The soundtrack of Blay Ambolley on Radio Cosmo / WDR

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, legendärer Highlife- und Afrobeat-Musiker aus Ghana wurde erst in seiner Heimat berühmt, danach eroberte er die USA. Im Soundtrack berichtet er von Begegnungen mit Musiklegenden wie Ebo Taylor und Jimmy Smith, seinen politischen Texten und von seinem Hit “Simigwa-Do” – das Stück wird von vielen als erste Rap-Aufnahme gesehen.

Legendary Highlife – and Afrobeat musician BLAY AMBOLLEY first became famous in his home country Ghana before entering the US musicscene. in this radioshow he is speaking about playing with guys like Ebo Taylor and Jimmy Smith, as well as about his political lyrics and his most famous hit “Simigwa-Do” – the song which has been declared the first rap – song of all time.

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