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Watch Tshego and King Monada’s Music Video for ‘No Ties’

Tshego shares visuals for 'No Ties' featuring King Monada.

Tshego has finally let go of the visuals for his collaboration with house hitmaker King Monada. The song has proven a fan-favorite from Tshego's recently released album Pink Panther since it was released as a single.


"No Ties" is tailored for the dance floor, and will form the summer's soundtrack. The video is littered with the color pink like most of Tshego's videos. The two artists perform in different locations, including the bank of a dam, a house and later, in a club under strobing laser beams.

Cameos include Tshego's BFF, the producer and artist Gemini Major alongside the likes of Riky Rick and DJ Kaymoworld.

"No Ties" is the lead single to Tshego's album Pink Panther, which the singer, rapper and producer released through Universal Music. The artist told us in an interview with him that the album was just a collection of songs he felt sounded great together.

The artist told us that he made a light-hearted album as a form of escapism from dark events he's experience:

"I'm a dark person, in general. I like black, I'm not a colorful person. I don't know if it's because I was exposed to the harsh realities of life early on. Or because I'm like a gloomy guy, I don't know. But I'm very straight forward, I'm very like, no bullshit. I'm very like, it's hard for me to trust people. It's hard for me to joke around if I'm not like used to you or anything like that. I like my space, I like being alone. So my music, it's like my party, so when I make my music it's almost like this is my time to party because I've been through some not so good things."

Watch the music video for "No Ties" below and revisit our interview with Tshego here.

Tshego feat. King Monada - No Ties www.youtube.com

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Kofi Jamar Switches Lanes In 'Appetite for Destruction'

The Ghanaian rapper and "Ekorso" hitmaker presents a different sound in his latest EP.

The drill scene in Ghana has been making waves across the continent for some time now. If you're hip to what a crop of young and hungry artists from the city of Kumasi in Ghana and beyond have been doing over the past year, then you already know about rapper Kofi Jamar.

Towards the end of November last year he dropped one of the biggest drill songs to emerge from Ghana's buzzing drill scene, the popular street anthem "Ekorso." In the December and January that followed, "Ekorso" was the song on everyone's lips, the hip-hop song that took over the season, with even the likes of Wizkid spotted vibing to the tune.

Currently sitting at over 10 million streams across digital streaming platforms, the song topped charts, even breaking records in the process. "Ekorso" maintained the number one spot on Apple Music's Hip-Hop/Rap: Ghana chart for two months uninterrupted, a first in the history of the chart. It also had a good stint at number one of the Ghana Top 100 chart as well, among several other accolades.

Even though he's the creator of what could be the biggest song of Ghana's drill movement till date, Kofi Jamar doesn't plan on replicating his past music or his past moves. He has just issued his second EP, a 6-track project titled Appetite for Destruction, and it would surprise you to know that there isn't a single drill song on it. Although drill played a huge role in his meteoric rise, he wants to be known as way more than just a drill rapper. He wants to be known as a complete and versatile artist, unafraid to engage in any genre — and he even looks forward to creating his own genre of music during the course of his career.

We spoke to Kofi Jamar about his latest EP, and he tells us about working with Teni, why he's gravitating away from drill to a new sound, and more. Check out our conversation below.

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