One of Ghana’s favorite rappers, Amerado has revealed how Veteran rapper, Okyeame Kwame impacted his career in a positive way.
Speaking in a recent interview on TV3’s Showbiz 360, Amerado reflected on his journey from moments of uncertainty to his current success, giving credit to the support he received from fellow artists and fans.
He further highlighted the immense support and influence these artists had on him impacted his journey in music.
He applauded rap doctor Okyeame Kwame and a host of other music guru’s that bared the touch for him.
“Okyeame Kwame is always first, and I will always applaud him.” Amerado also acknowledged the support and influence of other artists such as Eugene Praye (Horni Hor), Ofori Amponsah, the late Daasebre Gyamenah, and Obrafour”.
Reflecting on his music career journey, Amerado recounted the struggles and challenges he battled just to fend for himself.
“I went to England and I was contemplating on whether to come back to my career or stay there which I knew was not permitted. I took it upon myself to come back after consulting a few people. When I came back, things were way harder. I was playing casino and betting. Sometimes, I go hungry, so I have to go to friends for money to eat.”
Though he acknowledged that there is pressure to constantly improve and expand in the music industry, Amerado underlined his determination to doing so in spite of the challenges.
Additionally, he used the occasion to thank his fans for their persistent support and to urge them to keep supporting not only his music but also that of other Ghanaian artists.
The “Kwaku Anase” and “Young and Strong” EP, two of Amerado’s most recent releases, are all streamable on different music platforms.