To accompany Kalita Records’ official reissue of Okyerema Asante’s 1980 Ghanaian disco masterpiece ‘Sabi (Get Down)’, we offer here an extended interview with the legend himself, allowing him to share his musical story. Lots of laughs and lots of memories. Please enjoy!
Kalita Records are extremely excited to announce their second release, Okyerema Asante’s Ghanaian disco monster, ‘Sabi (Get Down)’.
After touring the world and recording with both Hugh Masekela and Oneness of Juju, ‘Sabi (Get Down)’ was Okyerema’s first solo record, released privately in limited numbers on his label Atumpan Records in 1980/1. Recorded and manufactured in the USA, but only ever released on the African continent, this self-funded, scarce, and brilliant afro-disco LP regularly exchanges hands for eye-watering prices. Continue reading →