Throwback to Ghana’s Animated Music Videos of 2017
Ghana’s music scene continues to evolve as musician
s explore alternative ways of promoting their songs with captivating illustrated song covers and animated music videos. Last year saw more artists gravitate towards the animated video format and I am delighted.
Delighted first and foremost because that’s putting out more of the content I love to consume (hurray African animation) and because the artists are hopefully making money from their passion. Special shouts to Jayso (rapper/producer) and especially Poka (illustrator/animator/ king of Ghana cartoons) who have consistently collaborated to create animated music videos. Poka is to Ghanaian animation in 2017 what Zingaro Productions was to cartoons in the 90s.
We put together some of the coolest Ghanaian animated music videos released in 2017.
Read full story here. (cover image by Bertil Toby Svanekiaer, a still from a video for Jayso, Sarkodie & Raquel)