May 8, 2020
Drawing from his collection of rare African records from the 1950s onwards.
With quarantines and lockdowns due to the Coronavirus pandemic ongoing around the world, artists are finding new ways to connect with people worldwide.
In VF Live – our favourite collectors take you inside their homes and record shops, for intimate mixes and performances.
For sound artist Peter Adjaye aka DJ AJ Kwame’s first VF Live set, he delivers a mix from his East London studio.
Watch and listen above, find out more about the set and check out the tracklist below.
“It’s all about afro-funk, highlife and west african contemporary music styles. I am of West African origin – specifically from Ghana – and have always heard highlife music throughout my life. It is one of the most important foundations of contempoary African music infused with a pride of national identity through the mix of traditional and modern techniques.”
1. Marijata – No Condition is Permenant
2. Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – Simigwa Soca
3.Thomas Frempong – Mada Meho So
4. Nana Tuffour – Sikyi Medley
5. Ahehehinnou Vincent – Best Woman