According to Wikipedia, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a contemporary or previously recorded, commercially released song, usually by someone other than the original artist.
Through music sharing platforms like YouTube for instance, some young, up and coming musicians have gained recognition for their exceptional covers of original compositions.
In no particular oder, we attempt a compilation of nineteen of the amazing covers some of Ghana’s finest acts worked on in 2013.
Samini – Azonto for P Square Alingo
E.L (Push Your Buttons) for Jay Z-Open Letter
Efya – Body for Chris Brown-Don’t Judge Me
Jon Germain- Please Don’t Judge-Me for Chris Brown-Don’t Judge Me –
Kesse – Please Don’t Judge Me for Chris Brown-Don’t Judge Me –
Raquel – Yes/No for Banky W Yes/No
Yaa Pono – Bayla Trap for R2BEES Bayla Trap
Stone (Bradez) ft Cabum and Strongman-Bayla Trap for R2BEES Bayla Trap
Yaa Yaa – Life feat Caroline for R2BEES Life
Kesse feat Jupitar – Bayla Trap for R2BEES Bayla Trap
Edem – Sika Y3 Mogya for Pat Thomas – Sika Y3 Mogya
Edem – Akwada Wesoa Sokoo for Amakye Dede – Akwada Wesoa Sokoo
Cris Waddle – Azonto Ghost for Bisa-Azonto Ghost
Guru – Abena refix for Area Boi ft Obrafuor -Abena
VIP – Ye Ko Disco for Mafikizolo – Khona
Chase – Blow / Future for Blow feat Rocko
Fritz – Titanium for David Guetta feat Sia Titanium)
Rumor, Lil Shaker, Magnom – Buzanga for Ace Hood – Buggati
EL, C Real and StarGo – Ni**as in Accra for Jay Z and Kanye (Nig*** in Paris)
Compiled by: Gameli Hamelo & Abdullai Ishaak/enewsgh.com