Entertainment of 2014-03-09

Forget Sarkodie, Kofi Kinaata is the next big thing in Ghana – Samini

Emmanuel Andrews Samini, known by his stage name Samini is a Ghanaian dancehall artiste who has walked away with countless awards for the past ten years since he started commercial music. For these ten years, the “Best African Act” at the 2006 MOBO Awards has released hit songs like Linda, Where My Baby Dey, Gyae She, Tempo, African lady, Odo and others.

Celebrating his ten years in music, the ‘Scatter Badmind’ hitmaker opened up on how the journey has been for him for these ten years – the good, bad and the worst, plans for celebrating it, awards and albums to Bra Chef on Radio Univers 105.7.

Mentioning his best five songs on his five albums, the father of four named ‘Linda’, Samini’, ‘Where My baby Dey’, ‘Music makes me survive’ and ‘Scatter Badmind’.

He further added that he has nurtured many Ghanaian artistes who are now successful in the music industry. He mentioned Mugeez of R2bees, Stonebwoy, Kaakie and Kofi Kinaata as some of the few artistes he has helped. He continued that Kofi Kinaata is the next big thing in Ghana.

“For now Kofi Kinaata is the next big thing in Ghana. He will be better than Sarkodie. I can bet on that because he is from my camp.”

“Kwaw Kese is an awesome Fante rapper doing his own thing and Kofi Kinaata is also a Fante rapper who is not rapping like Kwaw Kese. So when I heard him it sounded fresh and different to me. Then again he wasn’t rapping like Sarkodie. So when you are coming, and you don’t sound as another rapper, then you standout which means you have a brighter future.”

Samini disclosed that, reviews the Highgrade family record label has heard about Kofi Kinaata are all positive which proves that he is the next big rapper in Ghana.

He praised Joey B for his style of rap because “he is also another killer rapper. He has something which is also different from all the musicians.”

According to the 2008 Headies “African Artiste of the Year” award winner, he does not have any major regrets for these years he has been in the music industry. He takes any unfortunate thing which comes his way as something that should happen before the next minute comes so “life still goes on from there”.

Samini who is a true friend of dancehall artist Shatta Wale will outdoor his ten years anniversary at the launch of his 98% percent completed pub at Dansoman.

The rapper and singer has performed alongside Sean Paul, Akon, Kevin Little, Shaggy, Wayne Wonder, Damien Marley, Bennie Man, Jay-Z, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Culture and Steel Pulse.

Source: zionfelix.com
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