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Sarkodie presents “The State of the Music Industry Address to Ghanaian Artistes and Fans” 2018

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BET Award winner and the number one rapper in Africa, Michael Kwesi Owusu Addo popularly known as “Sarkodie” in the music fraternity  has presented his ‘State of the Music Industry Address to Ghanaian Artistes and Fans 2018.’

The superstar has severally on Social Media posted words of advice to upcoming and already made artiste in Ghana on how the music industry has been and the way forward to live up to it.

Sarkodie, in a very sensitive and educative manner, expressed his knowledge as to how the fans played a loyal rule to his successes in the numerous awards he has as an artist. Saying that in a tweet post the king of rap noted: “And for the fans, we owe you everything!!! BET made me understand that I got the award because of you !!! And I know fans of various acts do same 🙏🏾” – Sarkodie.

This is indeed a wake-up call for other artistes to make a good fanbase hence a strong support system from their listeners and admirers.

As the “Highest” in the music industry as he is called by many and same as his 5th studio album, Sarkodie indicated in his “State of the Music Industry Address to Ghanaian Artistes and Fans” that he is too proud of how hardworking some Ghanaian artistes have been inputting Ghana on the global platform. “I will always say I’m too proud of how hard GH Artistes work to keep up with our peers outside with all our limitations… On our own, we’ve kept our names amongst The best in the continent… 🇬🇭👊🏾” – he stated in a post on Twitter.

Sarkodie also made in his address to the artiste that many of them have done so much well irrespective of the litte and sometimes no support from investors, most of them have gone the extra mile to attain more heights in their career as musicians.

Applauding few of the various gallant Ghanaian artistes, the Highest, Sarkodie in his address congratulated Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, R2Bees, EL, and many others for their positive energy in the music industry.

The State of the Music Industry Address to Ghanaian Artistes and Fans 2018 by Sarkodie, the Highest, had a piece of great advise for the young and upcoming arts such as Kuami Eugene, King Promise, Kurl Songx, KiDi, etc. hence acknowledging their great show of talents and pieces of music.

Sarkodie’s address got positive responses from artists as they replied to his tweets and also made their thoughts known.

The Highest, Sarkodie also mentioned another incident where fans and admirers might applaud various artists for their hard work if only they could see what goes on behind the scenes.

 

Story By: EllSamwise King (www.233times.com | www.paemuka.com) Follow @wise_tskd on social media.

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My song ‘Obia Wo Ne Master’ wasn’t directed at Shatta – Yaa Pono

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Tema-based rapper, Yaa Pono has opened up on his collaboration with Stonebwoy on his hit song, “Obiaa Wo Ne Master”.

In an interview on Adom FM’s “Work and Happiness” with Ohemaa Woyeje, Thursday, the “Fake” hitmaker claimed he had penned the song long before Stonebwoy hopped onto it.

According to Yaa Pono, the assertions that the song is a diss song directed at Shatta Wale don’t hold.

“I wrote it [the song] way back; it’s not a diss song to anyone,” he insisted.

Yaa Pono is currently promoting his latest album dubbed, “Faster than Gods”.

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I’m still the King of African Dancehall genre because I created it – Samini

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Andrew Samini, known in showbiz circles as Samini Dagaate has said he is the originator of African Dancehall genre so that makes him the KING of that genre.

The ‘My Own’ hitmaker told Mikki Osei Berko on After Hours show on TV3, he is still the dancehall king owing to the fact that he is sitting on his throne and minding his own business.

“African Dancehall is the genre I created so I’m still the King for that. Foreign market for African Dancehall is huge. Africa is doing Dancehall from the authentic point of view so then it becomes a specialized genre from Africa. Ghanaians or West Africans do dancehall music almost close to how Jamaicans do it.”

Samini termed his brand of music as the “African dancehall”. He signed his first record deal with Ashanti International. He started his own record label after he left the aforementioned label.

He has released Six studio albums, with all being highly successful on the commercial market. Samini’s success and recognition began when his first single, Linda, was released and subsequently appearing on other successful singles by other artistes.

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New Video: Petrah – Badder (Official Video)

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After unleashing her comeback single ‘Badder’ late last April, watch Manner Records signee Petrah take things to a whole new level with her brand new video for “Badder” produced by Timmy. Scenes to this sexy video were directed by PKMI.

Watch it here;

 

Source: Ghana/Paemuka.com

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