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Entertainment of Monday, 20 January 2020


Musicians, celebrities whose broken heart inspired hit tracks

Broken heart inspired these artiste to release hit songs. Broken heart inspired these artiste to release hit songs.

It is uncommon to hear that people who have been gripped by a devastating heartbreak have successfully wrestled their way back to normality due to the rippling effects of heartbreak on them.

Though very painful, the “deadly” broken heart helped to unearthed hidden talents by inspiring some Ghanaian celebrities and musicians to release hit songs. is reflecting on how these heartbreaks assisted the once unknown celebs to rise to fame.

And as part of that, we have put together a list of the celebrities and musicians who drew their inspirations from heartbreaks.

1 . Akwaboah

In October 2016, highlife artiste, Akwaboah shared a chronicle of his heart breaks with Mr EL's brunch Pluzz on Pluzz 89.9fm.

The “I do love you” singer admitted he experienced several heartbreaks in his past relationships.

Explaining further, he said, “it’s a very painful experience which one can only feel and understand better when hit by one, I never believed it’s real until it happened to me, I’ve experienced it twice but I managed it very well. There were times I told myself never to think of it but I found myself thinking about it subconsciously," he stated.

He again added that; “the best part of this unfortunate incident is that, it inspired me to write some good songs, I have written a couple of good songs as a result of heartbreaks,” He revealed.

2. Kofi Mole

It’s no secret rapper Kofi Mole has been thanking his ex-girlfriend for breaking up with him.

Speaking on The Gist with MzGee in 2019, the artiste revealed that his hit song ‘Don’t Be Late’ was birthed because of the heartbreak.

According to the ‘Don’t Be Late’ hit-maker, the song, that gained him more popularity than he expected, was recorded within an hour after he walked into the studio to nurse his broken heart.

Although he did not see it before, Kofi Mole said that he believes the breakup has been a blessing in disguise.

“I’ve always been thanking her for it, she made me someone I’ve always dreamt to be,” Mole noted.

3. Bosom P-yung

Currently making the waves is Bosom P-Yung, due to the release of his Attaa Adwoa” song which has gone viral garnered so much attention for the budding artiste.

The musician who defined his genre of music as ‘twi trap’ in an exclusive interview with detailed that he suffered a severe heartbreak from a girl and that is what inspired him to do the song.

“The inspiration behind Attaa Adwoa is heartaches. Attaa Adwoa is my first love but she broke my heart. The whole thing is I trusted her too much”. “I was spending a night in the studio and the first thing I kicked wasn’t working. Around 4 am I started doing things and me being alone I started remembering things, I was in my emotions and I just dropped that,” He revealed.

Meanwhile, Bosom P’s “Attaa Adwoa” has attracted over 56,000 views on Instagram.

4 . Michy

One can arguably say that Michelle Diamond Gbagonah, aka Michy has hugely benefitted from her break-up with Shatta Wale.

First, she has now acquired a building for herself, opened her hotel plus restaurant named 'Michy's Hideout' and not to talk of her banger titled real lioness.

“I’m blessed to have experienced being every kinda ‘girl’. To grow & embrace my perfectly imperfect self cuz I realized that pretending to be anything other than yourself, you will never reach your destination & we don’t want that??? #wcw I’ve changed & unchanged my personality a million times being myself is the best of them all. Song Michy – real lioness,” Shatta Wale's baby mama wrote on Instagram in the year 2019.

However, Michy also revealed that her breakup with Shatta Wale has been a blessing in disguise because she’s now closer to God.