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‘Odo Kakra sika Kakra’ singer says he didn’t make money from music because of love

Mr Solomon, famed for his hit song ‘Odo Kakra sika Kakra’ has disclosed that he didn't make money from music.




According to the Highlife singer based in Germany, he hasn’t been able to make financial returns after investing a lot of money into his craft.

Despite being signed under Mark Okraku’s Slip Music Production, Mr Solomon said he never made a dime since he started his journey as a highlife musician even though he had a nationwide hit under the label.

Mark Okraku-Mantey

According to Mr Solomon, he didn’t make any income from music because he was doing it out of love for the craft.

I did not make any money under Slip Music. I’m not here to discredit Okuraku Mantey. I was actually just having fun with music, so I did not get any returns. I was a little bit young and naive, as well. So I didn’t know how things work,” he said on Connect97.1fm.

The German-based Ghanaian highlife musician detailed that he has been attending to other business hence his long absence from the music scene.

I have been in Germany taking care of other businesses. But I know there’s a lot I have to give when it comes to highlife, which is the origin of Ghanaian music. I think this is the time and that’s why I’ve decided to bounce back into the Ghanaian music scene. And this time, I will make it a full-time business,” he said.

Mr Solomon hinted at an album release soon as he is already promoting some singles. “I am promoting three singles at the moment – “Obi do”, “Odo ho Asem” and “Asomrodwe”. I will release my next album soon and I urge Ghanaians, both young and old, to support me because I’m bringing them nothing but good highlife music,” he said.

 



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