Reggie Rockstone is inquiring youthful Ghanaians to not belittle the impact of the hiplife style on musicians and the industry.
This remark will come just after Shatta Wale in an interview claimed the Hiplife style and Reggie Rockstone has not experienced enough impact.
— King Sel (@SelTheBomb) April 7, 2020
In accordance to Reggie Rockstone, hiplife did not inspire generations in Ghana by itself but in other countries throughout Africa.
Artistes like 2Face and many some others were being influenced to get the job done more in their community languages when Hiplife grew to become a thing in Ghana, he informed Andy Dosty on Hitz FM, Wednesday.
“Let’s not test and downplay our achievements. Hiplife is ours. It is like downplaying Kwame Nkrumah, Highlife or Kente.” Reggie Rockstone extra.
The hiplife Grandpapa, as he is popularly regarded, explained that the genre is the one particular style of music aside highlife in the nation to have guides created on it.
“In the history of Ghana you have hardly ever had a prolific youth-oriented movement like hiplife and it is documented.”
Some of these guides are “Living the hiplife: Celebrity and Entrepreneurship in Ghanaian Popular Music and ‘The hiplife in Ghana: West African Indigenization of Hip-Hop’.