Red Café Speaks on Concert in Ghana

Brooklyn rapper Red Café is taking his hustle overseas. The ghostwriter, emcee and Diddy affiliate traveled to Ghana to perform as part of the Fabolous Live concert this past Saturday (April 23).

“This is my first time in Africa,” Red Café told backstage at the House of Blues Boston last Thursday, when he opened for Diddy-Dirty Money. “Just to see the reaction, like they’re excited. They’re sending me a lot of messages on Facebook and Twitter, and they’re excited that I’m coming. That’s a big deal for me, for someone that never put out an album to be able to do that. I’m going to Ghana, then I have an 18-date tour in Europe three weeks later, so to get that kind of reception globally is amazing.”

The rapper recently dropped his first full-length release, street album Above the Cloudz, and said the trip will help him broaden his perspective.

“I want to see the motherland, I want to see everything,” he said. “I’m going on a little tour while I’m out there to see the different things I need to see just to learn (about the history of) slaves and all that. So we set that up for the day after (the concert), so I’m gonna be doing that and just going out there and trying to give back as much as possible.” —Lauren Carter

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  • gabriel okyere

    red cafe you should have your own show in ghana some time aswell…..hey you hugged the girl of ma dream “khadIja” @miltonkeynes4

  • moreffa


    people in the jewuited stated dont know who this nigga is

    fuck doing shows in ghana

    where the hell is ghana

    is that one of the piss poor 3rd world country’s?

  • Xraggy

    moreffa shut the fvck up. What do you have goin for you??/

  • raoul

    Moreffa, please do not show your ignorance on this site. It should be an embarrassment that you skipped you geography classes while at school. Shame!

  • illbig

    who’s dat dum f@%k taking shit abut gh break ur neck and suck ur own dick..