Conscious African roots-life reggae artist Papa Wastik has said Reggae music in Ghana is still at its incubation stage.
“Reggae music is still in the early stages in Ghana. Ghana does not have enough producers and investors embracing the Ghanaian style of reggae music,” he stated.
The Home Sweet Home singer continued to raise concern about the rate at which dance hall music which evolved from Reggae music seem to receive more attention.
“Dancehall evolved from reggae music but dance hall seem to be getting much attention than reggae music. Reggae artist need to step up their game,” he stressed.
He however commending Stonebwoy and Black Prophet for raising high the flag of Ghana when it comes to reggae and dancehall indicated saying “Stonebwoy has put a great deal of hard work into the craft, mastered it and now he is doing great around the world which is something most young arts do not do.
Papa Wastik who for some time now had gone MIA in the the music industry said that he is back in Ghana to stay and do good music to make history in the minds of Ghana
“I have to be in Ghana full time, put in the ground works, give Ghanaians performances, good music and connect people with the new breeze,” he added
Paapa Wastik whose musical talent began around the tender age of five, has Reggae tunes like ‘serious times, ‘Makomaa Mu Hemaa’ ‘’Babylon System’, ‘We will make It’, ‘Unity for Africa’ among many others to his credit
ETVghana.com/ Diana Teiko Amankwah