I rather wanted to be a footballer – Kwesi Arthur tells BBC

I rather wanted to be a footballer – Kwesi Arthur tells BBC

Fast-rising Ghanaian rapper, Kwesi Arthur, has been featured on BBC focus on Africa for the first time in his young career.

The young musician who is breaking bounds in Ghana, says he rather wanted to be a footballer growing up.

He, however, changed his mind after he was inspired by American rapper, Drake during his high school days.

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Kwesi Arthur after releasing his first official song, ‘Grinding’ featuring another top rapper, Sarkodie and Medikal became instant hit, receiving massive airplay in Ghana

The Tema-based rapper due to his influence was recently nominated for BET's Viewers Choice Best New International Act Category award, but missed out to South African musician Sjava.

The young rapper is fast gaining international recognition and hopes his mini cameo on BBC will be a sign of many good things to come.

Kwesi is currently said to be ‘dinning’ with top Ghanaian musicians and stakeholders after rewriting his life-story.

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Young Arthur broke through the Ghanaian music scene last year, and won the Hip-hop song of the year at the recently held Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).

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