Ghanaian Rapper, Stephen Kwabena Siaw also known as Ayesem who relocated to Accra from Takoradi in the Western Region to give his career a boost has said that his works are better promoted in Ghana after relocating.
According to Ayesem, who has gained popularity for his song, ‘Koti’ it would take the intervention of God for an artiste not based in Accra to become a household name in Ghana and any artiste who wants to make it in the industry has to be in Ghana or else forget making it anywhere.
In an interview with Graphic Showbiz last Monday, He said; “I thought I was very popular until I moved to Accra and realised that was not the case. Not many people knew me until I started promoting Koti here in Accra”.
He added; “Everyone in Takoradi will support you if you do good music there, but that makes you limited because your music won’t get the chance to penetrate the bigger market,”
“Why is every musician moving to Accra? It is the capital city and once you become known in Accra, be rest assured that every Ghanaian will get to know you. There are talented musicians doing so well in the other regions, but they are only limited to those regions.”
Although he was very popular in Tamale, Fancy Gadam had to promote his craft in Accra, including collaborating with top names such as Sarkodie and holding concerts in Accra, for him to gain mainstream recognition.