Music of Sunday, 9 October 2016
Guess you’ve heard Obrafour’s Kwame Nkrumah song, right? Yes, this particular song was released in the year 1999 and was produced by the legendary Edward Poku, popularly referred to as Hammer of the Last 2.
Well, rapper M.anifest has taken to his social media platforms to adore this great piece. According to M.dot, Obrafour’s Kwame Nkrumah song is the greatest rap song ever and he went ahead to praise the song the more.
This is the greatest rap song ever made in Ghana. Everything about it was revolutionary. Vision, lyrics, that haunting almost ????ly melody, the adlibs, the almost uncomfortable sound of the female backing vocals, the melodies he employs during the verses, the use of tradition in a plethora of ways, the libation chants. Bruh. Almost 2 decades later and I get emotional still listening to it. I want to interview Obrafour and Hammer about this timeless piece.