Abrewa Nana Pleads With The Media To Give Equal Opportunities To Ghanaian Musicians

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Ghanaian female Dancehall artiste, Abrewa Nana, has called on the media to give equal opportunities to Ghanaian musicians.

She was unhappy about how only a few musicians in Ghana are given special treatment.

In a Graphic Showbiz interview Newshuntermag.com came across, the ‘Odo Filla’ composer complained that the categorization made by the media and preferential treatment given to ‘A-List’ artistes is hindering the growth of the industry.

“The industry needs a united front that would give prospect to a broader range of talents instead of focusing on a select few.

“Also, the media makes it look like Ghanaian artistes are not doing well because in their own mind, they have listed some types of artistes who they have put on the frontline for the world to see. That is the reason why our counterparts elsewhere seem to be ahead of us. They don’t push only one person to shine, they offer a lot of people equal opportunities to blossom and that is what we also have to do here,” she said.

“I believe in a music industry that provides equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of their background or origin. It’s time for us to come together and create a space where talent can flourish, irrespective of gender, ethnicity or socio-economic status,” Abrewa Nana added.

She further supported the #PlayGhana agenda initiated by the Creative Arts Agency.

“If we don’t concentrate on the #PlayGhana agenda, when foreign visitors come here, especially during Christmas, and all they hear is foreign music, that will be the message they will take back home with them. I am sure when we are keen on playing about 80 per cent Ghanaian music, the impact will be felt across the globe.”

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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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