Enjoyment of Monday, 5 October 2020
Some associates of the Kumerican movement have voiced discontent with rapper Flowking Stone and celebrity blogger Zionfelix for getting gain of the trend devoid of complete investigations into how it originated.
About a month back, Flowking Stone launched ‘Oseikrom Geng’, a song that showcased Phaize Gh and Obey Tunez. The rapper touted the single as the “street anthem in Ghana from Kumerica”.
Zionfelix on the other hand showcased Reggie Rockstone, Kwadwo Nkansah Lil Acquire, Yaa Jackson, Amerado, Ypee, Brenya amid others on his project.
TonyDath, Kizo Drips and Rapper Ebaadze who assert to be the originators of the movement say they expected both Flowking Stone and Zionfelix who are indigenes of Kumasi to inquire about how the craze came into remaining just before gathering some others for their respective Kumerican songs.
“They have tapped into the fad with out obtaining out its origin. You listened to the title and just decided to organize men and women for a track…” mentioned a upset TonyDath.
Speaking on GhanaWeb TV’s amusement evaluate exhibit Bloggers’ Forum, the trio stated they begun the motion about fifteen yrs in the past. However, because of to some instances past their management, the movement was alternatively popularized by the Asakaa Boys.
“When it went viral, people today started off carrying out flags, T-shirts…. They begun modifying the names of our cities to that of America… We could not have excused ourselves from the trend we had to permit it stream and afterwards arrive out to established the document straight,” TonyDath advised show host Abrantepa.
“Kumerica stands for the tunes facet of Kumasi just like Kumawood is for the movie sector,” he extra.
Coined from two nouns – Kumasi and America – ‘Kumerica’ has to a substantial extent inured to the benefit of some younger rappers in Kumasi as the spotlight has been put on them. Not only has there been a Photoshop of passports to be part of the Kumasi-America identification there have been merchandises of Kumerica on sale.
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