What’s Good Networks (WGN) and Revolt TV have announced the return of What’s Good Africa, a weekly unscripted lifestyle series that explores all facets of African hip hop culture. In collaboration with Revolt, season 2 is co-produced by What’s Good Networks and its affiliate production studio Ark House Productions. The new season will include episodes from Ghana’s thriving music, fashion, cuisine, and art scenes.
The first season, which focused on Kenya. What’s Good Africa: Kenya Edition was created in collaboration with What’s Good Media, a Nairobi-based affiliate production company. The Kenya Edition is still going strong, having just concluded airing its third season and a fourth in the works. Additional seasons will be added in the future, with new host countries to be announced soon.
Alex Kwesi Crassie, a television personality and actor who will also serve as executive producer, and Enam, a musician and songwriter, will present the Ghana edition. The highly-anticipated second season will premiere on Revolt on Wednesday, September 8th featuring exclusive appearances from rappers Kweku Smoke, Kofi Jamar, Yaw Tog, and Obibini, Afrobeats artists Stonebwoy, Worlasi, KiDi, Adina, Epixode, Efya, Akiyana, and Afro Roots Reggae artist Rocky Dawuni, men’s luxury fashion designer Senyo Foli, renowned sculptural artist Nanoff, and more. In addition, this new season will feature Ghana’s leading musicians, artists, influencers, and local change-makers, continuing WGN and Revolt’s commitment to demonstrating Hip Hop culture’s global impact.
Revolt’s CEO, Detavio Samuels, stated, “with Black culture driving global culture, Revolt is committed to expanding globally both in terms of footprint and storytelling. Through our content agreement with What’s Good Networks, we are delighted to bring back What’s Good Africa and highlight tales from across the Black diaspora,” he added.
Ark House Production, based in Johannesburg/Accra, was co-founded by Alex Kwesi Crassie and Executive Producer Mandy Mpungose. Alex Kwesi Crassie, while expressing his delight to be a host and executive producer on What’s Good Africa for What’s Good Networks, commented, “Hip Hop and music culture, no matter where you go in the world, always bring people together.”
To further emphasize Hip Hop culture in Ghana, Season 2 episodes will contain content from the famed Afrochella festival, local Ghanaian street food markets, nightlife, club scenes, and more.