Otumfuo: Hezron Clarke now known as Kwame Bonsu

Hezron Clarke was at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Sunday (26 November) to participate in the last Akwasidae of the year

Jamaican singer and songwriter, Hezron Clarke has adopted Kwame Bonsu as his Ghanaian name, with the blessings of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

Hezron Clarke was at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Sunday (26 November) to participate in the last Akwasidae of the year.

Speaking at the ceremony, Hezron Clarke said he was happy to witness the colourful event in his lifetime.

“Thank you for embracing me and welcoming me to my homeland, the mother land,” he said. “Many of my elders, teachers, freedom fighters, sisters never lived to see what I am seeing now.”

“I am blessed for this moment, I am a proud African,” Hezron Clarke,” added.


Captivating journey

Hezron Clarke’s new, 17-track album – Man On a Mission – takes listeners on a captivating musical journey through a blend of genres, including pop, R‘n’B and soul.

Clarke says Man On a Mission is about the obstacles he has faced in the music business and in his personal life. “I am telling myself, telling the world, that this man is on a mission, and there’s no stopping him,” he says.

Each track is meticulously crafted, showcasing Clarke’s versatility as an artist and his ability to fuse various musical elements seamlessly. From upbeat and catchy tunes to soul-stirring ballads, the album offers a diverse range of listening experiences.

One of the standout features of Hezron Clarke’s new album is his exceptional ability to write lyrics that resonate with listeners on a deep level.

His words paint vivid pictures and tell stories that are relatable and thought-provoking. Whether it’s exploring themes of love, heartbreak, self-discovery or personal growth, Clarke’s lyrics have a way of touching the hearts and minds of his audience.

Soulful vocals, impeccable delivery

Hezron Clarke’s soulful vocals are the centrepiece of his music, and this new album is no exception. His rich, velvety voice effortlessly carries the emotions of each song, creating an intimate connection with the listener.

Clarke’s impeccable delivery and vocal range showcase his technical prowess and ability to convey a wide range of emotions, leaving a lasting impression on anyone who listens.

To further enhance the album’s appeal, Hezron Clarke has collaborated with several talented artists. These collaborations add depth and variety to the overall sound, showcasing his willingness to explore new musical territory.

Each collaboration brings a unique flavour to the album, making it an exciting and dynamic listening experience.

Innovation and musical growth

Hezron Clarke’s new album is a testament to his artistic growth and evolution as a musician. With each release, he continues to push boundaries and experiment with his sound, keeping his music fresh.

This album represents an exciting chapter in Clarke’s musical journey, showing his willingness to take risks and explore new sonic landscapes.

Hezron Clarke’s new album is a testament to his talent, creativity and dedication to his craft. With its captivating melodies, heartfelt lyrics, and soulful vocals, this album is a masterpiece that will make a lasting impact on listeners.

Whether you’re a fan of R‘n’B, pop, or soul, Hezron Clarke’s new album is a must-listen, promising an unforgettable experience that will resonate with you long after the final note fades away.

Ghana Homecoming tour itinerary: Hezron Clarke

Friday 24 November 2023
— Arrival, Kotoka International Airport: 8pm
— Flower presentation
— Professional escort
— Cultural display
— Rasta community display
— Motor ride to Jam Rock

Saturday 25 November 2023
4.30pm Flight to Kumasi

Sunday 26 November 2023
Otumfuo’s Akwasidae

Monday 27 November 2023
— Visit to Asaase Radio
— Visit to Hammer Time?
— Return to Accra

Tuesday 28 November to Thursday 30 November 2023
— Project launch at Asaase Radio
— Courtesy call on the Tourism Minister
— Courtesy call on chief executive of Ghana Tourism Authority

Friday 1 December 2023
— Kormifest @Asaase

Saturday 2 December 2023
— Interviews: Hitz fm, 4Syte TV

Sunday 3 December 2023
Personal errands

Musical concerts

A Night with Kojo Antwi
Date: Sunday 24 December 2023
Venue: UPSA
Time: 7pm

Okyeame Kwame concert
Date: Monday 25 December 2023
Venue: +233
Time: 7pm

Masquerade Festival
Date: Tuesday 26 December 2023
Venue: Kofi Annan Street
Time: 11.30am

Wednesday 27 December 2023
— Courtesy call on Oguaamanhen at 10am
— Cape Coast Castle
— Assin Manso Orphanage

Friday 29 to Saturday 30 December 2023
— Afro Culture?

Music launch
Date: Monday 1 January 2024
Venue: Cultural Centre

Saturday 6 January 2024
— Afro Nation



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