Creator of the popular “Obi agye obi girl” song, Captain Planet has in an interview revealed the inspiration behind the title of the song which has since gone viral on social media.
Speaking in an interview on Accra-based Joy News, the musician revealed that the lyrics of the song were a reflection on happenings in real life and experiences he had heard and seen.
The 4x4 group member indicated that the issue of snatching someone’s girlfriend and having your girlfriend snatched by another person was a worrying trend in Ghana and it motivated him to create music out of it.
The musician indicated that the phenomenon was seen in movies and added that he had heard many of such stories from his friends as well.
He went on to add that he had personally suffered the fate of having many of his girlfriends snatched from him by other guys and likewise, he has also snatched a lot of girls from other guys.
Captain Planet revealed that one felt opposite reactions when he had his girlfriend snatched from him and when he snatched someone’s girlfriend.
The hip life artiste indicated that the lesson from his hit song was simply not to do to others what you would not have them do to you. He went on to urge people to stay away from things that did not belong to them, especially relationships.
Captain Planet who featured Kofi Kinaata on his new ‘joint’ said he was very appreciative of the fact that many Ghanaians had accepted the song and have helped to make it go viral.
The song has become so popular that many celebrities including Funny Face, Adebayor and Asamoah Gyan have been seen in videos dancing to the song.
An up and coming artiste, Shamelongon also created his own cover of the song to ‘mock’ Bukom Banku after the boxer’s defeat to Bastie Samir.
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