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Bola, North Ghana's Kologo Virtuoso


Awesome Tapes From Africa, now a label, is prepping its second release: a reprint of northern Ghanaian singer/multi-instrumentalist Bola's casette Volume 7. The tracks feature soul vocals and kologo plucks from Bola backed by drum machines and synthesizers. Stream "Abayetidu Ma" below and look out for Volume 7 out 4/3 on LP/CD/Cassette via ATFA.

Bola "Abayetidu Ma" by awesometapesfromafrica

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The 12 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Olamide, Khuli Chana, Kwesi Arthur x Vic Mensa, KiDi, Elaine, Ruger and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

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