Stonebwoy: CNN African Voices Features Ghanaian Afro-Dancehall Star In Bob Marley's Studio

Stonebwoy: CNN African Voices Features Ghanaian Afro-Dancehall Star In Bob Marley's Studio

  • Ghana's Stonebwoy has been featured on CNN's African Voices documentary series
  • A sneak peek of Stonebwoy's episode was shared online by CNN Africa, heightening the anticipation of fans for the full version
  • In the past, the show has hosted several other creatives across the continent, including East Africa's Eddy Kenzo
  • YEN.com.gh exclusively spoke with Stonebwoy, who established that he was truly honoured and grateful to share his story via the docu-series

Ghanaian Afro-dancehall act Stonebwoy will appear on a new episode of CNN Africa's African Voices docu-series.

The series is aimed at highlighting the continent's most dazzling people who create their own subcultures in areas such as travel, fashion, art, and music.

CNN Africa shared a sneak peek of Stonebwoy's African Voices episode online and announced the date of when the full version will air.

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CNN African Voices features Stonebwoy in Bob Marley's studio
Afro-dancehall star Stonebwoy. Photo Source: Facebook/Stonebwoy
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Stonebwoy shares his vision with CNN Africa

Talking to CNN Africa, Stonebwoy, real name Livingstone Etse Setekla, who shot his episode in the Tuff Gong studios in Jamaica, opened up on how the reggae legend has inspired his artistry.

The Ghanaian, who was featured on the recent edition of Bob Marley's Africa Unite album, unveiled his long-existing mission to unite Africa and its diaspora through music.

"As an African, I can relate to anything Black outside of Africa...It's time for us to bring it together to continue to sing one song," Stonebwoy said in the trailer of his CNN African Voices episode.

Speaking to Stonebwoy, he exclusively told YEN.com.gh that this African Voices episode was "a reflection of the impact my music has had in promoting cultural exchange and celebrating the rich diversity of the African continent."

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Netizens share their anticipation for Stonebwoy's CNN African Voices episode

YEN.com.gh gathered a few comments as fans shared their thoughts ahead of the episode's release.

Nconyar Kay said:

Opana also recorded at portable's studio in Nigeria. That is the real global artiste.

Joseph Paul Pablo wrote:

When Wisdom speaks

kennethashiakwei noted:

GHANAIAN GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL POWER HOUSE MUSIC KING STONEBWOY IS COMING LIKE A BLESSED DIAMOND

unclebilal_ added:

The originator of Afro-Dancehall we bow before you 1GAD

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Peter Ansah (Entertainment Editor) Ansah Peter is an entertainment editor at YEN.com.gh. He studied Development Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, graduating in 2018. His professional career in entertainment journalism dates eight years back as a showbiz and arts blogger for the now-defunct motionhypegh.net, continuing to Muse Media Networks, acting as the editorial manager for the network's flagship multimedia platforms. He has also managed several PR roles with top clients, including Afro Nation Ghana and Morgan Heritage. You can reach him at peter.ansah@yen.com.gh