Renowned local gospel musician shares his experience with temptation in the music industry

Renowned local gospel musician shares his experience with temptation in the music industry

-Experienced gospel act, Nana Yaw Asare shares his experience with temptations

-He revealed that he drank alcohol as a musician because of the company of friends he found himself in

Renowned gospel star Nana Yaw Asare has disclosed that he has been tempted by women and has taken alcohol twice in his life.

Commenting on the controversies and pitfalls in the industry which some of his colleagues are entangled in, he likened the situation to the story of Jesus and his 12 disciples.

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Speaking in an interview Joy News' MzGee the gospel musician said in the local parlance, “Fie bia Mensah wo mu” which is transalatwd into English to mean, "there’s always an odd child in every home".

“It doesn’t mean that we are all doing gospel songs so all of us are going to be good by all means. Some of them are going to be bad nuts,” Nana Yaw Asare added.

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When asked if these ‘bad nuts’ were also called by God, the ‘Odomankoma’ singer answered in the affirmative. He said, “they were called but you have to control yourself”.

“If you don’t control yourself, you will do all sort of things meanwhile God has called you.”

Nana Yaw who was vibrant in the late 90s and earlier 2000’s revealed he has had his share of temptation with women and alcohol. He however did not comment on how he was tempted by women while he was very active in the music industry.

On the issue of of drinking and smoking, the musician confessed that, “I have drank only twice ever since I was born; once since I became a musician. My friends were drinking and the moment I drank, I was shy. I haven’t smoked before”.

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