It was a night of good music as Afro-Pop musician Adina Thembi held her 2-hour album listening session at the Ibis Styles Hotel at Airport City in Accra, an event which amassed a host of Ghanaian media specialists, bloggers, entertainment critics, including President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey, Andy Dosty, Merqury Quaye, Jerry Justice all from Multimedia, Mr Logic, Kwame B, Radio Legend George Brun, CEO of Max International Larry Lowe, and a host of others.
Hosted by award-winning Ghanaian Journalist, Doreen Avio, the event saw an exclusive and topnotch performance of “WHY” – a love reggae song which was released few weeks ago off the yet to be premiere album. The award-winning artiste also took the audience through the songs on the album explaining her songwriting processes, studio sessions and more. She also spoke on the creativity poured to make “Araba”, where she revealed that the album was about her life and journey as an artiste.
“It was a beautiful experience for me. Richie and I go way back so we have that rapport and everyone else on the project is family as well, so, it wasn’t hectic at all,” she said.
he “Makoma” hitmaker described her maiden album as a beautiful blend of emotions and melodies, easy on the ears and a body of work for everyone.
“You know that sort of package that everyone can walk away with their bit, I can’t wait for everyone to hear it and I pray it travels far and wide” she said.
Adina also got emotional telling Doreen about her childhood days revealing how her mum worked hard to take care of her and other siblings all by herself. The singer stated that she put that experience into a song called “Nyedzin” which is featured on the album. Teary Adina encouraged everyone to stay strong no matter how tough things get adding things will get better.