Ghanaian lyricist Okyeame Kwame is to perform at the Standard Hotel in Manhattan.

The MC is famous across West Africa for his sharp Twi lyrics on traditional highlife beats. Kwame doesn’t just stick to one genre – one of his latest tracks, Mere Twen Wogoes in on a reggae riddim:

He’s already been doing the circuit in New York, with a performance on May 14. The hiplife MC can’t wait to hit you with some more fire African tracks tonight though:

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