Doreen Avio of Myjoyonline.com writes about her experience as the host of Ghanaian songstress Adina’s debut album called Araba. Adina who is known for hits like Killing Me softly featuring Kuami Eugene, SIKA, Makoma held her album listening and it was MCed by Dorren Avio, co-host of Cruise Control on Hitz 103.9fm.
It was a night of good music as Afro-Pop musician Adina Thembi held her 2-hour album listening session at the Ibis Styles Hotel at Airport City in Accra.
Adina took industry personalities, bloggers, entertainment critics, media, and loved ones down memory lane with discussions centered on “Araba”, her maiden album.
Personalities in attendance included President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey, Andy Dosty, Merqury Quaye, Jerry Justice all from Multimedia, Mr. Logic, Kwame B, Radio Legend George Brun, CEO of Max International Larry Lowe, and a host of others.
The award-winning artist also took the audience through the songs on the album explaining her songwriting processes, studio sessions, and gave an exclusive performance of “WHY” by Adina from the yet to be released album.
Speaking on the creativity poured to make “Araba” a reality, Adina revealed that the album was about her life and journey as an artist.
“It was a beautiful experience for me. Richie and I go way back so we have that rapport and everyone else on the project is family as well, so, it wasn’t hectic at all,” she said.
The “Makoma” hitmaker described her maiden album as a beautiful blend of emotions and melodies, easy on the ears, and a body of work for everyone.
“You know that sort of package that everyone can walk away with their bit, I can’t wait for everyone to hear it and I pray it travels far and wide,” she said.
The singer stated that she put that experience into a song called “Nyedzin” which is featured on the album.
Teary Adina encouraged everyone to stay strong no matter how tough things get adding things will get better.
“I was saying to my manager that I feel like this song to anybody that is going through anything is a testament. I am a testament that, no matter how tough it gets you can actually come out of that crazy situation it is.”
“I mean look at me now, I’m not doing so bad for myself and I’m doing pretty well, looking at all that crazy stories and we here today,” she said.
The 10 track album was produced by Richie Mensah of Lynx Entertainment with KiDi the label’s signee being the only artiste featured on the album.
“Araba” is set to be released on the October 30, 2020.