Updated: Jan 26
Five of Ghana’s contemporary live musicians discussed the future of country’s iconic Highlife sound and gave exclusive performances on the final series of Highlife Music Deconstructed (HMD) Series.
In the last of five posts, we give you a bit of background of each of the artists that performed. They include producer Kwame Yeboah, BiQo and Nee Mantse of Lala Sessions, Kyekyeku of the Opong Super Stars band, and Nyornuwofia Agorsor of the Agorsor Band.
Nyonurwofia Agorsor is an Afro-world musician and a fine artist, who is the lead vocalist of her band Agorsor. She produces her music using traditional indigenous Ghanaian instruments in her band, including the flute and believes music is the greatest tool in educating body, mind and soul.
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She educates us on the root of the African knowledge system, her passion for promoting greater appreciation of indigenous African instruments and some of the barriers facing women in the music industries.
Follow her @nyornuwofia