Young Ghanaian musical artiste, Andy Osei Sarfo, popularly known as Kweku Flick has clarified that he wants to be the return of the late Highlife legend Nana Ampadu but not to compare himself to the legend.
A week ago, Kweku Flick issue a warning to Ghanaians not to compare him to legendary Nana Ampadu.
After he has had enough of the comparison, the young artiste made it clear that he is the return of the late Nana Ampadu.
He boldly tweeted on the bird app saying “DON’T COMPARE ME TO ANYONE, I’M THE RETURN OF NANA AMPADU!!,”
Just this morning the Money hitmaker in an interview with zionfelix explained why he is the return of Nana Ampadu.
LOOPS GH TV shared a portion of the video where Zionfelix questions Kweku Flick that why he chose to be the return of Nana Ampadu but his style of Music is different from the Legend’s.
According to Kweku Flick, the main reason why he has chosen to be the return of Nana Ampadu is to drive attention to Highlife music.
Everyone has his or her choice of music, some do like the vibe, the genre and I will make sure to fuse all this in my music. Kweku Flick added.
The Old men bring the business, and the same old men love high life music. So as a young artiste if I focus on just Hiphop and ignore the old men choice of music, I will definitely loose business. Kweku Flick backed his reasons.
Watch the video below:
Who Is Nana Kwame Ampadu?
He was a Ghanaian musician credited with numerous popular highlife tracks and he is known to have composed over 800 songs.[m He was also known as Adwomtofo Nyinaa Hene.
The legend Nana Ampadu, died on September 28, 2021 in Accra Ghana.
Ampadu’s “African Brothers Band” was formed in 1963. One of the founding members was Eddie Donkor.
The name was in support of the call by Kwame Nkrumah for African unity. The group was later renamed the African Brothers International Band in 1973.
Ampadu came to prominence in 1967 when he released his song Ebi Te Yie (or “Some Are Well Seated”), a song that was seen as potentially critical of the then-governing National Liberation Council and disappeared from the airwaves, only returning after the end of military rule. In 1973 he won a nationwide competition in Ghana to be crowned the Odwontofoohene, or “Singer-in-Chief”.
His musical career also involved him in electoral politics, including composing a song for Jerry Rawlings’s National Democratic Congress party to use in the 1992 election campaign. Ampadu also released a song critical of an attempt to disqualify Rawlings from the 1992 election based on him being half-Scottish.