You know what they say, if the original song was good the remix should be as good as the original or even better. Having said this, the question that comes to mind is whether you have heard the latest song by Ice Prince. The song by Ice Prince, “Wish Me Well” has been on the airwaves for almost three weeks now. The song featured two artists; Ice Prince and Kuami Eugene. The song was a remix to the song by Kuami Eugene, Wish Me Well. Kuami Eugene, the winner of the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards “New Artiste of the Year” has not disappointed so far and the fact that he has been able to bring Ice Prince in for a collabo says a lot about the future of the star.
So is this song better than the original? Let us look at aspects of the song and why it got a good reception in Ghana.
1. The song saw a fusion of rap and good vocals
Music lovers will tell you that a good song is one which fuses two different styles of music to come up with one masterpiece. In the song, Ice Prince can be heard rapping in English and what shocked a lot of fans was the fact that he also rapped in Twi language. He also ad-libbed to some of the lyrics of the original song.
2. The Nigeria-Ghana partnership worked magic
The two West African countries has some artists who can really produce good music. The fact that the two artists came from different countries with rich musical influence in Africa and all around th world is testament to the fact that the song was straight fire. However, we are not taking anything away from the original song. But the additions by Ice Prince did make a difference especially to the rap fans out there.
Fans also acknowledged this, some were saying; “There is something about Ghana GH and Nigeria NG", “Ghana GH and Nigeria NG colabo's are always beautiful.... Do you agree with me.......... God bless me Africa ".
The song dispelled the rumor that Kuami Eugene lifted verses from Ice Prince songs
Before the collabo, Kuami Eugene had been accused of lifting verses from some of Ice Prince songs and using them in his wish me well song. Some people took to twitter to criticize the artist even mentioning songs that he supposedly stole lines from. However, these accusations would later be put to sleep. Not only did the person he was accused of stealing lines from collabo with him, the accusations would later be thwarted. Looking closely at the songs, the artist never stole a verse from Ice Prince. The collabo was seen by some fans as a way of crushing the rumors of stolen verses.
Some fans commented on the song on YouTube saying;
“Kuami Eugene well done, don't mind them they always expect your downfall. But it will never comes true for them”, £❤️❤️❤️ Shame on you on all those that said he stole a song. Wish people well x",
“Witchcraft paa nie hmm now come n see they did music together,sorry Ice Prince I really insulted u when I heard the rumours. My boy to the top am happy u never respond to the allegations of the stolen song,they won't understand my dear u re already covered with grace,stars n etc.I wish i have the possibility to push u higher n higher but in God's own way i will see u where i have always wish to see u In Shaa Allah".
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