I Don’t Believe In Church Going: Ghanaian Musician Declares

Okyeame Kwame

Ghanaian Hiplife artist Kwame Nsiah-Apau, known in the showbiz circles as Okyeame Kwame once said that, he doesn’t put stock in going to the chapel.

This remark didn’t go down well with certain individuals, but in a recent interview, he has repeated something very similar once more. The music genius has implied that he doesn’t have a place with any religion but periodically joins a social religious event.

In the interview with a Ghanaian based radio broadcast, the rapper unequivocally expressed that, he scarcely goes to church since he has confidence in conveying to God directly as opposed to getting to God through another person.

He said, despite the fact that his kids and spouse go to church, when his kids grow up, he wouldn’t stand against their choice if they choose to quit going to church or not.

Okyeame Kwame with his kids

The 44 year old ‘Rap Doctor’ as he is also broadly known, is a lyricist, creative director and a business visionary, who has for the past number of years grown his brand in a unique way.

Rap Doctor has since 1997 been dynamic with an awesome related acts with other Ghanaian music geniuses like Asumadu, late Ebony Reigns, Kwaw Kese, Stephanie Benson, Kwabena, Deborah Vanessa, Daddy Lumba, Kojo Antwi, Ofori Amponsah and numerous others.

When Okyeame Kwame began in 1997, he was a member of a fine hiplife music group “Akyeame”, along with fellow Ghanaian artist, Kofi Amoateng (Okyeame Kofi).

They recorded together the collections “Nyansapo” (“Witty Knot”, 1997), “Nkonsonkonson” (“Shackles”, 1998), “Ntoaso” (“Continuity”, 2000) and “Apam Foforo” (“New Testament”, 2002). He performed solo under his own record label One Mic Entertainment, in Accra when both members separated in 2004.

The ‘Best Rapper Alive’ usually sings and raps in the Akan language of Ghana. He has won a few honors both in Ghana and globally which includes Artist of the year (2009) in Ghana, plus other distinctions at the Channel O Music Video Awards (South Africa), Africa Music Awards UK, Sun City Music Video Awards, MOGO Awards, and numerous others.

Because of his acclaim as a national icon in Ghana, he became brand ambassador for MTN Group, GT Bank and Coca-Cola in Ghana, aside being selected in the advertising official of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) from 2012 and the Ghana Music Right Owner (GHAMRO) in 2014.

He has been an ambassador of several other establishments and has assisted with finding local African talents by filling in as a judge on music unscripted TV dramas in Ghana and other TV projects.

In 2017, Okyeame Kwame joined David Beckham, Hugh Jackman as UNICEF Super Dad Ambassadors. His determination as envoy comes at the back of his acknowledgment as a dad with a lucky, astounding connection with his kids which had become the dominant focal point in the media throughout the years.

Okyeame Kwame is an alum of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), where he studied music and had some expertise in old style guitar. He later graduated as a language specialist. He additionally has Master’s Degree in Marketing Strategy at the University of Ghana Business School.

Okyeame Kwane has numerous albums including: Made in Ghana, The Versatile Show, Successful, Move It Chaleh! and some more.

The Made In Ghana Ambassador is at present out with another one named “KPA” ft Wulomei.

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