Dancehall is one of the music genres that has seen massive improvement in Ghana of recent. Despite the fact that some artists have chopped huge success in the music industry, as far as dancehall is concerned, Upcoming Dancehall art Jah Lead believes he is the best lyrical artist in Ghana.
According to him, the lyrical content of his songs cannot be compared to that of any dancehall artist in Ghana. To his view, he has be best lyrics ever in Ghanaian dancehall. Real name Emmanuel Essel, Jah Lead stated that a good music should project positivity therefore anytime he is making music he makes it a priority to ensure that the song he is sending out will preach goodwill.
He again noted that it is time for dancehall artists in Ghana start exhibiting the positive side of the genre. ‘’Movado’s song hope and pray is one of the biggest dancehall tunes the world has ever heard. It drew most Ghanaians dancehall’’, he said.
He also stressed that if much attention is paid to the lyrical content of songs that are sent out for public consumption, people from all walks of life no matter their age can listen to the songs. The reason why Movado has gotten to where he is, is because he sings more positive songs and the reason why Vybz Kartel is where he is now because he is egoistic and is always acting gangster’’, he added.
The ‘ME TIME’ hit maker added that dancehall does not market negativity therefore every dancehall artist should take note and desist from prompting negative lifestyles in their songs. Jah Lead made these comments during a one on one radio interview with Hitz FM’s Dr. Pounds.
Source: K.O.Twum-Berima |Hbtvghana.com