Ahemaa Nwomkro - Nsem Nyinaa Nyame

Philophon

Catalog number
PH45026

Barcode: 5050580757684

Release Date
June 10, 2021
Genre:
Regional
Style:
African
Format:
Regular price
€12,99
Regular price
Sale price
€12,99

Ahemaa Nwomkro, which means queens of Nwomkro, are Victoria Osei and Theresa Owusuaa. Nwomkro is an old Ashanti musical style, which played an influential role in the origin of the typical more roots-like Highlife style of Kumasi, the cultural capital of Ghana in the middle of the jungle. On this release the two singers have teamed up with the young generation of Highlife muicians of Kumasi. On guitar is Akule Pepe, who served for years in the group of Highlife legend Alex Konadu, the most on demand band in its time. The two songs are a rare example of how good pure Nwomkro gets together with typical Highlife.