Although Sponsor has been rated the most played song of 2017, critics have slammed it for the lyrics and there are some radio stations that black out some portions of the chorus.However, Ebony’s manager, Bullet of Ruff Town Records has dispelled the fears of fans while hitting out at the critics.
The Ghana Music Awards Board has been known to be unforgiving to songs that have suggestive lyrics or songs that promote violence and they have brought the hammer down on a number of songs over the years.
Samini’s huge hit song, Linda was disqualified for that reason so was R2Bees’ Agyei in 2012 and Bisa Kdei’s Brother Brother.
Works in this exhibition give voice to the unique histories of African American men and women and relate the stories of enslaved people, soldiers, athletes, poets, political leaders, and many others while also drawing attention to social challenges America continues to face today.
A traveling exhibition on view in the MSV Changing Exhibitions Gallery from September 9 through December 31, 2016, is curated by artist, historian, and director of the Women of Color Quilter’s Network Carolyn Mazloomi, Ph D, and organized by Cincinnati Museum Center, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and the Women of Color Quilters Network.
Instead of striving for realism or the perfection of human proportions as European art had since the time of Ancient Greece, African sculpture distorted and exaggerated aspects of the human body, resulting in otherworldly and at times frightening portrayals.
While such depictions of the human figure were viewed as naïve, crude, or aesthetically offensive by some, they were celebrated by...
African sculptures and statues remain as popular as ever before, appreciated by collectors for their contribution to modern art, most notably fauvism, expressionism, and cubism, as well as their enchanting aesthetic.
Their artistic sensibilities and portrayal of the human body put forward by African sculptures and statues offered a radically divergent aesthetic from those that existed in Western art.
The categories they filed in are Hiplife Song of the Year with Sponsor, Maame Hwe and Hustle, Dancehall Song of the Year with Poison, Afro pop/ Afrobeats Song of the Year with Date Your Father, Most Popular Song with Sponsor, Best Collaboration with Hustle and Song Writer of the Year.
Bullet is confident Ebony would grab many awards at this year’s event considering her popularity and the successes she has chalked in the year under review.
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