2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Sounds from Africa


Friday, March 20
8:45PM - 9:25PM


Listen to Time Bomb


EMMANUEL ANDREWS SAMINI was born in Accra, Ghana, West Africa with his parents hailing from the northern town of Wa in Ghana‟s Upper West region. As arecording and performing artist, he initially adopted the stage name BATMAN (Best of All Times MAN) but reverted to his last name SAMINI in 2006.

Samini is Ghana‟s most prolific and versatile contemporary musician. His smooth mix of musical genres is a melodious interface of Ghanaian Highlife, Jamaican Dancehall and Reggae as well as American Hip-Hop and R&B. He dubs his multigenre world music presentation, African Dancehall!

Samini‟s introduction to music was through his church choir. At age 18, Samini collaborated with renowned Ghanaian Highlife musician Mary Agyapong on a single released in 2001. After 3 years of collaborating with various accomplished Ghanaian musicians, Samini released his maiden solo album Dankwasere in 2004, which topped the music charts in Ghana...

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