Most Ghanaian musicians are copycats – Stephanie Benson

Most Ghanaian musicians are copycats Stephanie Benson
Stephanie Benson

UK based Ghanaian international singer, songwriter and performer Stephanie Benson, born Princess Akua Ohenewaa Asieanem has revealed that she does not write songs for Ghanaian musicians because they are copycats and do not do their original stuff.

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The songwriter who has been doing professional music for 27 years also disclosed that many Ghanaian musicians usually like to copy the American diction, Nigerian accent or the Twi language, which she is not very strong at writing even though it is easy to do.

Stephanie Benson in an interview with Zionfelix on the latest episode of ‘Celebrity Ride with Zionfelix’ show also added that she does not also write for Ghanaian music arts because the music landscape over here in Ghana prefers the ‘noisy’ type of music and the rap type.

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The 51-year-old musician, who is the mother of five and caretaker of over 15 others she has adopted ended her submission on the topic by playing one of her songs very first songs and happily jammed to it with the host of the show and stated that these are good songs but Ghanaians do not like them.

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Watch the full interview with Stephanie Benson below…

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