Ghanaian Afrobeats sensation, Joel Ofori Bonsu known by his stage name OliveTheBoy has shared an intimate story that adds a new layer of depth to his chart-topping single ‘Goodsin.’
OliveTheBoy, the Ghanaian latest star from Konongo in the Ashanti region of Ghana, shot to fame in May 2023 with ‘Goodsin,’ a track from his acclaimed album ‘Avana.’ He is currently a Bu Vision Entertainment artist signed to Sony’s Columbia Records.
In an exclusive interview on Y 107.9 FM’s “ShoutsOnY” with Naa Dzam, OliveTheBoy opened up about the inspiration behind ‘Goodsin,’ which has captured the hearts of music lovers worldwide.
He confessed, “Goodsin was actually about my crush, you know. I felt something for her but I never found the courage to tell her till now. So I made ‘Goodsin’ a kind of message to her.” This revelation adds a touching and personal dimension to the song, making it even more relatable to his fans.
Despite harbouring feelings for his crush, OliveTheBoy admitted that he was hesitant to approach her, believing she had not given him the “green flags” he needed to make his move.
He chose to pour his feelings into “Goodsin,” a song with a catchy message that speaks to many listeners, rather than obsessing on unrequited love. The artiste’s honesty and vulnerability in sharing this story have endeared him to his fans even more.
‘Goodsin’ has not only become a musical sensation but also a symbol of unspoken feelings and unrequited love for many. OliveTheBoy’s journey from writing a heartfelt message to his crush to achieving global acclaim is an inspiring tale of harnessing creativity from within.