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Another future hit in the making?

DR CRYME’S NEW SINGLE HITS THE CHARTS IN 2 WEEKS

 

 

After dropping his “Finally Finally” album last year and consequently embarking on village tours in Ghana, the “Kill Me Shy” hitmaker has jumped on the Ghana and Afrobeat Chart again. His “1Step 2Back” hit single which was officially launched in Scotland about two weeks ago is currently on number 7 on the Global Afrobeats Chart with P-Square and Camp Mulla still battling the Number 1 position. It wasn’t a surprise to the populace when it entered the Showbiz and Citi Charts just a week after its release in Ghana.

Dr Cryme is very impressed with the media support and indicated that his next release party will be in Takoradi on September 21 at Paragon Night Club and Tarkwa on September 22. He mentioned that he will love to do an equitable promotion and enable the song sink into the Ghanaian showbiz system simultaneously. The song which is a very impressive Afrobeat, combines very good rap lines and is very easy to dance to.

Dr Cryme has a lot of awards to his credit including winning UK’s prestigious Golden Heart Award with D’Banj in 2011.The E-Jam Records CEO, Korsah-Brown indicated that there will be consistency in the release of singles as requested by fans. Next to be released will be a song that almost leaked in the UK, Dr Cryme featuring Sway entitled “You and I. Two Videos will also be dropped in September namely, “More Fan” and “1Step2Back”.

EL to perform at Love Afrobeats Festival

EL to perform alongside P-Square, Wande Coal, May D, Fuse ODG and more at Love Afrobeats Festival at London’s HMV Apollo

Ghana’s most iconic rapper EL joins the likes of P-Square and Wande Coal to perform to a demanding audience this summer for the Love Afrobeats Festival

Carnival weekend sees Nigerian music heavy weights P-Square headline the most anticipated and most talked about show at the London HMV Hammersmith Apollo on 26th August 2012. The duo will be bringing their outstanding live performance to the UK once more and will join a stellar line up of African artists.

The Love Afrobeats Festival which is a cultural celebration of African music is organised by the biggest African promoters, Cokobar, SMADE and Phoenix Global Media. The festival is set to take over the 5000 capacity venue with performances from the biggest musical forces including Mavin’s Wande Coal, Square Record’s Mr MayD and Ghana’s finest E.L and Azonto sensation Fuse ODG as well as two of the most promising upcoming UK-based Afrobeat artist DL and Ezi Emela who will be bringing the summer back with their anticipated performances.

The founder of Cokobar, Ropo Akin states: “Our aim each year is to exceed and be better; and to provide entertainment that encompasses what African music is about, what Afrobeat stands for”

With the rapid rise of Afrobeats in the UK and around the world, the genre has been widely accepted within other genres of music with collaborations from hip-hop’s leading man Rick Ross and P-Square to Fuse ODG and funky house veteran Donaeo.

Following the success of the Afrobeats Festival last year, this year is set to be bigger and better with the addition of Ghanaian artists and a few surprises.

The Love Afrobeats will be hosted by comedian Elenu. Tickets are now available via www.cokobar.com