Samini – The renowned Ghanaian Reggae man

His real name is Emmanuel Andrews Samini, but he’s widely known in the music industry as “Samini”. The 1981 born Ghanaian musician is known for his exploits in the Reggae and dancehall music niches. He’s well known for mixing African dancehall with hip-hop, highlife and reggae. Actually, Samini made his debut when he signed his […]

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Shatta Wale – the Reggae musician from Ghana

Afrobeat is one of the commonest music genres that thrill Ghanaians and other music lovers in Africa. In fact, the African music will never be complete without a worthy mentioning of Afrobeat. It’s known for taking the listeners to the world of musical pleasures. There are well known musicians that have continued to champion the […]

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Harmonik – A Haitian Musician Band Per excellence

Haitian music is known for its rich cultural content. Several Haitian musicians have continued to rent the air with their excellent solos and albums. The Harmonik band is indeed a force to reckon with in Haiti. It’s a group of Kompa musicians led by Nickenson Prud’Homme. Actually, Nickenson Prud’Homme was born in Haiti. He started […]

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Kreyo La – Top Haitian Music Band

The Haitian music will never recover from the impact made by Kreyo La which is one of the most popular bands in Haiti. The group is known for playing “Compass” which is a well known Haitian rhythm that spurs people to greater heights in the music realm. Actually, the Kreyo La band was established in […]

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Kassav – Classic Haitian Music

When Haitian music is talked about, it cannot go without the mention of Kassav. Founded in 1979, the group consisted of 7 main members, Jocelyne Beroard, Jean-Philippe Marthely, Claude Vamur, Jacob Desvarieux, Patrick St. Eloi, Pierre-Edouard Décimus, Georges Décimus and Jean-Claude Naimro. The group went through a journey of a lot of success with the […]

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T-Vice – Haitian Band

With the growing interest among listeners for the kompa genre, grew the trend of compas bands. One such band to grab the attention of masses by their mastery in the Haitian kompa genre (also knows as compa) was T-Vice started during the 90s. The band is based in Miami, Florida but continues to gather fame and admiration in some of […]

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Kaysha: African Bohemian

Kaysha, (Edward Mokolo Jr.) Born January 22nd, 1974, in Kinshasa the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo but later moved at the age of 7, with his parents, to France. Kaysha is an expressive manly singer, with a voice that has captivated much of African and European pop music listeners alike. Since the […]

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Sweet Mickey : The Creole Sensation

A former musician of Haitian decent during the 80’s well into the 90’s. Sweet Micky (Michel Joseph Martelly) was and still is regarded as the spokesperson of compas music in his home country. Born on February 21st 1961, in the state capitol of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Michel Joseph Martelly was raised in a middle class family, […]

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Haitian Music Station

The musical history of Haiti is tied with the country’s colonial roots and the traditions of the slave communities who were traveled for Haiti during the colonial period. Before exploring the history of Haitian music, it is important to take a look at this beautiful country’s history. Haiti was a beautiful Caribbean island which was […]

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