Ashiaman-based HipPop/ AfroPop talent, Kwesi Slay is out with a new single ‘Billionaire’ which he says was inspired by DJ Khaled’s Snapchat story.
The song which 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.
Kwesi says ‘Billionaire’ was influenced by one great American artist, DJ Khaled on his Snapchat story.
In an interview with the young music boss, he said “I choose the title because the song is a motivational song which talks about how most people strive to become billionaires which by achieving it will need an undiluted level of hard work, determination, focus, discipline, consistency, etc.”
He added that he mostly gets inspirations for all his songs from life “because I believe what we are exposed to or the kind of environment I find myself in has a very great influence on my music. Growing up in Ashiaman where it’s mostly dominated by slums, it had its implication of either being positive or negative.”
“The music scene is an industry with its own competitors been the players involve but personally am my own competitor because I like to improve on the kind of product I put out there because I acknowledge the influence music has over our daily life.” He emphasized.
He says he is open to having a feature with all artistes both in Ghana and outside Ghana, “I mean it depends on the kind of song and the quality of the product I want to put out there. My advice to people who look up to me is, never to undermine their personality and always have it in mind that we are all destined for greatness regardless of our condition today.
About Kwesi Slay
Kwesi Slay, born Bernard Appiah is a Ghanaian -based Hip Pop and AfroPop artist best known for his collaborations with great music acts, energetic live shows, and his futuristic-inspired hairstyle. With lush soundscapes and big choruses, his music draws influence from artists like Kenya West and other great names in Ghana music business and beyond.
He has collaborated with many well-known Ghanaian artists like Kwesi Arthur, Medikal, Yaa Pono, Cabum, Kojo Cue,Wanlov Kubolor, Kelvynboy, Kuame Eugene and some others who are on his yet to be released music projects. Kwesi slay is with a wide range of versatility from the engineering of sound to the production of music to sound pleasant to the masses.
He grows up in Ashaiman, A suburb of Accra with his parents Mr. George Appiahnkran and Ms. Janet Acheampong. Kwesi had his basic education at University of Ghana Basic School, Saint John’s Senior high for his secondary education and IPMC institute for his diploma education in graphic and web design.
Kwesi got his inspiration to do Music at an early age, he got the opportunity to perform at ‘Chechekule’ (a Children channel in developing talents in the early 2000s) but professionally he started his music journey in the year 2015 with his first song ‘3Y3 Normal’ which featured ‘Yaa Pono’ and since then it has been a journey of growth and fulfillment.
The young artist pride himself in his unique way of working on a beat, he says the level of determination he puts into his works to make sure his stuff gets out there with the intention of motivating and encouraging the youth in the community and the world at large makes him distinct from other artists.
Kwesi who is currently signed unto ‘Slay Music Group’ which he is the founder and CEO of the record label says he wouldn’t like to limit himself with a genre but he has a major strength in hip pop and afro-pop.
The young music boss is hoping to change the music industry with regards to the quality of work, the socio-economic impact, technology in music and other great innovations to lessen the hustle musicians go through in this part of the world.
He has released 15 songs with a more yet to be published with production credit going to his sound engineer Lyrical Beatz. He has released songs like, ‘Seven’ featuring Kwesi Arthur, ‘Wedi bet’, ‘streetways’, ‘visa’ ft Wanlov, ‘follow you’ ft Kuame Eugene, ‘hard love’ ft Kelvynboy ‘Frass’ featuring Medikal, ‘Pussy Cat’, his current banger ‘Billionaire’ and a few other great songs.
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Ghanaian Award-winning rapper Sarkodie has responded to the jabs directed at him by Radio presenter Kelvin Taylor over his comments on the post made by NDC’s Sammy Gyamfi.
It will be recalled that the Nationals Communications Officer for the NDC Sammy Gyamfi posted a sensitive cartoon photo of George Floyd’s death which was a parallel representation of how the NPP and EC planning to rig the upcoming elections.
Reacting to the cartoon post by Sammy Gyamfi, Sarkodie retweeting wrote; “Naa my brother we all go wrong sometimes…. I will believe your intention wasn’t to joke with this serious n very sensitive issues, but you still wrong just do what’s right…..retract n take it down.”
Radio Presenter Kelvin Taylor threw his support behind Sammy Gyamfi and called “Hypocrite”. According to Kelvin Taylor, Sarkodie is condoning the compilation of the new voters register in the wake of the COVID-19. Kelvin went further to described Sarkodie’s mouth “as Egyptian condom”.
However, Sarkodie has responded to the jabs from Kelvin Taylor on Twitter. In a video, King Sark was seen in a slow motion pace with a song at the background which says ”Boys are giving him pressure, they just wanna put me on a stretcher”.
— Sarkodie (@sarkodie) June 3, 2020
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