A musician cum comedian, Kwame Asare Obeng known in the entertainment industry as Kwame A Plus, has disputed claims by a section of the public that he has diverted his music career to become a politician
According to him, he is nationalist and will always contribute his quota towards the development of the country.
“What I want to do is to be part of a process to change the country for the better,” he said.
In an interview on Accra-based Hitz FM, the musician stated that he has the right to be part of the building process of the country.
“I am a citizen of this country and have a say in what my tax is used for,” Kwame A Plus stated.
Making reference to Bob Marley, he said Bob Marley’s songs were full of politics, saying “Most of the songs that Bob Marley did were political.”
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He said music offered him a better platform to reach the masses with the message he wanted to put across.
“My interest was to have a voice; that is why my first song was ‘Me Suro’,” Kwame A Plus explained, noting that “That was what I wanted to do. I didn’t do music because I wanted to be a musician but there were certain issues I was looking for an avenue to talk about.”