Custom Search

Lyrics ~ Videos ~ News ~ Whats New ~ Articles ~ Booking ~ Frontpage


Get your videos and Music on our site for a good deal

Stonebwoy says Ghanaian dancehall artiste should add a little Ghanaian Flavour to their Music


Dancehall icon Stonebwoy has added his voice to calls for uniqueness in Ghanaian Dancehall and Reggae music.

According to him, though what Ghanaian Dancehall musicians are doing now is pure Jamaican Dancehall, it will make sense to add a little bit of Ghanaian flavour to make it unique.

He was commenting on a recent statement from ace saxophonist, composer and rapper Gyedy Blay Ambolley that Ghanaian Dancehall artistes should do well to get a unique identity that would differentiate them from their Jamaican counterparts.

“We do Jamaican Dancehall and Reggae in Ghana a lot, so if we are doing Dancehall and Reggae, I don’t know how else you want it to sound differently from the regular Dancehall and Reggae music we have. But I believe that picking a point from what Ambolley said, inculcating our cultural stuff from Ghana into our Reggae and Dancehall music is an intelligent argument because you can hear me fuse Twi or Ewe in most of the songs that I do; that is trying to inculcate the Ghanaian element into them,” Stonebwoy, currently in Italy, told NEWS-ONE in a telephone interview.

He also stated that Ambolley, a veteran Ghanaian musician is apt in expressing his opinion on music.

“He may also have a reason for saying that. He cannot come out and say anything anyhow because I think he is an elderly person and an elderly musician in Ghana who also can add his opinion

when certain things are going on about music.

“Leaving the highlife and hiplife genres, where he belongs, to make a comment about Reggae and Dancehall, I believe that it may not be all perfect or all true. He may have his reasons,” Stonebwoy added.

His statement conforms with what Ambolley called for: “The musicians, who are in that line of music, take more of their beats that come from Jamaica and add their voices to them. I think we need to have an identity. If our brothers from Jamaica who have created that form of music come down here and we are doing the same thing like them, it doesn’t really sit down with me. We need to add some part of our cultural aspect to the style that we’re using in the Reggae and Dancehall music.”

Stonebwoy got nominated in five categories – Dancehall Artiste of the Year, Artiste of the Year, Dancehall Song of the Year, Best Collaboration of the Year and Best Performer of the Year – for the 2014 BASS Awards.

He commended the organizers of the awards for focusing on awarding and rewarding artistes in the Reggae and Dancehall genres.

“For the primary idea of awarding Reggae and Dancehall artiste across Africa and Ghana, it is good because at the end of the day, it focuses on those particular genres to reward or award artistes, who contribute to Reggae and Dancehall in Ghana,” he said.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to 2014.

Stories You Might Have Missed

Americans Wants Dancehall artiste Mavado Deported

The ten richest Jamaican Dancehall & Reggae Music Entertainers

Plot Uncovered to Kill Entertainer Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel says Tommy Lee and Popcaan have betrayed him

Spice Lashes Youth View Awards Show!

Elephant Man said Beenie Man is Badmind

Alkaline Picture Before he started Bleaching his Skin

Tessanne Chin Confirmed Split With Husband Ask For Privacy

Mr. Vegas Replies to I-Octane, says "badmind" not in his DNA !

Custom Search

Lyrics ~ Videos ~ News ~ Whats New ~ Articles ~ Booking ~ Frontpage

HOT ON THE WEB NOW!

Loading...

MORE TOP STORIES HERE >>>>>

Contact us :  BBM: 330E61A0..Tel:1876-837-7665..1876-395-8008 or

 INFO@DANCEHALLREGGAEWORLD.COM  for information on how to get your information posted on our site.

SEND ALL DANCEHALL AND REGGAE MUSIC RELATED ITEMS TO INFO@DANCEHALLREGGAEWORLD.COM

Double DDee Ready for the Music World



Recent Articles

  1. Gully Bop ft. Granite - Money Fi Di Gal Dem Prod. by Granite Productions

    May 04, 15 07:04 PM

    World Blast Premier Gully Bop ft. Granite - Money Fi Di Gal Dem Prod. by Granite Productions Artiste Name : Gully Bop ft. Granite Song Title : Money Fi

    Read More

  2. Premier E-Dee ft. Glen Washinton - Where I Belong

    May 04, 15 06:27 PM

    World Blast Premier E-Dee ft. Glen Washinton - Where I Belong Prod. by Qmillion Riddim(Unseen Lab Recording) Artiste Name : E-Dee ft. Glen Washington Song

    Read More

  3. Vybz Kartel & Phillip T2K - After Jail Prod. by Grass Root Records

    May 04, 15 06:22 PM

    World Blast Premier Vybz Kartel & Phillip T2K - After Jail Prod. by Grass Root Records Artiste Name : Vybz Kartel & Phillip T2K Song Title : After Jail

    Read More

  4. Brandnew: Ras Xtr3me - Di Original Shaat Locks Mix

    May 04, 15 06:00 PM

    Ras Xtr3me teamed up with Vibe Explosion for Di Original Shaat Locks Mix. The musical influences range from reggae over hip hop to ska. His unique soulful

    Read More

  5. Mezmo - Everything Stop (When Yuh Whine) May 2015

    May 04, 15 02:58 PM

    New Single Release: Mezmo - Everything Stop (When Yuh Whine) May 2015 Firstpage Production Download: www.loyal-linkz.com/images/audiofiles/meZmo-Everything_StopWhen_yuh_whineLL-DD.rar

    Read More

GET YOUR MUSIC & VIDEOS POSTED ON DRW




Kamouflage Devil Gal Official Music Video


Artiste of the Month



SHARE 1 LOVE



Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Newsletter.

MORE TOP STORIES HERE


Get Your Questions Answer In Our Help Center
Question about songs & Titles only! [click here]


SPONSORS Sites
Negril Vacations
seasandsunjamaica
my-island-jamaica.com
keepitjiggy.com
reggae-online.com
caribbean-fun-cruises.com