Amusement of Friday, 5 February 2021
Supply: Content 98.9FM
Ghanaian new music legend, Okyeame Kwame nicknamed Rap Health practitioner has shared aspects on how he was ready to breakthrough in the Ghanaian music marketplace.
He unveiled that, primarily based on how unpopular rap audio was at the time, it was quite hard finding persons all over to assist and push rap artistes with their sources.
“From 1993-1997 I applied each and every one cent I could increase to devote in recording myself as an underground artiste and nonetheless did not make headway. At the time, all the massive adult males in Kumasi preferred me to sing like Amakye Dede or Daddy Lumba and I could not. I understood I did not have their talent, but what I knew how to do was rap”, he pointed out.
In an job interview with Kojo Manuel on Y 107.9 FM’s Y Disco Diaries he said, “It was extremely difficult until finally Reggie Rockstone released his first well-known solitary ‘Tsooboi’. That was when the entire world understood that if we generate other rappers, we will be successful”.
He added, “So it was basically Reggie Rockstone’s ‘Tsooboi’ that opened the grounds for me to excel as an artiste”.
Okyeame Kwame added that, “before the release of ‘Tsooboi’, no significant-minded guy will hear to our rap music but ‘Tsooboi’ arrived and gave us the possibility. People today understood if Reggie has been profitable, then let’s consider these boys as well. So it was pretty tough until Reggie’s ‘Tsooboi’ arrived out”.