Kwaw Kesse cautions American rapper over his ‘abodam’ signature

Kwaw Kesse cautions American rapper over his ‘abodam’ signature

- Ghanaian musician, Kwaw Kese, has called out to American rapper, Desiigner, to stop using his signature gesture

- Desiigner is signed on to Kanye West's record label, Good Music

- He is however yet to respond to Kwaw Kese's request

Ghanaian musician, Emmanuel Botchway, better known as Abodam, has expressed his displeasure over the use of his ‘Abodam’ gesture by American musician, Desiigner.

Desiigner is a music artiste signed on to Kanye West’s record label, Good Music.

In a message posted on Instagram, a social media platform, he called on Desiigner to desist from mimicking it.

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According to a report by, the American musician is yet to see the message, and for that matter, has not responded to Kwaw Kesse.

Two men pose for a photo
Kwaw Kesse poses for a photo with Kanye West

Social media users expressed varying opinions about the matter:

@lastkingxerxis wrote: @kwawkese, maybe he is trying to copy your style because he admires you"

@mmmarwannn wondered: "@kwawkese, but who gave him the licence?"

@yah_yah_rah_brrr_blah_blah@kobbyblack17 also added: " he's too sentimental. He has suddenly taken it personal"

Kwaw Kese is a Ghanaian hiplife artist who well known for his hit album Abodam, released in 2007, for which he won five awards at the 2008 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.

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