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Before the second millennium, 1999 marked a new dawn of action in hiplife music, in Ghana.
The pioneering ‘Rocks’ of the likes of hiplife grandpapa Reggie paved the way for a new ‘talking drum’ that will go on to churn out thought-provoking lyrics through the revolutionary Ghanaian music genre.
It was/is none other than celebrated Ghanaian rapper Obrafour, real name Micheal Elliot Kwabena Okyere Darko.
His maiden and extraordinary album ‘Pae Mu Ka’ was released 20 years ago. It had the popular ‘Kwame Nkrumah’ song which paid a resounding tribute to the late First Prime Minister if the Republic of Ghana Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nrkumah.
Obrafour plans to celebrate his Twenty (20) years in music this year with ‘Pae Mu Ka at 20’.
In view of this, the revered Ghanaian rapper and singer is set to launch it today [Wednesday], May 29, 2019.
This will be held at the Tang Palace Hotel in South Airport Residential, Accra-Ghana, 7.00pm prompt.
The team will outline among others, the activities for the ‘Pae Mu at 20’ celebration.
The ‘Pae Mu Ka’ album also had songs like ‘Yaanom’, ‘Aden’, ‘Agoro no Aso’, and ‘Kokonsa’.
There has been a lot of endorsements from other Ghanaian rappers who were influenced by the lyrical dexterity of the ‘Rap Sofo’.
Among them include Sarkodie, M.anifest, and Pappy Kojo.
Obrafour is a legendary Ghanaian lyricist who is noted for his unique style — characterised by authentic wordplay, rhymes, metaphors, etc.
Source: Yaw Sarpong | eFocusLive.com