‘We Need Educational Reforms for the Arts’ … Says Music Producer ‘Kaywa’

At the just ended National Music Summit in Accra, popular Ghanaian music producer ‘Kaywa’, called for educational reforms in Senior High Schools in the country with regards to the development of the Creative Arts. He said the Creative Arts industry required intelligent individuals and therefore, was not a dumping ground for school ‘drop outs’. He blamed the existing educational system for being bias in allocating courses at the Senior High School level. According to ‘Kaywa’ there has been deliberate efforts over the years to place Junior High School graduates with…

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Exaggerated Hype Can Kill an Artist’s Career … Says Music Producer Kofi Beatmenace

Speaking on the subject of ‘Public Relations (P.R) and Promotions’ in the music business at the National Music Summit on Tuesday 21st June 2022 in Accra, music producer Kofi Beatmenace cautioned that too much of P.R; especially for an artiste whose talent and delivery was not fully matured, could eventually destroy the artiste’s career. He added that though Public Relations was crucial in recent times to aid the emergence of a music talent, it should be done in the right amount tailored to the artiste’s unique needs. According to music…

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“I Don’t Believe in Comparison in the Arts” … Music Producer ‘Kaywa’ Says at National Music Summit 2022

Popular Ghanaian music producer ‘Kaywa’ has advised against comparing talents in the music industry in Ghana. He said the habit will only brood unnecessary competition which is detrimental to the growth of the industry. According to ‘Kaywa’, this habit has been instilled in many musicians in Ghana by a widely assumed false perception that excellence means ‘alone at the on top’. ‘Kaywa’ was speaking at the second edition of the National Music Summit on Tuesday 21st June 2022 at the La Palm Royal Hotel in Accra. The event focused on…

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“Talent is Overrated in Ghana” … Says Music Producer Kofi Beatmenace at National Music Summit 2022

Music Producer Kofi Beatmenace, during a discussion on the importance of talent development for success in the music industry at the second edition of the National Music Summit in Accra, said that in Ghana, ‘raw talent’ is overpriced and that shouldn’t be. He said it was necessary for ‘raw talent’ to be taken through a series of developmental processes in order for it’s full potential to be realized hence, increasing the worth or value of the musician. He said this on Tuesday 21st June 2022 at the La Palm Royal…

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