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So La Ma La

by Guy One

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So La Ma La 04:21


After his international debut #1 in 2018, the north Ghanaian Kologo (a two stringed proto-banjo) master Guy One is back with his brand new band, consisting of Kumasi's finest young talents, plus Florence Adooni and Tenni Akagam as his choir voices.

So La Ma La has a straight forward Highlife rhythm which melts together with some funky articulated afrobeat-a-like bass line. To Kale Na'nabala is instead in the traditional Kete rhythm, a bounce poly-rhythm in 12/8. But both songs are mostly defined through Guy One's Kologo lines and his soulful interpretation of the typical north-ghanaian vocal style.


released July 9, 2021

Guy One - Vocals, Kologo
Florence Adooni - Vocals
Tenni Akagaam - Vocals
K.D. - Organ
King Fi’i - Bass
Butik - Drums
Magsi - Percussion, Synthesizers

Produced by Max Weissenfeldt at Joy Sound Studios
Vinyl Cut by Jukka Sarapää at Timmion Cutting
Cover Art by Florence Adooni at Eye Joy Media
Photo by Sebastian Marggraf
Graphics by Jana Weiz at Artisan
Product Management by Angelika Schwarz at HWC

Special thanks to Janet Nietsche and Valentin Muthers


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