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DKB Fires Back At Critics After Presidential Invite

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Comedian Derrick Kwabena Bonney popularly known as DKB has fired back critics after his invite by the president of the land, His Excellency, Nana Akufo-Addo.

It will be recalled that, the President recently agreed to host the popular comedian at Jubilee House, the seat of government, to talk about the future of Comedy in Ghana and more. This, some people including industry see as joke, disrespectful and unnecessary.
However the comedian finds this disturbing, and the described critics as low life and haters of Ghana comedy.
Explaining what really happened on the night, he told host DJ Nyaami on 'We Dey Vybe' on SVTV Africa that, there is so much hatred in the industry and that's why this is all happening.
"I was at home when Obour called me to perform for Nana and Bawumia, which is president and vice. I told myself this is a rare opportunity to try my luck and plug in a request, so I perform marvelously on the night and the president and everybody laughed, so I told the president, he must try and host me oo and let's talk about Comedy and the way forward for the young ones. The President stood up shake me and agreed to host me. Then later when the news went out, people started insulting me and bashing me, saying this is bad and disrespectful.
This shows that, they are all low life people and has nothing to do with their life. These people including industry persons are all haters" he added.

The comedian furthered that, he granted an interview on a local radio station after the invitation and the presenter asked him, why didn't he go to the ministry rather than making a public request to the president.
The Comedian said, he regretted granting the interview and wish the negativity in the industry will stop.

DKB further quizzed critics that, what's the difference between going to the president and the minister?
"I didn't get it and I was very furious but I realise we're on radio, so I told the presenter, president or ministry, they all serve the same purpose"

He urged persons criticising him to stop the negativity and hatred and rather help the Comedy business in Ghana to grow.


Veteran High-life star Bessa Simons to collaborate with Kuami Eugene, Kidi, King Promise and others

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When vintage music is blend with modern music and a pinch of Afrocentric flavour, music lovers will certainly love the taste.

Veteran highlife Musician, Bessa Simons is just about to make that happen. Bessa Simons has revealed that, his yet to be release songs will be featuring highlife and Afropop crooners Kuami Eugene, KiDi and King Promise.

Bessa Simons, when asked if he will be featuring any of the young acts on his yet to be release songs told DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa at the just ended VGMA nominees jam that, "Oh a lot of them, I love King Promise, Kuami Eugene, KiDi and lot of them. I have new songs that I'm yet to release and will be featuring them on it"

Bessa added that, the current crop of artistes has a lot to learn from the old ones and vice versa. This, he say, he will a long way to help highlife music and Ghana Music as a whole.


I’m Disappointed In VGMA 2019 Nominees Jam - Andy Dosty

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Celebrated Radio Presenter, Andrew Amo known in showbiz circles as Andy Dosty has chided patrons of this year's Vodafone Ghana Music Awards held in Kumasi over the weekends.

Andy Dosty, who doubles as a board member of the awards scheme told DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa that, he is disappointed at the way things turned out at the just ended 2019 VGMA Nominees jam especially with regards to security.
"Nothing is cool actually, I'm disappointed in my own Kumasi people, the crowd is just too much, people are being pushed here and there, lots of cables being destroyed, I think security is just not enough, so I advice we get more back up"

When asked his opinion on this year's VGMA nominations and the various categories, he replied "it's quite unfortunate I'm a board member, so I can't say much about this, we all have different opinions and we need learn to understand things before concluding" he added.

The date for the main awards is not out yet but it's believed to come off in May, 2019.

Andy Dosty is the host of 'Day Break Hitz' on Hitz 103.9FM between 6am and 10am.


Dhat Gyal To Thrill Fans At Chicago Ghanafest This Summer

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Dhat Gyal To Thrill Fans At Chicago Ghanafest This Summer
Budding musician Dhat Gyal is set to embark thrill fans at this year’s Chicago Ghanafest come summer.

The festival will see the sensational afro pop singer showcase her talent to the international world and also give her the opportunity to interact with some of the Europe-based Ghanaian artistes and other international artistes.

Organised by the Ghana National Council of Chicago, the 2019 edition promises to be superb and bring lots of young artistes together.

It is scheduled to come off Saturday, July 28 in Chicago.

During the festival, the artiste will cease the opportunity to tell patrons her contribution to the music genre's growth in Ghana.

In an exclusive interview with Dj Nyaami on SVTV AFRICA Dhat Gyal, known in private life as Afare Ernestina has a number of hit songs which include 'Any man Na Man, 'Odo', 'Welcome to Africa', among others.

She promised to thrill fans to her popular songs such as 'Odo', 'Any Man Na Man', among others. Dhat Gyal Told Dj Nyaami on SVTV AFRICA

GhanaFest in Chicago is a dance-party celebration of Ghana’s culture and heritage. The festival focuses on bringing together the city's Ghanaian community during this traditional holiday. The event boasts DJs from around the world playing traditional and contemporary dancehall Ghanaian songs, and pre and post parties are held across the city.

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