Music broadcasting platform, Boiler Room is heading to Ghana’s capital on March 23 for a music showcase.

Rapper Kwesi Arthur, La Meme Gang, Amaarae, DJ Mic Smith and Vision DJ have been named for the event, which is being staged in Accra for the first time, and aims at “supporting and celebrating uncompromising artists who do it ‘their way,” per an official statement.

The event, dubbed “True Music Africa,” is being put together in partnership with liquor company, Ballantine’s.

Boiler Room chief business development officer, Steven Appleyard says about the gig: “We are tremendously excited to take True Music Africa to Accra, Ghana.

“This will be the first time we have touched down in the country, a place whose rich musical heritage has influenced a new wave of fresh young talent reworking hip hop, trap, rap and R&B. We couldn’t be more excited to be pushing the sounds of these artists to our audience and showing them what’s happening in this special part of the world,” he further submits.

On his part, Tom Elton, head of music at Ballantine’s remarks: “With True Music Africa we’ve been able to explore some of the continent’s most vibrant and diverse music scenes and share them with the world,” adding that “there’s a real buzz and energy around the continent right now which is why we’re so excited to head to Accra, somewhere our tour has never been before and see what this energy is bringing to their local scene. It feels like the perfect time to be able to shine a light on Ghana’s fantastic young independent talent and there’s no better partner to do this with than Boiler Room.”

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