Rapper Pappy Kojo returned from a year-long musical hiatus with a rejuvenated mannequin of his celebratory end of yr anthem “Thomas Pompoyeyaw”.
“Thomas Pompoyeyaw” remix maintains the distinctive mannequin’s afro-influenced EDM manufacturing calibrated by Grammy-nominated Ghanaian file producer GuiltyBeatz. This is not the first time Pappy Kojo and GuiltyBeatz have joined forces, as they earlier collaborated on GuiltyBeatz’s 2018 smash hit file “Akwaaba” which moreover featured afrobeat celeb Mr. Eazi and Patapaa. The dance file garnered lots of of 1000’s of streams all through all platforms, launching GuiltyBeatz into worldwide prominence. The highly-rated producer has gone on to produce three information off Beyonce’s Grammy-nominated ‘Lion King: The Current’ album.
Pappy Kojo taps but another Beyonce collaborator for the remix, South Africa’s queen of dance, Busiswa (who moreover made a customer look on The Current album). Busiswa enhances Pappy Kojo’s efforts with a memorable rap verse.
Going by the moniker “Fante Van Damme“, Pappy Kojo has on a regular basis made it some extent to put his hometown – the coastal Fante twin metropolis of Sekondi-Takoradi on the map. “Thomas Pompoyeyaw” is but another step taken in that path. Aside from being an ode to the rapper’s birthplace, the afro-infused EDM jam moreover models the tone for the city’s well-known Masquerade Competitors which is well-known yearly by the Christmas festivities.
The complementary music video exactly captures the carnival mood of the well-known competitors. Directed by David Nicol-Sey, the eye-popping visuals choices cutaway scenes highlighting the historic metropolis’s gorgeous seashores, iconic avenue relics and electrifying native dancers clad in vibrant masquerade regalia.
Watch the music video proper right here: