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Highlife: The heart and soul of Ghana’s popular music
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Arts, Culture and Sport Highlife: The heart and soul of Ghana’s popular music

From its infancy as music for the urban elites to its heyday as the soundtrack for the liberation movement in Ghana, highlife music has remained the bedrock of West African popular culture. This is the story of a genre that has survived through generations and different trends to retain its unique identity amidst a host of contemporary influences