Ghana is located on the Westside of Africa. She has Cote DIvoire, Togo and Burkina Faso as her neighboring countries, all being French countries. She is bordered on the south by the gulf of guinea where recently commercial quantities of oil have been discovered.
Ghana has always been a great place to be. Aside her location as the center most country in the world and tourist places, in entertainment wise, you would always love to be in Ghana. Many forms of entertainment comes in sports, movies, site seeing and music. Ghana music is one of the best in Africa boasting of some the continents greatest musicians in the name of the famous Osibisa Band.
Music is such an important part of Ghanaians culture. Before the introduction of modern ways of entertainment, rural music was part of the culture of the country. Instruments used during those days to make music were the atumpan, dondon and drums. Ghana music has evolved over the past years. Rural music became hilife, then from hilife to hiplife or GH rap and gospel music. Reggae, dancehall and hip-hop tunes have also been introduced into Ghana music.
Ghanaians love their music so much that they take it everywhere they go with them. Even at the football stadiums, you would hear these songs. The Ghana football social network, a supporters group in the country will be seen singing these songs all day long. The love for Ghana music is tremendous. Some locals see the music as a sacred part of their culture. They use the music to share stories and teach wisdom with it.
To really understand the euphoria behind the love for Ghana music, one needs to be in the country to see things for himself. You would behold such a great spectacle seeing group of people dancing and singing. You will soon fall in love with Ghana music.
Derick Agyei, 24 years old and a Ghanaian. For more details, visit Ghana music
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