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Entertainment of Monday, 15 May 2017

Source: citifmonline.com

Ekow Micah lashes Shatta Wale for singing about fart

Ghanaian musician and President of the Ghana Music Council, Ekow Micah is not pleased with the lyrical content of Shatta Wale’s hit song ‘Kpuu Kpaa,’ Citi Showbiz has learnt.

The ‘Aba’ singer told Christian Agyei Frimpong on Onua FM’s entertainment show last Saturday that the ‘kpuu kpaa’ in the song is onomatopoeic of fart.

“A friend of mine told me his child came home singing ‘kpuu kpaa kpuu kpaa.’ When we were children you dare not talk about fart in the presence of elders. They song talks about farts,” he said.

He said the current generation of musicians is not doing good music that will impact positively on the people that listen.

Ekow Micah also bemoaned the weak systems and structures of the industry saying nothing seem to be working in the music industry.

“The Ghana Music Counsel was the only body that could have solved the industry’s problems but unfortunately we were not given the necessary push. I have been in the industry for a long time so my contribution is the solution,” he intimated.

Ekow has been in the music industry for about 30 years with about ten albums such as ‘Ashanti Reggae,’ ‘Nansayi Wayefe,’ ‘Masiwo Hemaa,’ ‘Odo Kasa,’ ‘95 Cedis’ amongst others.

Listen to ‘Aba’ by Ekow Micah below: