Burniton New music signee, Kelvyn Boy, is urging field gamers to build a class for the Afrobeat style in award strategies.
According to him, the Afrobeats genre birthed by Hilife, is climbing rapidly in the music place and desires to be stand by itself as an award classification as an alternative of remaining joined with some others.
The ‘Mea’ hitmaker said Ghanaians are not championing sufficient for the fruits of Ghana’s Hilife genre.
Speaking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM on Friday, the ‘Ginger’ hitmaker, who released his ‘T.I.M.E’ album later on in June, urged musicians to uphold the hilife legacy.
The artiste, born Kelvin Brown, believes music pundits do not have hilife at heart if the greatest award plan, Vodafone Ghana Audio Awards (VGMA’s) does not include Afrobeats as a classification.
This is not the first time Kelvyn Boy is demanding Afrobeat be produced a group in award strategies. He initial created the phone whilst accomplishing at the 9th edition of the Ghana Fulfills Naija concert.
The ‘Ginger’ artiste stated at the celebration that people are fighting over Dancehall and Hip-hop and fail to remember Afrobeat, which is African originated.
Kelvyn Boy extra if the awards techniques do not have a classification for a thing that is ours “we are dropped as an industry and as a country.”
“We did Afrobeats 50 yrs back before Nigerians started. It acquired influenced by hilife and a whole lot of tunes we jam to now, are Afrobeats songs. Visualize we never even have our individual Afrobeats,” he informed Andy Dosty host of Daybreak Hitz.
He additional, Ghanaians ought to not wait around for other nations to have the genre like Nigerians have accomplished ahead of they have up to it.
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