Kelewele is Sherifa Gunu’s newest song; a typical dance-tune with a good dose of positive vibe. The amazing singer and dancer seems to have heard the cries of fans, and has therefore release a precursor to some amazing projects she’s been working on with her management. For fans, it is refreshing to know she hasn’t lost her musical prowess.
Sherifa Gunu recently bemoaned the indifferent nature of Ghana music , likening it to a stagnant if not dieing industry. Whilst pundits and music lovers blame the lackluster nature of today’s Ghana music on musicians & their record labels, Sherifa Gunu believes the structures remain the problem. As an effort to prove that the quality and creativity hasn’t dipped, Kelewele is meant to send everyone tapping their feet and approaching the dancefloor. A sign that, music made in Ghana is still infectious. The success of Kelewele may just prove why she thinks the industry can survive if attention is paid to ensuring the structures survive.
With dance as one of her strengths, Sherifa Gunu composes music to elicit the dance in all of us. It is not surprising, that Kelewele is fast evading the places of bad music on the dancefloor, with adjoining massive airplay across the nation.
In recent times the accentuated voices of artistes can be heard across media platforms, bemoaning the high cost of promoting their creative works; Sherifa Gunu in a bid to score more points in the promotion of Kelewele brought her comic side to life. In an interview with the Communications director of Zylofon Media, Samuel Atuobi Baah aka Sammy Flexx, who also doubles as the host of Zylofon Fm’s “Showbiz Agenda”, Sherifa threatened to beat up any deejays and/or radio presenters who refuse to promote Kelewele. She made the fun-threat amidst laughter, and obviously endeared herself into the hearts of all in the studio. This may explain the steady but quick rise of Kelewele.
For a prolonged period Sherifa Gunu has been dormant in the release of new tunes. Despite frequently coming up in the news for other reasons, it was as if she got burnt-out with the saturated Ghana music industry. However, having emerged from a divorce, Sherifa Gunu believes the rejuvenation from the time-off is worth some spicy Kelewele.
Listen & Download Kelewele below.