Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – Simigwa

Ghanaian legend (and firm Tumbleweave favourite) Gyedu-Blay Ambolley originally released the seminal ‘Simigwa’ LP back in 1975. Over 25 years later (and after a 2 year wait since the initial announcement) the album is again available to order. Having been re-mastered from the original tapes, the announcement was made via the Voodoo Funk site last month.

Grab your own copy from the Academy LP’s Big Cartel page right now – at the time of writing you still have the choice of LP and CD - with the vinyl limited to 1500 copies.

”Suffused with his larger-than-life personality, this LP is an absolutely irresistible manifesto of his heavy Afro-Funk Simigwa philosophy. This record spawned a genuine dance craze in Ghana and is even considered a foundation record of the Hip Life style of Hip Hop that is popular in Ghana today.”

Gyedu-Bley Ambolley
Academy LPs

Side A
1. Kwaakwaa
2. Akoko Ba

3. This Hustling World

Side B
1. Toffie
2. Adwoa
3. Fa No Dem Ara


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