by Peace Agyare
Enjoy this beand new jam tagged ‘Rapper 101’ from the godMc M.anifest.
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Conceived in Accra, Ghana as Kwame Tsikata, M.anifest is the grandson of multi year old Prof. J.H Nketia, one of the main ethnomusicologists and writers in Africa. M.anifest went through 10 years (2001 – 2011) in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, where he cut his expert melodic teeth. Upon his arrival to Ghana in December 2011, his proudly present day African melodic character rapidly brought a reputation crosswise over Africa.
The achievement of his last task, Apae: the Price of Free EP (December 2013), which he depicted
as “motivated and incited by Ghana,” lay in the clever accounts of tunes, for example, Someway Bi and the earnest goals and wake up calls told in melodies, for example, No Shortcut to Heaven.
He has discharged four considerable solo endeavors: Apae the Price of Free EP (2013), Immigrant Chronicles (2011), The Birds and the Beats (2009), Manifestations (2007).
He was conspicuously included on five tunes on the Rocket Juice and the Moon collection that
was a community exertion from Tony Allen, Damon Albarn and Flea. M.anifest has likewise
been a habitually highlight craftsman on Africa Express stages.
He was a piece of the noteworthy Africa Express train voyage through the U.K in 2012,
Genuine Jons Chop up European visit (2012), the Africa Express World Cup exhibit in
Paris (2010), just as the Africa Express feature in La Coruna, Spain that made them play close
by Amadou and Mariam, Femi Kuti, Mick Jones, John Paul Jones and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
More so, his flexibility isn’t simply exemplified in his expressive adroitness and utilization of
various dialects (English, Twi, and Pidgen), however in his capacity to work together over an immense melodic range.
His ongoing rundown of colleagues – Kindness (UK), Kwame Yeboah (Ghana), HHP and
Proverb (South Africa), Fatoumata Diawara (Mali), Camp Mulla (Kenya), Hypnotic Brass
Ensemble (U.S) – avows this.
M.anifest’s imagination and innovative bowed has likewise implied that he is a much looked
for after open speaker. He is a prime supporter of Giant Steps (www.GiantStepsMN.com),
a five-year old meeting for innovative business visionaries and enterprising creatives.
Furthermore, he has had craftsman residencies and given addresses in St Lawrence University
(NY), University of Ghana, and addressed a few classes in Hamline University, Macalester
College (his Alma Mater), Penumbra Theater’s Summer Arts organization, Ashesi University
and that’s only the tip of the iceberg
Peace Agyare loves to write and is addicted to reading. She is a staff at Ghaflagh.com & ghafla.com/music/ A well bred journalist with a flair for entertainment, society and arts. She loves covering events and reporting personalities for the public consumption.
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July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020