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It's too early to crown Kuami Eugene Highlife king - Kwaisey Pee

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Sun, 2 Jun 2019 Source: svtvafrica.com

Highlife artiste, Kwaisey Pee has opined that, singer Kuami Eugene is too young to be crowned as highlife king in Ghana.

It will be recalled that, Kuami Eugene was crowned by veteran highlife artiste Amakye Dede at the 20th VGMA. This, unfortunately didn't go down well with some artistes including some industry players, describing it as fake and mediocrity.

Kwaisey Pee told DJ Nyaami on SVTV Africa at the premiere of KiDi's Sugar movie last Friday that, from his point of view, Amakye Dede was pushed by the organizers of VGMA to crown KuamI Eugene as a young highlife king.

"Well, I think it's too early to have something like that coming up. To be honest with you, the Abrantie Amakye Dede I know was pushed to that, and so the organizers should bow their heads in shame for doing that. He is a good artist don't get me wrong, but it only been one year, so at least wait for him to last about a decade before doing that"

Kwaisey Pee added that, it would have been right and understandable if the artist has been in the music scene for at least half a decade and has lots of albums to his credit but not just been a year in the music industry.

"They know the guy is good, and don't get me wrong he is a good artiste and its been only one year but at least I could understand it when it's half a decade or a decade but it's only been one year and you don't even know how far he is gonna go after here. You just don't wake up and crown someone a king, it doesn't make sense. You have to put all these things into consideration before crowning someone a king" he added.

Source: svtvafrica.com
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