Edem, Tinny, Fareed, Iwan shut down Tamale with ‘Operation Suhudoo’ Concert

Edem, Tinny, Fareed, Iwan shut down Tamale with ‘Operation Suhudoo’ Concert

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Tamale erupted on Saturday, November 26 when musical stars Edem, Tinny, Fareed and Iwan invaded

the city to sell the sound of Southern Ghana to a teeming local crowd at the Tamale Sports Stadium. The

concert, dubbed “Operation Suhudoo (Dagbani for ‘Peace’)” was a night of unstoppable music,

excitement, love and peace.

The show, which started around 12am – apparently the norm of those parts – had a vibrant curtain

raiser featuring some fledgling artistes as well as other fairly popular Tamale artistes like Flower Gaskia,

Dabba, Young Gully, Choggu Boys, Don Sigli, Lil K, Nandos, Ataaka and Trinity.

Carrying a buoyant, high spirited aura, Edem stole the show with a stunning performance, going on to

advice Tamale artistes to “stay united because, at the end of the day, it’s about Northern region reaching

the world.” His lineup of performances included his hit Hip-hop song “Heyba” as well as some of his first

hit songs under The Last 2 Music Group. He ended his performance with the sample of Pat Thomas’

“Sika Ye Mogya”.

Edem handed over the baton to fast rising Hip-hop star Fareed, by premiering the duo’s latest song

together called “Goga”. Before Edem vacated the stage, Fareed knelt before him, as if to receive

blessings. Fareed then took the microphone to render a heated freestyle that got patrons yelling with

gusto. This was followed by his breakthrough hit “Hip-hop Alhaji”, then followed by his latest single

titled “Zaafi” – capping a memorable performance.

Acclaimed Ga rapper Tinny was next on the bill. He started with some old songs from his first album

“Kaa Bu Ame” to a rapturous response from the crowd, ending his time under the spot light with some

of his latest songs.

Gideon Force front-man, Iwan, then hijacked the stage, setting it ablaze with some of his old and new


However, the show didn’t end as planned. Fans and management of two of Tamale’s biggest stars,

Fancy Gadam and Macassio, who were billed to close the show in grand style clashed after Iwan’s

performance, forcing the show to an abrupt end.

Bamba Records, the organisers of the concert, said they are looking into the issue to ultimately reach a


Watch the highlights from the show below.

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