Okyeame Kwame influenced my career – Amerado.
Ghanaian rapper Amerado has commented about the enormous influence that veteran musician Okyeame Kwame and other artists have had on his career.
During an interview with TV3 Showbiz 360, Amerado reminisced on his journey from doubt to success, crediting fellow musicians and fans for their help. Amerado went on to say how much these musicians’ encouragement and influence influenced his musical career.
He praised rap doctor Okyeame Kwame and a slew of other music gurus who bared the touch for him.
“Okyeame Kwame is always first, and I will always applaud him.” Amerado also acknowledged the support and influence of other artists such as Eugene Praye (Horni Hor), Ofori Amponsah, the late Daasebre Gyamenah, and Obrafour”
Reflecting on his music career journey, Amerado recounted the struggles and challenges he battled just to fend for himself
“I went to England and I was contemplating on whether to come back to my career or stay there which I knew was not permitted. I took it upon myself to come back after consulting a few people. When I came back, things were way harder. I was playing casino and betting. Sometimes, I go hungry, so I have to go to friends for money to eat.”
Despite the challenges, Amerado expressed his commitment to continuous progress and expansion in the music industry, noting that it comes with some pressure.
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He also used the occasion to thank his fans for their constant support and to encourage them to continue supporting his music and that of other Ghanaian artists.
Amerado’s new projects, including “Kwaku Ananse” and the “Young and Strong” EP, are now accessible for listening on various music platforms.