Blakk Rasta Calls Out Ghanaian Award Organizers

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Gati Jesse

Published on May 6, 2024

In an interview on Ghonetv and Asaase Radio, the esteemed musician and media personality, Blakk Rasta, also known as the Salaga Soljah, has shaken the foundation of the Ghanaian music industry with his scathing remarks about award organizers.

Blakk Rasta didn’t mince words as he voiced his concerns about the state of award ceremonies in Ghana. With a tone of conviction, he asserted that all the awards bestowed upon him were tainted by corruption, alleging that they were bought rather than earned on merit. His bold statement, “I returned all the Awards I won because I didn’t deserve them, they were bought,”.

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Central to Blakk Rasta’s critique is the pervasive influence of money in award selection processes. He passionately argued that awards should be based on merit, not financial influence. Drawing a parallel with the prestigious Grammy Awards, he urged Ghanaian organizers to adopt a more transparent approach by establishing a board to assess nominees and determine deserving winners. This, he believes, would eliminate the practice of shifting blame onto the public or innocent voters and ensure that awards are bestowed upon truly deserving individuals.

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Blakk Rasta’s audacious position has caused a stir in the industry, leading players and award organizers to reflect. His demand for change has sparked new discussions about fairness and honesty in the award system among both fans and artists. While some have praised him for having the guts to speak truth to power, others have expressed worry about the possible consequences and ramifications from his revelations.

Blakk Rasta’s bold stance has reverberated throughout the industry, prompting soul-searching among award organizers and stakeholders.

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