Independent Black-Owned Media Company Announces Return of Weekly Series Showcasing African Hip Hop Culture.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, leading Black-owned independent content platform REVOLT, announced the second iteration of What’s Good Africa, a weekly unscripted lifestyle series exploring all aspects of Hip Hop culture in Africa. Created by What’s Good Networks and co-produced by its affiliate production studio Ark House Productions in association with REVOLT, this incredible new season will feature episodes exploring Ghana’s bustling music, fashion, food and art scenes.
Hosted by broadcast personality and actor Alex Kwesi Crassie, who will also serve as Executive Producer, and singer and songwriter Enam, the highly-anticipated second season of What’s Good Africa will premiere on REVOLT on Wednesday, September 8th. Featuring exclusive appearances from rappers Kweku Smoke and Obibini, Afrobeats artists Stonebwoy, Efya, KiDi and Akiyana, men’s luxury fashion designer Senyo Foli, renowned sculptural artist Nanoff, and more, this new season will showcase Ghana’s leading musicians, artists, influencers, and local changemakers to further carry out REVOLT’s dedication to showcasing the global influence of Hip Hop culture.
“With Black culture driving global culture, REVOLT is committed to expanding globally both in terms of footprint and storytelling,” said Detavio Samuels, CEO of REVOLT. “We are committed to telling stories from across the Black diaspora, and are excited to welcome back What’s Good Africa through our content partnership with What’s Good Networks.’
The second season of What’s Good Africa was co-produced by partner media powerhouses What’s Good Networks, a content studio collaborating with Africa’s leading content creators, and Ark House Productions, an Accra/Johannesburg-based media company with expertise in creating compelling content and event management. The series’ continuation will bring together the industry’s leading creatives who will highlight African culture through the lens of local trend setters.
“No matter where you go in the world, Hip Hop and music culture constantly bring people together,” said Alex Kwesi Crassie, Founder and CEO of Ark House Productions. “I’m super excited to partner with What’s Good Networks and join What’s Good Africa as a host and Executive Producer. This second season is going to be one you don’t want to miss.”
Episodes will additionally include content surrounding the popular Afrochella festival, local Ghanaian street food markets, nightlife, club scenes and more to further highlight Hip Hop culture in Ghana.
“We are dedicated to sharing compelling stories about the African culture, and partnering with REVOLT again will further carry out that mission,” said Tilomai Ponder, CEO and co-founder of What’s Good Networks. “The second season of What’s Good Africa will enable viewers to explore the Ghanaian lifestyle in a cultural and relatable way.”
The second season of What’s Good Africa will premiere on REVOLT’s linear TV channel on Wednesday, September 8th at 9:30pm ET with new consecutive episodes airing every Wednesday for ten total episodes. A preview of the new season can be found at the link here.
The expanded content partnership between REVOLT and What’s Good Networks will also yield new digital content, set to launch in October on REVOLT’s forthcoming app.