When pop star D'banj signed up to help get Goodluck Jonathan elected president, fans turned on him. But a hit song turned things around.
Ghana's history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
Highlife champion Victor Olaiya will be missed for his affable personality and resplendent performance style.
Victor Abimbola Olaiya took up highlife music in the late 1950s and combined it with the trumpet to improve on its texture and aesthetic quality.