“Let’s be open and truthful with each other. Hip-hop is not related. The historical past of hiplife needs to be preserved, in my view, however let’s go away the query of whether or not we must always hold on to it and proceed to take action out of the dialogue”.
“Confusion among the many originals was one of many elements Arnold highlighted as contributing to the loss of life of hiplife. He claimed that the dearth of cohesion even within the identify’s creation made the style unappealing to younger folks”.
Talking on 3FM’s Showbiz 927 with Caleb Nii Boye, Arnold in contrast the hiplife style’s horrible scenario to the “inventor-syndrom.” In his opinion, everybody aspired to set developments within the early phases of the business’s growth. The continuum course of failed because of this.
Arnold observed Azonto and Alkahida as a few of the crazed rush to be generally known as originators after observing the commotion surrounding them.
“Will you need to affiliate with one thing that Ghanaians should not even pleased with in case you are an upcoming artist? Are we not even working collectively to push it? No. You’ll due to this fact proceed in your chosen course”.
Arnold ended by noting that Afrobeats has develop into a world-recognised style because of the collective efforts of Nigerian artists, saying that Ghanaians ought to give attention to the historical past of hiplife and possibly maintain on to its contribution to Afrobeat historical past.