Veteran Ghanaian Highlife musician, Rex Omar releases another single single ‘Highlife Agogo; the follow-up single to the uplifting ‘Nhyira’, which features rapper/broadcaster, Trigmatic.
Rex describes ‘Highlife Agogo’ as a dancefloor filler with a big band feel and a dash of salsa to it. According to him, his choice of a salsa flavour for the tune follows the cosmopolitan influences on Highlife which draws heavily on the African vibes of our trans-Atlantic kindred.
Rex Omar’s trademark is danceable Highlife grooves cast in the big band mould with exquisite arrangements. His first single dubbed ‘Nhyira’, since returning to the music scene is a mid-tempo gospel flavoured tune is enjoying nationwide airplay following a series of successful radio tours in selected cities.
Rex Omar is an award winning singer, songwriter, arranger and a onetime member of the trio, Nakorex. He is currently chairman of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) and a member of the Joint Committee of Collective Management Organizations (JCCMOs). His career spans over three decades and he continues to record, perform and mentor other musicians.
Listen to ‘Highlife Agogo’ below.