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Azonto Origination: Ga Cultural Bands Are The Real Azonto Originators

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Azonto is a branded Ghanaian dance which became popular in late 2010 but evolved into a music genre around 2012 when the movement was popularized by the likes of Sarkodie, Gasmilla, Eduwordji, Fuse ODJ, etc. There has been debates on the issue of who brought the “Azonto” genre. Many are those who has chosen Gasmilla and many others opting for Sarkodie and others. The following information are some facts put together by ghvibe.com about the real origin of the “Azonto” genre.

The “Azonto” dance originated from traditional performers who danced and sang during theit performances in Accra since 2008. It was only recognized and made famous in 2010 when one of these bands had an erected and entertaining performance at TV3 Music Music in 2010.

Around the time, people got to know the dance better in Accra. People started dancing it in clubs, parties, etc. It then spread to the other parts of Ghana. It was around that time that Gasmilla brought out a song “Boodatoi”, to be a song that goes with the dance. Later the next year, Sarkodie’s song “You go kill me” solidified the claim of “Azontoship” as a music and dance  movements in the country. Then other musicians like Guru, Eduwordji, Stay Jay, Fuse ODJ, etc glorified and globalized it.

 

 

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Shutdown Franchise Hosts “Back To 1957” In Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Venerated event hub based in the USA, Shutdown Franchise is yet again representing and celebrating Ghana in USA this March. This particular event is put up in accordance with Ghana’s Independence celebrations this year.

As Ghana chalks 67 this year, Shutdown Franchise has made it a point to bring to USA the “Back To 1957” Independence Concert. The show which spans for three days is slated from 8th March to 10th March, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The first day dubbed, “Ye Wo Abonten” (We Outside), which is on the 8th March sees the event happening at the Rumba, 2943 Girard Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55408. This is a jam party that has DJs like, DJ Lyriks, DJ Peaceboii and DJ Soundtainer representing. Also hosting the night is KMJ, Patrick, Ogkoko and Mr. Mankato representing.

The second day, Saturday, 9th March happens to be the main event, happening at the Granada Theatre, 3022 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN. The event night dubbed, “Highlife Meets Hiplife” with Bisa Kdei and Kwaw Kese headlining the night.

The last event day, Sunday, 10th March has “Ye Wo Krom” (We Dey Town)” show crowning the whole three day experience occasion. DJs on bill are, DJ Eazy E, DJ Oceeking, DJ Famous, DJ Lyriks, and hosted by JosiEnt.

For ticketing, checkout the links from below;

Day 1 – March 8th 🎫 https://bit.ly/abonten
Day 2 – March 9th 🎫 http://bit.ly/backto1957MN
Day 3 – March 10th 🎫 https://bit.ly/yewokrom

For tickets and table reservations call – +1 612 450-5490.

Also for further enquiry visit www.shutdownmnent.com or jagonzy.com.

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10 Year Old Chloe Invokes The Holy Spirit At Oyerepa’s “Young Ministers” Show

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As God said in Acts 2:17, that He will pour out his spirit into all, and that even children will prophesy and minister, little Chloe seems to be doing the Lord work at a tender age.

Chloe, a competitor at this year’s “The Young Ministers” by Oyerepa TV got judges, patrons and fans of the show worshipping. It was just like the pentecost when the Holy Spirit came on the disciples.

Chloe did a powerful rendition of Pastor Kwame Amponsah’s “Merensesa Me Nyame Da” last week. The performance that came along with a short choreography got the judges in their spiritual gear praying and worshipping.

One particular judge was so in the spirit that he flowed in spiritual language. The audience weren’t spared by the spree as they tagged along. The whole atmosphere was charged and it was almost as if the competition grounds was a church having a crusade.

Chloe who churches at Christ Apostolic Church in TUC, has since been churning out amazing performances on the show which is fast making her become the audience’s favorite. Her videos are springing out all over social media foras.

Checkout the video of her performance on the show from below.

 

Vote for Chloe to remain in thr competition and win ultimately via short code *920*55# and choose YM17.

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