Rapper and singer Captain Planet has shed light on why Ghanaian artistes are consistently overlooked for the Grammys, stating that it’s evident that their music doesn’t meet the necessary criteria to win the prestigious award.
The recent announcement of the nominations has sparked a flurry of opinions on social media, with Ghanaians expressing their disappointment at the lack of representation. Meanwhile, Nigerians continue to dominate the awards, further fueling the conversation about the quality of music produced in Ghana.
Captain Planet took to the X platform, formerly known as Twitter, and said, “E be like the kind of songs we dey do for Ghana here dierr the Grammy people no like.”
See the reactions his post garnered:
In responding to the post, one fan with the username Mr. STOIC You dey sing “wele s3b3 kontomire” dey wan Grammy? Dey play.
@Ghana Will Smith also commented; ‘We for go back to Azonto
@Dj Ashmen: I see Grammy just like any other awards, the only thing is it’s an Agenda driven by Record labels
@EL Tino also commented: The Nigerians have stolen all our Genres and made it their own ..hm.
@Kins1gh: Even Asake go take South Africa demma genre go grab nomination these Nigerians eh
@Nana_Kofi_Montana_Amoah: Eno be so boss.. Grammy be for the highest bidders ooo.. it’s record labels and connections matter. Talent be 20% p3
@Tony Spirit: Nwom papa b3n na Nigeriafo) b) ky3n y3. It’s business and corruption as usual.
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