Artist: K. Frimpong Vis-A-Vis
Label: Hot Casa
Year of Release: 2020
Sounds From: Ghana
A classic and essential Hi – Life & Afro Funk album from one of the greatest Ghanaian singer and composer, reissued for the First time!
The legendary K Fimpong’s fantastic rare album was recorded in 1978 at Ghana Films Studio in Accra.
K . Frimpong was born on July 22nd , 1939 at Ofoase in the Ashanti – Akim district and entered right into music after elementary school by joining ” Star de Republic” and later «Oko’s band» after which he left to K. Gyasy’s band where he worked for more than 6 years. As a prolific songwriter and singer , here’s the reissue of his amazing album , a modern fusion of Hi- life and Soul .The excellent background is given by the famous Vis à Vis band, composed with the help of the great Collins Obiba Marfo.
Originally produced on “Ofo Bros” the label of the Ofori brothers in Kumasi, this four songs recording is a blend of dancable and spiritual Soul and straight Hi life . A must have vinyl of percussive Afro Funk for all the music connoisseurs, “K. Frimpong backed by Vis à Vis “ LP is a true masterpiece, so hard to find and reaching crazy skills for a decent copy affordable.