Bisa Kdei Announces Release Date for New Album - "Original"
12 January 2023
Photo: Bisa Kdei/Instagram
By Kinyua Mwangi
Ghanaian Highlife artist Bisa Kdei has revealed that his fourth studio album, “Original” will be released on the 20th of January 2023.
The much-awaited album also enlists some of Ghana's finest musical acts and with time Bisa Kdei will unveil more information about this project.
Bisa Kdei has had a spectacular career spanning more than a decade and is unquestionably one of the most accomplished and multifaceted artists in Ghana. Some singles from the album, such as "Criminal" and "Love You," highlight how packed the upcoming album is.
His previous albums "Highlife Konnect," "Thanksgiving," and "Break Through" received national and international recognition and have been played all over the world. The three previous albums solidified his name with hits such as "Brother Brother", "Mansa" and "Life" being so popular.
Highlife is a genre of music that originated in Ghana in the early 20th century and is characterized by the use of Western melodies and harmonies, accompanied by traditional African rhythms and percussion. Bisa Kdei's entire career is based on this genre and he is one of the most successful highlife artists in Ghana. His music, though with other genre fusions, still maintains an authentic feeling of Highlife which is Ghana’s mainstay genre.