Rapper and CEO of Volta Regime Music Group, Edem is not perturbed by endorsement of Dancehall act Stonebwoy for 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Artiste of the Year .
The “Koene” rapper, Edem is in the Artiste of the Year category at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards alongside veteran Highlife musician Daddy Lumba also known as DL, hardworking rapper Guru, Stonebwoy, fastest rising Dancehall empress MzVee, rapper Sarkodie and African Dancehall King Samini.
Rashid Mugeez, a member of Hiplife duo, R2Bees has tipped Stonebwoy to win the ultimate award; Artiste of the Year.
“Most of the artistes nominated in that category did well last year but Stonebwoy is the best in my opinion. He released a lot of hit songs and performed on almost all the major platforms. He has come far and no artiste deserves the Artiste of the Year better than Stonebowy” he told Graphic Showbiz in an interview.
During his performance at the African Union Hall Week Celebration at the University of Ghana, Legon on Saturday, he paused and said, “I personally feel say I deserve Artiste of the Year, so I need everybody to vote … the nominees are officially out because I feel I’m the Artiste of the Year.”
16th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is slated for April 7, 2015 at the Conference Centre.
Watch Edem give his reasons in the video below: