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Budding rapper, Chaminu Abubakar aka RawGee has slammed some seasoned Ghanaian musicians for not motivating up and coming musicians with their lyrics.

“Excuse my language but most Ghanaian musicians especially the rappers and reggae artistes don’t say any sensible thing nowadays and I wonder what they are teaching we the young ones” RawGee told Showbiz in an interview.

According to him, the likes of Lord Kenya and Obrafour were inspirations to young musicians in their days but that cannot be said of the artistes of today.

“We have a good number of musicians who are making hit songs but their lyrics are nothing to write home about.

“I am personally not motivated to do music when I listen to some of them. Lyrics of these musicians should change lives of individuals”, he added.

RawGee who is an old student of St. John’s Grammer is out with his first single Never Give Up which is a motivational song. It advises anyone going through any hardship or facing problems not to give up.

The young musician goes on to say that having problems should not be a reason for anyone to do crazy things.

Never Give Up is not a bad attempt for a beginner like RawGee who wants see himself grow to be like Obrafour and Lord Kenya.

“My intention of becoming a musician is to motivate and change lives of people through my music”, he said.


Source. Graphic Online

Sherifa Gunu and Fancy Gadam were the talks of Zongofest Honours after wooing patrons with splendid performances last Sunday.

The event which took place at the National Theatre saw Sherifa Gunu with her dancers delivering what can be described as a world- class performance.

Wriggling her waist to her song Salamatu, the energetic singer received applause from patrons of the well attended event who sang alongside with her.

After her act, Sherifa Gunu, disclosed that the Italian Embassy had that very afternoon honoured her for being an active and influential female in Ghana.

The National Commission of Culture organisers of the Zongofest Honours also gave her a ‘Gye Nyame’ award for empowering females and being a massive contributor to the development of Zongo communities.

Top ranking musicians in African will gather at the National Theatre, Accra on Friday, July 14 to pour out their rhythms in solidarity with people of Palestine for their struggle against Israeli occupation.

The musicians are Didier Awadi ( Senegal), Jah Baba (Benin), King Messan ( Togo),Freddy Meiway (Cote D’ivoire), Miata Fambulley (Liberia ) Ogo and Obouka from Gabon.

The artistes from Ghana include Knii Lante, Stonebwoy, Kwabena Kwabena, Jackie Ankrah, Dr. Money and Gyedu Blay-Ambolley.

Strongman Burner

Young talented rapper, Osei Kwaku Vincent known in music circle as Strongman Burner has said he does not do music for the purpose of entertaining his fans only but also focuses on the marketing aspect too.

He said regardless of the kind of songs he releases, he ensures that the lyrical content if of high quality for it to be marketable.

The young rapper told sit in host for Kasapa Entertainment, Akwasi Nsiah on Kasapa 102.5FM, that for a good music to be enjoyed by all and get good returns it demands a lot of hard work in terms of quality sound and good lyrics music lovers can hook up to.

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