Sarkodie, Stonebwoy writes thoughtful, environmentally conscious music; they'll succeed — Amakye Dede

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FEB 21, 2024 LISTEN
Sarkodie (left) and Stonebwoy

Renowned Ghanaian highlife musician, Abrantie Amakye Dede, has lauded Hip-hop sensation Sarkodie and Afro-dancehall star Stonebwoy for their exceptional musical prowess and commitment to crafting thoughtful and environmentally conscious music.

Amakye Dede, who boasts over four decades in the music industry, believes that these artistes will play a pivotal role in elevating Ghanaian music to new heights.

In an interview with Prekese Radio monitored by ModernGhana News, Amakye Dede expressed his admiration for both Sarkodie and Stonebwoy, acknowledging their distinctiveness in the industry and their dedication to creating music that transcends time.

“I think Stonebwoy and Sarkodie are talented people who will succeed,” he affirmed, highlighting their ability to resonate with diverse audiences through their thought-provoking lyrics.

Amakye Dede, who has been a stalwart in the music scene, commended the two artistes for holding top positions in the music industry.

According to him, he listens to their music, describing it as timeless and will continue to entertain generations long after they are gone.

The highlife icon also shared insights into the musical aspirations of his daughter, Jenessa Amakye Dede, who is currently based in the UK.

He expressed confidence that she, too, will rise to the top in her musical endeavors.

Amakye Dede, often regarded as one of Ghana's most talented acts, has made contributions to the country's music sector over the years.

With a career spanning more than four decades, he has captivated audiences with hits such as ‘Brebrebe Yi’, ‘Mensuro’, ‘Mabre’, ‘Broken Promises’, ‘Sokoo Na Mmaa Pe’, ‘To Be A Man Na War’, and ‘Iron Boy’, among others.

Having shared stages with numerous prominent performers on both domestic and international platforms, Amakye Dede's impact on the local music industry is undeniable.

With over 30 albums to his credit, he has explored various genres, including soca, calypso, lovers rock, and pop music, contributing to the rich tapestry of Ghanaian music.

Gideon Afful Amoako
Gideon Afful Amoako

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