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ABROKWAH MMADWOA

Abrokwah mmadwoa nni dwoa nti Na ɔsonsɔn ne ho te sɛ aboa oguan Na baabi a mmayowa di asa nnyɛ ne tenabea Baabia ɔdɔ ntoklo deda nnyɛ ne kwan Mpo na w’akɔ tena ɔdɔ dua ase …n’ankampɛsɛ w’akɔte bi adi b Na ne sumyɛ mu mmakɔm nisuo …bɛtumi ahyɛ Akwasua mma Nso na onyin papa […]

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AHOBANBƆ

Sɛ afe afe ne ho afiri n’aprɔ …ɛɛkɔ tɔ afe foforo nhyiaso yi Asan afedie bebree na asumsum Ɛnti ahwɛyie ne ahobanbɔ afidie …a onipa biara hia de ayɛ ahowen II Bɔ wo ho ban firi asan ho …na ma w’adɔfo adwen nkɔ adidie …wɔ asomdwoe agrɔdibea Bɔ wo ho ban firi ɔhaw ho …na […]

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NSƐM A EDIKA

Ɔman yi mu amaman …ayan te sɛ sikan Oyiwan mu suman …ɛkyiran te sɛ saman Ɔhaw yi mu abakan …ne suatra suban Prɔyɛ a ɛhyɛfa wɔ yɛn apakan- …mu, adane nkoguo sekan Sɛ yɛ hia ɛban ɛnɛ yi a …ɛne yɛn amamrɛ sankɔfa Nso hwan n’ɛbɛ di kan …ama ɔman nan adi akyire? b Hwɛ […]

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ASRƐSRƐ

Asare kɔ asrɛ …kɔ srɛ srɛ aaa …kɔ srɛ ɛsrɛ a yɛ de bɔ ban …ɛsrɛ a abuso wɔ nwura mu …ma amanfoɔ de sereɛ bɔ ne kahyire Nso ɔsuwa aniwuo te sɛ nsuo a ɛwɔ ahina mu II Nkɔnkɔnsa mpanpan kyerɛ a Asare ayɛ sɛ abirekyie no Yɛ de aniwuo dani abaa …bɔ no […]

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AKUAFOƆ NSAMRANE

Nkasɛi akono nkonimdifoɔ …ayekoo Awiaden ano mɔdinmmɔfoɔ …ayekoo Nsubrane ano akukudurofoɔ …ayekoo Mmoadonoma huhuuhu mbɔ mo hu Mfifire ne awɔ nnyɛ mpa mo aba Sɛnea mo nnyim asaase ma ɔwɔ yɛn nuaba Na mo yɛn wɔn ma wɔn som yɛn yɛm deɛ Yɛ ma mo ayekoo! Ab Y’akuma pono nyinaa nsafoa …kura akuafoɔ Yɛn tɛkrɛma […]

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AKOKƆ ASA WƆ AKROMA KROM

Yɛ se yɛn mmra nantinkwa …na kro chia hyɛ me nan yi Yɛ se yɛn mmra ano nkatumuo …na kasa ɛgoro m’anum yi Yɛ se yɛn mmra nsa pan …na gong gong ɛgoro me nsa ano yi M’adane ɔpatuo wɔ nnomaa a wɔkɔ anɔpa su krom Me yɛ dɛn goro serehehe? II Ɛnnyɛ abɔfo tuo […]

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WO NWUMA

a. Ɛyɛ maapɛ na ɛmaa Kwaku …n’apɔkye din Ne merɛ so no Na onnim ɔbaa kitiwa …ɔbaa kɛseɛ …ɔbaa tiatia …ɔbaa tintin …ɔbaa berima …ɔbaa warefoɔ …ɔbaatan mpo na w’akohunu ɔbaa yarefoɔ Sika boa ma owurawura ayaase ahorow …kosi sɛ ɔware ɔbaa animonyamfoɔ a ɔwɔ Krɔwaso b. Abaawa Afua ne Apɔnkye abakan …kɔyɛɛ abaayowa Abaawa […]

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CHACHA

Yɛde nwomasua ɛɛto chacha Ama ayɛ tesɛ ekro aa aprɔ sɛɛ pachaa Asresɛm ne sɛ …yeemia no wɔ akrɔkrɔ kwan so Yɛbɛyɛ dɛn atu mpong? II Obiara nim sɛ nwomasua yɛ y’atwideɛ a …y’ehia de afiri ahohiahia yi mu …akosi mpuntuo kro mu Enti deɛn nti na Ɔmama bɛ to kɔ benkum …na Opreman ni […]

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ƐYƐ W’AKOSUA KUMA?

Nana Nyame Totrobonsu …nyansa sene ade nyinaa nti na …obi Akosua kuma nnyɛ obi anum no Enti neɛ ɛmrɛ atukwan abɛduru wɔ nyansa mu yi …a kwajo hoho adwene gu so te wo nyansa so yi …wo nhunu sɛ, sɛbi, nkwaseɛ nwansena ɛɛguro wo nsɛmka ho? II Kyerɛsɛ Kwame Asikuma …bɛtumi asi n’agɛgɛ mu …agu […]

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ƆDƆ NSƆKƆ (20+)

Yɛse ɔdɔ kɔ baabia ɔdɔ wɔ Enti me ti wo nne a na me ho afɔ Efirisɛ wo ho kɔm kɔm tesɛ atɔyɛ nsutɔyɛ Sei frɛdɛ frɛdɛ frɛdɛ wɔ ayaase asuɛyɛ Wo yɛ ɛta a me hia wɔ me sen mu II Wo sɛ etuo a me hia wɔ m’fuom Wo yɛ amaango a me […]

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MPRƆYƐ MU

Nneɛ ɔkaa sɛ bebia abɛ bɛtɔ biara yɛ mprɔyɛ mu no …yɛ ɔbadwenba a adwenehare kyekyere n’aniso adehunu kakra Efirisɛ abɛ bi tumi tɔ egya mu …ɛhye Abɛ bi tumi tɔ ɛboɔ so …ɛwo Abɛ bi ti tɔ fɔm ma mmoadoma we Abɛ bi tumi tɔ nnɔti bi mu …ɛmmim a y’ɛnhu n’adwosuo koraa …na […]

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AKUKU-ADAMFOƆ

Na ɔmama abɔ mma …ama ɔnam a, na n’abati ɛɛto ahantan nnwom Efirisɛ na obu ne ho okukudam N’ɛnso wɔn a wɔhyɛ n’ase nyinaa buu no okuku-ɔdamfoɔ nnyɛ nɛ II Wo bisa sɛ ɛdeɛn ntira? Ɛneɛ tie ɛ Ɔde suahunu ɛkɔtena suatera dua ase …de pia pia nsukɔnoma kɔ dua no so Ɔfaa nyamberansɛm yi […]

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AYASE NTƆKWA

Akasa akasa bebree yi fapem ne sɛn? Yɛse yɛse mframa ɛɛkeka ammodin dɔ ho asɛm Bɔyiɛ! Ib Ano jejejeje bɔ awerɛfie Sɛ sɛbi, yɛ nto ɛdan akyi pono mu Paapa, …ansa na wo bɛ bue w’ano no Hwɛ hunu sɛ Wo dan akyi pono mu ato danwee Efirisɛ ɔdɔ mu akronfoɔ kyere woa …ɛɛdɛ sene […]

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YƐNFRƐ YIE

Yɛnfrɛ yie o Na yɛngyai sɛ y’adane yɛn ho abɔmɔfo bɔne Ɛɛtoto yɛn ho yɛn ho piaw Wɔ nsɛyiɛ adjan mu no 1b. Nnɔbae bɔne abobɔ wɔ yɛn nfuo mu …kɛtɛasehyɛ bayerɛ …prɔyɛ mankani …krɔno brɔdeɛ …anibrɛ ɛmmo …ntrɔ bankye …pɛsɛmenkomenya ntɔrewa …w’ati me w’aka me mako ne ne nkeka ho Nso yen tima nframa […]

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IN THIS CUE

We are in a cue We will dock when we’re due There is nothing like immortal few And there’s no one to really sue Let the natural tongue speak of life’s curfew CHORUS “Mere bi bɛba Nↄti bɛkↄ nↄte mu Ama nↄte abobↄ nompe mu  ɛse bɛguan atua agyaboↄ Na nↄte akyire nhwi deduam Onua […]

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PEACE, ASOMDWOE.

Gentle talks defeat flying sticks Whipping mouths wake darkness in hearts “Ano brԑbrԑ ma abaa tↄ Ano mfiawa huhuru akuma” Talk to the tongue, To talk to the sharp teeth To stop salivating when tempers stand For all. Otuu “ayԑ me, me nso mԑyԑ no bi” In fact, Otuu “ayԑ me, me deԑ me de […]