ON the eve of Ghana's 50th anniversary of independence, a hit Parade exposing galaxy of Ghanaian creamy musicians exploded on stage with their performance dubbed the president's show on stage one after the other, as they fed milling music fans on grounds opposite the Arts Centre in Accra, with good, different music 'diet'.
The famous Alabaster box, a much sought after musical group raised the curtain of the night show and exhibited the stuff they're made of.
The Megastar band which was on stage delighted the fans with good music, as Alabaster kept on tossing tunes, including rendition of our national anthem.
Abeeku Santana of Adom FM and his colleague, Bola Ray of Joy FM took charge of the evening affair as they gave warmth to fans with their introductory speeches of performing artistes.
Noble Nketia group who took the stage as one of the early entrants of the show thrilled fans with a lot of vocal and dance skills to set the mood of the evening show amid cat calls in appreciation of their performance.
When it was the turn of Reggie Rockstone, godfather of hiplife, the audience was thrown into a frenzy as Reggie in a usual characteristic way captured the hearts of his fans with Sena Dagadu on his side dancing the juicy rap music of mobile phone 'Tune' 'fa ne se' literally meaning imagine or assume this and 'Ghana Mmaa' meaning Ghanaian women.
Borax, hiplife group, took their turn to entertain the crowd. Next was good old Charles Kofi Mann (C.K. Mann) took his audience to a romantic world of music of yesteryears as he tossed, Araba Lucy', 'Adjoa Yankey'.
A celebrated guitarist of yesteryear, De Roy Ebo Taylor was not a shadow of his glorious past and faithfully kept twanging his guitar to the delight of the audience as he sang memorable tunes like "Gyaesu" and Yaa Amponsah rendition.
Kakra, one of the Tagoe sisters proved worthy as usual with vocal and stage craft as they applauded her; the other was not on stage due to illness.
On stage was Obrafour and three smart female dancers whose costume in national colours ' was indeed very thrilling and stole the show until Kojo Antwi, the music man appeared on stage ceremoniously with red carpet focus and attention accorded him having been uncovered by removing of long flowing cloth in national colours which had engulfed him.
Opening with 'pour some sugar' a track much loved and long heard of was welcome by the audience as they kept gyrating in dancing. Assisting him was little wonder' Kwame Yeboah a key board whiz going to and afro, around the maestro was much of a great delight. Tom & Jerry Aware track also long heard was merry making as he tossed it making these moments more professionally exciting with fogger releasing blankets of smoke on stage.