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Kwesi Arthur Drops Date For New ‘Son of Jacob’ Album

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Finally! We have a date for the release of one of Ghana’s most anticipated albums – Son of Jacob.

After a long wait, rapper Kwesi Arthur has hinted at the date for the release of his album.

The rapper took to his social media handles, Monday evening, to announce that the long-awaited album Son of Jacob will be released on April 22, 2022.

The announcement was accompanied by an animated video depicting Kwesi Arthur seated on a hill, and in his possession, a Holy Book, as he is seen meditating.

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As birds chirp and fly in the sky, two voices are heard simultaneously – one singing in the Twi language, while the other (performed by UK spoken artiste, Suli Breaks) recites words in English – both based on Isaiah 40:31, “they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength”.

The news has been met with lots of excitement from fans on Twitter.

 

 

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Ed Sheeran Denies Shape Of You Copyright Claim At High Court Trial

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The singer-songwriter has been accused by two other songwriters of copying parts of his 2017 hit Shape Of You.

Sami Chokri and Ross O’Donoghue’s barrister suggested Sheeran treated lesser-known songwriters differently from famous ones.

Sheeran denied this, telling the court he had cleared parts of songs with “lots” of unknown artists.

Shape of You was number one for 14 weeks in the UK in 2017, becoming the best-selling song of the year around the world.

Chokri and O’Donoghue claim the song’s “Oh I” hook is “strikingly similar” to part of their track Oh Why, which was released by Chokri under the name Sami Switch in 2015.

On Friday, their barrister Andrew Sutcliffe QC claimed Sheeran “borrows ideas and throws them into his songs, sometimes he will acknowledge it but sometimes he won’t”.

But Sheeran denied the claim that he is a “magpie” who lifts other people’s work without acknowledgement, pointing out that he has often shared credit with lesser-known artists, including Shivers and Visiting Hours, and a song that sampled an “unknown composer’s” work from Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

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“All those examples are not famous artists that we’ve cleared songs with and that’s what I have to say on that,” he told the court.

Sheeran created Shape of You with co-writers Steve Mac – real name Steven McCutcheon – and Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, both of whom were also in court.

After its release, Sheeran added the team behind TLC’s 1999 single No Scrubs to the song’s writing credits after some commentators pointed out similarities.

On Monday, Mr Sutcliffe told the star: “The evidence is overwhelming that at the time of writing Shape of You, your songwriting process involved collecting ideas.”

Sheeran replied: “You say it’s overwhelming, I don’t agree with that.”

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In written evidence, the singer said the contested element of Shape of You was “very short”, and the relevant parts of both songs were “entirely commonplace”.

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He said: “Even so, if I had heard Oh Why at the time and had referenced it, I would have taken steps to clear it.”

He added: “I have always tried to be completely fair in crediting anyone who makes any contribution to any song I write.

“I do refer to other works on occasion when I write, as do many songwriters. If there is a reference to another work, I notify my team so that steps can be taken to obtain clearance.

“I have been as scrupulous as I possibly can and have even given credits to people who I believe may have been no more than a mere influence for a songwriting element. This is because I want to treat other songwriters fairly.”

 

 

 

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KiDi Set To Release Remix To ‘Touch It’ With Tyga On February 16

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Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Kidi has revealed the release date to his global hit sing remix ‘Touch it’ with American rapper, Tyga on February 16.

He made the announcement on his Twitter page on Valentine’s Day.

In an earlier interview with Joy Entertainment monitored by GhArticles.com, the ‘Send nudes’ hitmaker said, he had not been expecting the feature, thus it came as a surprise to him when he found out on social media he was to collaborate on the song with Tyga.

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“Maybe my team knew, but they didn’t tell (me) and decided to surprise me, because I got to know about it like everybody else. But that’s just one of the many remixes coming,” KiDi said.

The award-winning American rapper Tyga posted a video of himself listening to ‘Touch It’ on his Instagram story. However, the version played was not the same as the original.

 

 

 

 

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Hello Lovers, Here Is The Perfect Playlist For Valentine’s Day

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Hello Lovers, Here Is The Perfect Playlist For Valentine's Day

So, your outfit, your meal, and your flower game is so on point, your evening is basically a Nicholas Sparks novel come to live. But then it hits you as you pause mid-convo while gazing into your date’s eyes: There’s no background music playing. Big mistake. Huge!

Everybody has different genre preferences, but V-Day definitely calls for R&B.

Toronto DJ Killa Kels says her most-requested songs on the 14th include: Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up,” and tracks by Trey SongzJacqueesSummer WalkerSnoh Aalegra, and dvsn.

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Here are her top 10 songs for a dreamy yet sexy playlist:

1.     Lil Jon ft. Ludacris & Usher — “Lovers & Friends”
2.     Keyshia Cole — “Love”
3.     dvsn — “Body Smile”
4.     Jagged Edge —”Let’s Get Married”
5.     Donell Jones — “This Luv”
6.     Lloyd ft. Ashanti – Southside
7.     Pretty Ricky — “Grind With Me”
8.     Faith Evans — “Soon As I Get Home”
9.     Jacquees ft. Lil Baby — “Your Peace”
10.  Jhené Aiko — “Pu$$y Fairy (OTW)”

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Go ahead, update your playlist and anticipate a lovely night!!!

 

 

 

 

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