Daily Trust (Abuja)

10 November 2012

Nigeria: Asa Debuts in Ghana Today

Renowned world music Nigerian singer, Asa will perform in Ghana for the first time at the 'Miss Ghana' 2012 finale today. The 'Jailer' songbird in spite of having several hit songs in Ghana has never staged a public performance in Ghana since her career took off.

'Exclusive Events', Ghana, organizers of the pageant made the announcement, adding that the singer will be accompanied by a team of performers who will stage what is expected to be a historic show.

A multiple award-winning act, Asa's style of music fuses pop, R&B, funk, neo-soul and reggae in a flawless fashion, all delivered in both English and Yoruba. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Marvin Gaye, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey, her music usually features a blend of impeccable percussion, funky Hammond organ and reggae infused bass.

Some of her popular songs in Ghana over the past few years have included 'Jailer', 'Be my Man', 'No One Knows', and 'Imperfect Me' amongst a tall rich list. The 'Miss Ghana' finals will be the first time she will be mounting a stage in Ghana.

Expectations are high, especially among her large Ghanaian fan base, some of who have been yearning for a day to see her perform on Ghanaian soil.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Daily Trust. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.