Sankofa, a Ghanaian word, translates as "We must go back and reclaim our past, so we can move forward" this sentiment is present in all of Sankofas music.


Sankofa bring a mix of 60s Blues and Psych with menacing guitars and towering vocals. The Dark narrative of Sankofas lyrics bring 1920s Blues right up-to-date, tales of luxury and the waste of materials to the hyposcracy of the upper classes show we still live in an era of troubled society. 


Recently the bands maturity and ability has been recognised and highlighted by being placed on the Glastonbury Emerging Artists Shortlist and headline gigs for Liverpool Sound City, The International Guitar Festival, Oxjam and Liverpool Music Week.

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