IT is not out of place for an 11-year-old not to have thoughts of building a good future but that is not the case for young rapper, Kojo Stitches.
Since age six, when he started listening to global heavyweights in rap music such as Jay Z, Kojo Stitches found his future and has been working towards it.
The rapper, who has won a lot of respect and admiration for his rap freestyles on Instagram where he posts his videos, was on the bill at Shatta Wale’s Reign album launch at Fantasy Dome in La, Accra.
Sharing his experience with Showbiz last week, Kojo Stitches who is a cousin to Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale said it was fulfilling since he had always looked forward to perform for a huge crowd.
“This is what I have ever prayed for but the dream came too early for me when I performed for thousands of people at Shatta Wale’s Reign album launch and got loud cheers as well.
“The reception has boosted my confidence and I’m working hard to become one of Ghana’s biggest music exports in a few years.
“I started rapping at the age of six and I feel I was born to rap. Besides, hearing people talk about my talent brings me so much joy.
“The passion I have for music is profound and I am thankful people understand the kind of rap I do,” he stated.
The journey to stardom, Kojo admitted won’t be easy since he has to give equal attention to his education but he is ready to beat the odds to be successful at both.
“Even now, it is not easy combining my music with education but I believe that where there is a will, there’s definitely a way and that will should push me to success,” he stated.
At present, Kojo isn’t signed to any record label but he is managed by his uncle, Kwaku Gyamfi who has been instrumental in the former’s music career.
Kojo Stitches was also full of praise for Shatta Wale for supporting him in his own way.
He also used the occasion to call for peace between Sarkodie and Kakai hitmaker.
“Sarkodie’s Advice was just a hype for Shatta Wale’s concert. I don’t think that should cause any bad blood between the two artistes since I know how close they are,” Kojo Stitches said.
The young talented kid made his first appearance on Parks and Mics at +233 Jazz Bar and said he would be releasing two singles before Christmas.