Entertainment of Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Ghanaian Rapper Kwame Ametepee Tsikata popularly known in showbiz as ‘M.anifest’ has disclosed reasons why he calls himself ‘godMC’.
In a phone interview with Feeling Daddy on Empire Entertainment Review on Empire 102.7FM, the award-winning rapper averred that ‘godMC’ means divinity and doing things above the worldly realm.
The ‘god MC’ crooner who recently launched his 14- track second album, ‘Nowhere Cool’ indicated that the response has been amazing.
According to him, what informed his 14 tracks album was due to the fact that his fans use to complain that he doesn’t give them enough.
The album which features Nigerian Brymo on two tracks, ‘Sugar’ and ‘Goodbye’, was launched with a mini-concert at the Jaguar Showroom featuring several of the guest artists on the album – including Worlasi and Cina Soul.
His disclosed that his relationship with Sarkodie is ordinary as before and nothing has changed as others perceive.
When asked about his plans to institute his own fan movement like Shatta Movement, Bhim Nation and others, he said “You haven’t heard of ‘M.aniFans’.
M.anifest is an award winning Ghanaian rapper and songwriter . He has worked with the likes of Damon Albarn, Flea, Tony Allen, Erykah Badu, and is featured on five songs on the Rocket Juice and The Moon album.
He is the grandson of one of Africa’s foremost ethnomusicologists and composers J.H. Kwabena Nketia.
In 2012, BBC’s arts program The Strand (radio) tipped him as one of four acts to look out for in 2012.
M.anifest won Best Rapper of the Year and Hip-Hop Song of the Year at the 2013 Ghana Music Awards after having been nominated twice in 2012 and thrice in 2013.
In 2015 M.anifest’s single “someway bi” earned him a third place honor in the International Songwriters Competition (ISC). In the same year The Guardian named M.anifest as “the foremost rapper on the continent.”