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“I Promise To Keep Rap Music Alive” – Rapper Medikal Pledges.

Ghanaian born Hippop artiste, Medikal with his government name as Samuel Adu Frimpong  has revealed that, his timely intervention rescued rap genre of music;  especially from power and consequences of other dominated genre of music in Ghana.

According to the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA) Hiplife/Hippop artiste of the year, for the last half a decaded, rap genre of music lost a spot in Ghana’s entertainment ecosystem; recording low patronage, as other genre, including Reggae/Dancehall and Highlife had greater influence on the music market.

The Sowutuom based rapper who is set to release an Extended Play (EP) dubbed “The Plug” on 15th June 2019, noted that, hippop or rap music was neglected by a wide section of Ghanaians, as its been percieved as a nomadic and peregrine genre of music, which tauts contrary to the highly recognized Ghanaian indigenous culture.

The AMG Business linchpin made this contestious and debatable claims in a tweet verified by app developers. The rapper stated that, his toil and blood shared in the last four years has been significant enough and has salvaged rap music from being subdued by Reggae/Dancehall, Afrobeats, and Highlife music.

”4 years ago I saved Ghanaian Rap music from dying and I promise to keep it alive.” – He stated…

He revealed that, he reincarnated hippop or rap music in Ghana, explaining that, his style of rap music was appealing to the masses, and suits the Ghanaian entertainment market, adding that, his positive vibes emboldened patrons to cultivate the rap or hippop culture.

Medikal, therefore declared his unshrinking solidarity to to rap music in Ghana, explicating that, he pledge to keep the momentum; impelling force garnered in the last four years of his career with the objective of elevating that respective genre



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