

He also appealed to the general public to take all precautionary measures and the directives given by the Ghana Health Service and the president respectively.

 

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COVID-19: Singapore Set Aside S$1.6 million For Arts And Culture

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COVID-19: Singapore Set Aside S$1.6 million For Arts And Culture

SINGAPORE: About S$1.6 million will be set aside for the arts and culture sector as part of support for the community amid the COVID-19 outbreak, and to prepare the sector for “post-disease recovery”, announced Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth Baey Yam Keng on Friday (Mar 6).

“We want cultural performances to continue during this time as the arts inspire us and lift our spirits, as long as necessary precautions are in place. This is what MCCY (Ministry for Culture, Community and Youth) agencies and institutions – including NAC (National Arts Council), NHB (National Heritage Board) and PA (People’s Association) – will commit to, where possible,” he said in his Committee of Supply speech.

“We also want to encourage arts and culture practitioners to take this opportunity to develop their capabilities and better position themselves for the future.”

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Part of the S$1.6 million will include a subsidy of 30 percent for venue rental and associated costs for arts and culture activities from Mar 7 to Jun 30.

This will be applicable at national cultural institutions such as the Esplanade, Arts House Limited venues, and the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre.

In addition, the National Arts Council will provide a one-time, enhanced capability development grant for individuals and arts organizations.

The aim of this grant, which will open to applications from Mar 16, is to promote upskilling and organizational capability development, said Mr. Baey.

These two initiatives are part of the Stabilisation and Support Package announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat during his Budget speech. The package was introduced to help stabilize the economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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“Arts groups and practitioners, including those who enjoy subsidized rentals under NAC’s arts housing scheme, can benefit from both initiatives,” said Mr. Baey.

The Package includes a training support scheme for self-employed persons, who will be paid S$7.50 per hour as training allowance when attending eligible programs.

NAC will continue working with SkillsFuture Singapore to curate arts and culture courses for arts freelancers to complement existing initiatives like the Arts Resource Hub.

“We encourage all eligible arts and culture professionals to tap on the available measures, including subscribing to the Arts Resource Hub, which is free, and prepare themselves for the post-COVID-19 upturn … We encourage arts practitioners to support one another during this time,” Mr. Baey said.

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Kwahu Traditional Area Has Called Off Kwahu Easter Celebration

The annual Kwahu Easter and all other activities associated with it has been called off by the Kwahu Traditional Area

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Following the directives from Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana on the novel Coronavirus – COVID -19 outbreak, the Kwahu Traditional Area has called off the annual Kwahu Easter celebrations.

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In a release dated March 16, 2020, and signed by Samuel Tuffour, registrar of the Kwahu Traditional Area, one week, forty days observation and funerals in Kwahu must be on hold indefinitely.

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