Ace Ghanaian rapper Kwame Ametepee Tsikata, (better known by his stage name M.anifest) is set to stage his annual M.anifestivities Concert at the SandBox, Osu on December 16.
Running since 2012, this is the official end-of -year party for the international hiphop act, and parades esteemed industry colleagues. It is also his gesture of appreciation to his fans for their unwavering support.
This year, like many others, M.anifest has been among the most spoken-about rappers in the country, dominating headlines and being named among the top emcees in the country; notably by international music channel MTV Base Africa.
He also released his fifth project: Nowhere Cool to significant commercial and critical acclaim, including from Damon Albarn, Rocky Dawuni, and Spoek Mathambo. Featuring Dex Kwasi, Worlasi, Cina Soul, Nomisupasta among others, the album has widely been tipped as the best record released this year.
M.anifest’s other works include Apae: the price of free EP (2013), Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America (2011), The Birds and the Beats (Free Mixtape, 2009), and Manifestations (2007). In a remarkable career, he has won Best Rapper of the year (2013) – Ghana Music Award, Hip-Hop Song of the Year (2013) – Ghana Music Awards, Best Hip-Hop Video – 4syte Music Video Awards, Minnesota Emerging composer Award (MECA) (2010) – American Composers Forum, Songwriter of the Year (2008) – City Pages, among others.