African, Ghanaian Best rapper and BET award winner, Sarkodie made some comments at the Afrimma launch that got many key players in the music industry attention.
The Afrimma Awards which was launched in Accra at the Accra conference center just two weeks ago saw many artistes from almost all over Africa trooping in the country to render their support. Artiste like Sarkodie,Becca,Fancy Gadam,Kidi,kuame Eugene, Efya,sister Derby,Salma Mumui,the twin photographers, and many others all from Ghana, 2baba,Falz the bad guy, and many others all also from Nigeria and Victoria Kimani from Kenya.
At the launch was a very special guest who graced the ocassion with his exceptional talks and advises and it was non other like the Presidient of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo.
It was under this same canopy rapper Sarkodie was asked his thoughts about the current trend in the music industry. Sarkodie answered by saying ” it is very easy to make hits but it’s not easy to stay very relevant, some of my colleagues have made hits upon hits but have still not stayed relevant in the music industry”.He went further saying , one can easily make a hit song in just a split seconds but how to sustain and stay relevant afterwards becomes a problem. This being said Sarkodie advised artistes to stay true to their crafts and keep producing songs that their fans like to maintain their longevity in the music industry.
Video: OBrafuor and Da hammer were asked what they think about Sarkodie’s comments.
On a phone interview with JASON ELA ON Rythmz on Ghone Tv, the legendary rapper,Obrafuor shared his views saying, “Getting a hit song isn’t easy it requires a lot of work and i think i agree with sarkodie but my advise again is, when you struggle to make a hit song don’t sleep work hard towards it.
Da hammer of last two studios on the other hand also shared his views by saying “when you artistes make songs they should make sure they promote it and keep making good music for their fans in other to sustain their career and maintain their longevity” he said.