“Most Ghanaians do not know who a songwriter is” – Samini

“Most Ghanaians do not know who a songwriter is” – Samini

Ghanaian reggae music performer Samini on live radio has denote that, most Ghanaians do not know who a songwriter is.

The “Linda” singer on Hitzfm made such utterance whiles discussing his award winning “untamed” album.

According to him, a songwriter is not he who can read the lyrics of a song but how to read and write the notes in the music.

“There are lot of people who do not know who is a songwriter. those who know how to read and write the notes in music, not the lyrics” he said

Disclosing why he did not featured any artiste on his ‘Untamed’ album, the “Obaa” singer indicated that, it was deliberate.

Speaking to Andy Dosty, Samini has said he wanted to standout from his peers with his album hence he deliberately didn’t feature any artiste on it, besides, it was the first time LoudCity worked with an African artiste.

“Not featuring any artiste on the untamed album was deliberate. I wanted to stand out. Most of the harmonies, lyrics and vocals were done by me. it was also LoudCity’s first time working with an African artiste” – Samini discloses

Born Emmanuel Andrews Sammini  known by his stage name Samini(formerly as Batman Samini), is a Ghanaian Reggae and Dance hall recording artiste from Wa, Ghana.

His genre of music is a melodious mixture of high life, dance hall, reggae and hip-hop. He terms his brand of music as the “African dance hall”.

He signed his first record deal with Ashanti International. Samini started his record label after he left the aforementioned label.

Samini has released seven studio albums, with all being highly successful on the commercial market. Samini’s success and recognition began when his first single, Linda, was released and subsequently appearing on other successful singles by other artists.

Samini has announced December 21, 2019 as the official date for this year’s Saminifest. In the spirit of the “Year Of Return” message, the Legend has picked his home base Dansoman, specifically The Dansoman High Street as the location for this years event.


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