Okyeame Kwame goes back to school

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When hiplife artiste, Okyeame Kwame, made known his intention to

become a doctor in academia sometime ago, many were those who doubted

the ambition of the 'Woso' rapper.

But it seems the multiple award winning artiste meant his words at the time.

Just last week, the 2010 Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year

winner was spotted on the premises of the Business School of the

University of Ghana, Legon.

His mission? Okyeame Kwame is part of the first batch of 36 MA

studentspursuing the newly introduced Marketing Strategy course.

Throwing light on his new endeavour, the Rap Dacta told Showbiz on

Tuesday that "I believe education and the acquisition of knowledge is

very important to improve my art so pursuing higher learning is just

one of the many ways to achieve that goal," Apart from his music

career which he is sure to get better with the new knowledge he will

acquire, Okyeame Kwame hopes to develop business ideas to run his


He said that even though his education might interrupt his career, he

has put in place measures to keep himself relevant on the music scene

during the year-long study.

"I have a competent management team to handle affairswhen I'm busy

with school activities. Besides, I have recorded many songs which I

intend to release occasionally. I also have some videos I have shot so

it is not as if I will be lost in the system," hestated.

When asked if this was a move towards achieving his Doctorate degree,

the 'Woara' artiste replied, "Yes, that is right. The journey to

become an academic doctor has just begun".

Source: graphic.com.gh

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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