Amerado Shares Challenges Faced While Coming Up as A Rapper

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By Naliaka Kitui

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Ghanaian rapper Derrick Sarfo Kantanka professionally known as Amerado has said that venturing into rap music has been a challenging journey for him, but he has gradually fit into it.

In an interview with GNA Entertainment, Amerado said that he knows some musicians who tried pursuing rap but failed along the way because they could not adjust their lifestyles to fit into the system. 

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"Coming up has been very tough. Whenever a rapper discovers his craft, they always want to say true to their passion, but you would sometimes have to change to suit your audiences.
"I started off as a hardcore rapper, but I do switch sometimes because the majority of Ghanaians want danceable songs.

"Most young rappers do struggle because music lovers want a mix of cool and hard music, so sometimes you would have to switch to get the attention, but the most important thing is being charismatic and getting the right ideas to push yourself to the top,'' he explained.

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According to Amerado, rappers are expected to give their fans the type of music that they want, irrespective of the rapper’s passion. He further said that despite having gained fame with 37 episodes of "Yeetensem", he still had to go the extra mile to deliver something to excite music fans. 

Amerado concluded by listing musicians who have inspired him in the music industry, a list which comprises Okyeame Kwame, Reggie Rock Stone, Okomfour Kwadee, Lord Kenya and Obrafour.

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