The first winner of TV3’s flagship talent hunt for musicians called “Mentor”, Prince has made some shocking revelations after winning the competition some 12 years ago.
Speaking in a video interview with Adom FM, the past winner of the competition alleged that there had been some instances of mismanagement by some of the heads of the competition.
In making the matter clearer, the gospel musician revealed that his prize money of GHc 2,000 at the time was given to him later after a Peace FM show host stepped into the case.
He said the radio show host called for a live interview between the organizers and the winner and ‘lambasted’ them which led to the payment.
Prince also alleged that as part of the package for the winner was a trip to study in the United Kingdom for six months. He said that part of the winning package was never realized. He went on to purport that Telecommunications giant MTN, then known as Areeba also promised the winners some airtime but that too did not materialize.
Video Credit: Adom 106.3 FM
He revealed that he was ‘disappointed’ in the management for the failed promises. He said after he won, he was signed to Family Tree Entertainment but there too, he was told to stay in the shadows of award-winning gospel artiste, Noble Nketiah.
Prince said that was what concluded that it was a factor that stalled his immediate coming out into the music industry with full force.
The first winner of the music talent show added that he went to the university on the insistence of his mum and for the 4 years he was in school, he did not do much in terms of music.
He however has a number of songs to his names. He has been married for the past 3 years and revealed that he had put all the ‘hurt’ behind him.
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