Paramount Chief of Boso-Gua Traditional Area Okotsuasuo Nyarko Yeboah lll famously known as Sloppy Mike Gyamfi has stated clearly that there’s no highlife songs in this era.
Talking with Ohemaa Woyeje on Angel 102.9 FM, Yedwumanie show;
Nana revealed that his official name his parents gave him is Milton Kwadwo Gyamfi.
According to the now Paramount Chief, no one does high-life in this modern day.
He elaborated that High-life died in the 1970s.
Adversely, when he was asked about Kuami Eugene, Kidi etc style of music;
Sloppy explained that, there’s a one percent of high-life in their songs.
“But that does not make it High-life”, he added.
Sloppy Mike Gyamfi mentioned that, Shatta Wale’s ‘My Level’ is not a highlfe song.
“My level won HighLife song of the year just to recognize the genre but frankly, its not a High-life song”, he emphasized.
“This day’s style is just a Contemporary Ghanaian rhythm or a Pop style” he shared.
Kojo Antwi is not a High-Life music but a Pop star.
Which Kojo Antwi has also challenged.
The Paramount Chief of Boso-Gua has advised that Ghanaian musicians should learn.
And also research to know exactly what High-Life entails.
Nana has tipped that he is writing a book.
This book will teach the embodiment of High-Life.
Including all that you need to know about Highlife.