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IS IT A BIG DEAL? TOP 10 GHANAIAN ARTISTES WITHOUT AN ALBUM




Ghanaian artistes may have reasons why they find no interest in album releases but to come out with an album requires a lot of work, money, effort and you have to know exactly what you want before you even take the first step if it is going to work. 

Many musicians look at releasing singles, making the song a hit, getting shows to play and traveling outside the country.

They invest more in recording songs, shooting videos but finds it difficult to promote their songs as expected.

Unfortunately, at this point lots of artistes make the mistake of saying, “Oh, let me just put it out and see what happens, if it becomes a hit, I will release an album and they end up releasing so many songs.

Fortunately, in these modern times, there's no particular need for you to manufacture hard copies of your album and start courting distributors to place it in record stores. There are so many sites that can get your music to the people digitally with ease. However, you need a plan for distribution, even if you do it digitally or hard copies.

there are countless number of Ghanaian artistes without album(s)
Below are TOP 10 Ghanaian artistes without an album:

1.GASMILLA:   Odartei Milla Lamptey popularly known as Gasmilla or International Fisherman, is a Ghanaian Hip life artiste who came into the limelight close to seven (7) years but has no album to boast of. He is noted for his hit songs “Aboodatoi” ‘3points’, “Telemo“ , ‘Joo’ and many more.
            Gasmilla’s first major single was “Aboodatoi“.

2. JUPITAR: Dancehall artiste Michael Okine popularly known in showbiz as Jupitar decided to pursue his music aspirations in 2010. He has over the years become a household name and has gain respect and recognition amongst his peers.
He has hit songs like: enemies, money box, enemies remix, clown and  has collaborated with both local and foreign artists. Some of the local artists include: Tinny, Trigmatic, Eazzy, Samini and Stonebwoy and others.
His unique style and music dexterity has helped in unveiling his talent outside the shores of Ghana but he doesn’t have an album. Jupitar is promoting his new song titled ‘Eternity’ ft Kuami Eugene



3. KUMI GUITAR: Nana Yaw Kumi, known in showbiz as KUMI GUITAR, has been in the music seen over a decade yet has no album. His single hit ‘BREAK INTO TWO’ which featured Guru got him nominated for New Artiste of the year in 2014 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Under Slip Music Records.
Kumi Guitar is known for songs like: Brown Sugar, Dream, Temperature, Aware3, betweener, Obra and many more which can be put together to make an album but as at now, he has none. The Zylofon media artiste is now promoting his latest song titled ‘Kokonsah’


4. WISA: Wisa Greid is a prolific song writer and composer. He was in the background for years until his track Ekiiki Mi hit the airwaves. Top of FormHis lyrics are a tight combination of local dialect GA, English fused with little bit of Afro
Pop pidgin English.
He was nominated as NEW ARTISTE OF THE YEAR at the Ghana music award UK 2016.He has hit songs like: Cocoa, kpuu kpaa, mintse bo and others but has no album.




5. DADA HAFCO:   Ghanaian High-life artiste Terry Asare Boamah, popularly known in the music industry as Dada Hafco, was a member of a hip-life group called ‘Mframa’ which made hit songs like: Disco,‘Fili gadoochi’ and others
Years after going separate ways, Dada Hafco has been doing very well churning out great high life songs like: ‘Fault of a woman’, friends today enemies tomorrow, Bedianko,  and more but hasn’t been able to come out with an album as a solo artiste.
Dada Hafco is currently promoting his new single “Ye be wu nti” produced by DDT



6. PAA KWASI: Paa Kwasi of the defunct Music group, Dobble has no album after years of singing both in the group and as a solo artiste.
Dobble made up of Paa Kwasi and Ennwai collapsed two years ago after they had worked on the ‘Christy’ song. The song was adjudged Most Popular Song of the Year at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Prior to their split, Dobble released countless hits and performed on several big stages but didn’t have an album in the six years of being in a group. Some of their hit songs include: Walahi Talahi, Good Mood, Otan hunu,Christy and more and as a solo artiste, he has songs like: Hun, Abe, I don care,Aseete,Akpaso and he is currently promoting Agogo 


7.ARTICLE WAN: Bright Homenya popularly known in showbiz circles as Article Wan is a Ghanaian Reggae and Afro- Dancehall musician and a producer.
He came into the mainstream with his super hit single “Solo” (HmmNyeNye) which was released in February 2016.
The song broke international barriers by making waves in Jamaica, Nigeria, London, Germany and other parts of the diaspora!
The song was featured in most of the credible and top most charts within the Ghanaian music industry
Aside the solo hit song, he has other hit songs like: Faya burn dem, Toowa, That Thing and many others. Article Wan doesn’t have an album to his credit. He is currently promoting his new single 'Hallelujah' ft Joey B


8. DANSO ABIAM: Silky voiced Tema based artiste Danso Abiam has also been in the industry for a decade and has hit songs like: Ghanaian lady(Belly dancer), Farmer, Ozaa and others but has no album.


9. DONZY: One Ghanaian hip life artiste doing very well in the music industry currently is Donzy Chaka but doesn’t have any album yet. He has hit songs like: Crusade ft Kofi Kinaata, Akwasi Bona ft Bisa K. Dei, Club ft Sarkodie and Piesie Super,Paapa and other songs that can be compiled to become an album.



10. APAATSE: Rapper and Singer Apaatse who has been in the system for years cannot beat his chest when it comes to album release. Apaatse has good songs like: My name, Wedding day and others. Apaatse released new song titled “Wo Baaya” which features Award Winning Fante Rapper, TeePhlow but didn't really promote it









STORY WRITTEN BY: DANIEL LARTEY

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