Ghanaian award winning rapper Michael Owusu known in the showbiz circles as Sarkodie has added his voice to the struggling profession of musicians in Ghana stating that the unwillingness of People to invest in the Creative Arts Industry is an undeniable reason as to why such circumstances occur. “Most of their artistes have investors.
Ghana is a place that all these artistes working are doing it on their own. I have never had someone put GHC 1,000 Cedis in my career.
It’s always us trying to make it. Management is different. Investing is a whole different thing. Here, it’s passion and being economical and it stresses the artistes. If they had people taking care of them, all they need to do is to become creative. If you pamper an artiste, it makes recording fun and they give hits. That’s why most of the Nigerians enjoy and we don’t do that. There are a lot of things behind the scene that a lot of people don’t know…” Sarkodie explained. He ascertained and cap-it
Story By: Roberta Gabby (beeniewords.com)