Ghanaian Dancehall act, Sasco has advised his colleague artistes that they don’t have to sound like Jamaicans to be dancehall acts.
He mentioned to Kokonsa Kester on Y 107.9 FM during the ‘Weekend Rush’ show that Ghanaian artistes just have to add a bit of highlife to the genre to make good music.
“You don’t have to necessarily sound Jamaican when you are doing dancehall; you can’t be like Jamaicans so you will add a bit of highlife just to make the music good,” he said.
Sasco further mentioned that the dancehall genre had become a household genre.
He added that Ghanaians weren’t copying the genre but making music in the same genre because they love it just as highlife music.
“Dancehall is here to stay and music is music so I don’t see it to be copying or something. We have highlife which is nice and it was originated here and everybody loves it just as Dancehall is also music,” he added.
Sasco is currently promoting his new single “Yinyari” featuring popular Northern-based artiste Fancy Gadam.
Sani Siba popularly known as Sasco is a Reggae/dancehall, Afro-pop, and highlife artiste. He is passionate about the happenings in society and uses his music to address societal problems. He is inspired by other reggae/dancehall acts including Stonebwoy and Busy Signal.
By: Caleb Asante Anno
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