It’s no doubt that Ghanaian rapper Kwesi Arthur sprung up from nowhere and has dominated the airwaves ever since his ‘Grind Day’ song paved the way to cement his music career.
In an exclusive interview on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, Kwesi Arthur’s dad, Mr. Danso made interesting revelations about his family.
According to him, music runs through the family as his wife and himself have equally towed the music line before but didn’t hit the mainstream as their son has done.
“His mum wanted to do music when she was young. She wanted to join a band because she was a good singer but her mum refused her because those days’ women couldn’t easily join bands.
“I have been doing music right from childhood too. I have joined lots of singing groups. We were called ‘Voice of Heaven’ in Community 5 Pentecost Church. Singing has been part of me, just that I am losing my voice as an old man,” he recounted.
Talking about how he brought the Tema-based rapper up, Mr. Danso said he never stood in his way and allowed his children to exhibit their talents.
“I don’t put impediments in their way. Right from BECE exams, I am just an observer. God used me as a vessel to bring them to the world. I can guide them from doing the wrong thing but their talents I allow them to follow,” he said.
According to Mr. Danso, Kwesi Arthur’s greatest influence as a young kid was his big brother.
“His problem was his big brother. He introduced him to video games which he is still glued to. I once caught him in one of the centers and I didn’t like him going there because most of the kids used to gamble there so I don’t use the cane in my house but rather leather belt to put some fear in my children to discipline them,” he told Andy Dosty.
Stop The ‘Beef’ And Get The Cow : Kwesi Slay Urges
Ashiaman-based Hip Pop/ Afro-Pop talent, Kwesi Slay is urging his colleague artists to concentrate on making money with their craft instead of creating ‘beefs’ to survive in the industry.
The artist who recently got his new song ‘Billionaire’ on Apple Music Hip-Pop playlist in an interview with MZDRU on the Live Breakfast Club on LiveFM, when asked about his comment on the ongoing ‘beefs’ among his colleague artists, he said, “I am more concern about making more money than knowing who is ‘beefing’ who in the industry”
He explained that, Instead of concentrating on beef, why don’t artiste work hard on their craft to buy the cow to have an impact on the community. Kwesi added that though the music industry here isn’t really paying like other countries, but there are other streams of work to help pay most of the bills rather than concentrating on beefs to survive in the industry. “Let’s make more money than more beefs”
Kwesi’s new single ‘Billionaire’ was inspired by DJ Khaled’s Snapchat story. The song is released under his record label, Slay Music Group was produced by Lyrical Beatz with the video shot in Dubai and directed by Yaw Skyface.
Click on the Link to listen to the ‘Billionaire’ by Kwesi SLAY.
‘You Are Very Stupid’ : Addi Self Descends On Bulldog For Saying He Would Have Beaten Militants Before Sacking Them
Dancehall musician Shatta Wale sacked his Militants – made up of Joint 77, Natty Lee, Addi Self and Captan – because “they are lazy, talentless, bad investment and can’t write good songs”.
Reacting to News of Militant’s sacking, Bulldog said on UTV’s United Showbiz show on Saturday evening that,
“If you are a talent and all you think about is the glory. You don’t want to put in the work then I don’t think you want to go far. Shatta has tried. He has done his best. If I were Shatta, I would have even beaten them before letting them go,”
Addi Self upon hearing what Bulldog said took to his Facebook page to reply Bulldog. Addi Sef posted;
Shatta Wale’s Unreleased #TropicalHouseCruisesToJamaica Becomes Best Selling Album On Amazon Already
The Shatta Movement boss, Shatta Wale has chopped another success as his unreleased reggae dancehall album compilation becomes the best selling album on Amazon.
Shatta Wale announced this good news on his twitter handle as he urged the fans to continue to pre-order the album.
This is the second good news the dancehall act has received within this short time as he was featured on New York Times Square not long ago.
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