'Obaa' is very different from 'My Own'— Samini

By: Delali Sika
Multiple award-winning, Samini

DANCEHALL and Reggae artiste, Samini has debunked criticisms on social media that his latest single, Obaa is similar in content to hit song, My Own released last year.

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My Own, earned him the Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year award at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA).

According to the Linda hit maker, there is a big difference between the two songs.

My Own is very different from Obaa. When you listen carefully, you will notice the subjects they talk about are not the same,” he said.

Released on Sunday, July 1, the latest song, Obaa is produced by Mix Masta Garzy and it encourages men to honour their women with a ring as assurance of their love.

Samini has never hidden his admiration for women and how he loves to treat them right and on his newest single, he brags of the qualities of his “good partner” who deserves all the praise.

Obaa is a solid Reggae tune and Samini’s delivery and style add to the excitement of the song.

Presently managed by Africa 1 Media (@Africa1Media), Samini who is out with the video of Obaa told Showbiz he is releasing songs to pave way for his upcoming Reggae album.

“My next album is a collection of Reggae tunes because I want Reggae fanatics to have a feel of me as well. Reggae isn’t new to me but this time, we are doing it bigger and better,” he said.

His debut studio album, Dankwasere, was released in 2004 which had the hit, Linda topping charts for weeks. Samini, born Emmanuel Andrews Samini, received international recognition when he won the Best African Act at the 2006 MOBO Awards.

He has also collaborated with the likes of Kelly Rowland, WizKid, Mac Tontoh, MI Abaga, and Reggie Rockstone.