'One Corner' singer, Patapaa, in a performance in front of a teeming audience in the UK, paused singing just so he could pick up the monies that were being thrown at him.
The idea of throwing money at people during an occasion is to celebrate the said person's importance to the moment or the occasion. It is a popular practice in West Africa.
Patapaa was performing his 'One Corner' song when a few members of the crowd walked on stage to show him some love.
But after realising some of the people who came on stage were actually picking up the cash, the singer asked the DJ to stop the song and then lamented as to why some were taking money meant for him.
After his lamentation, the artiste did not go back to singing. He started gathering the notes that had been scattered n the stage.
The show in the UK was a rendition of the Ghana Music Awards organised for Ghanaians based in the UK. It awards Ghanaian artistes and songs that the diasporian community finds worthy.
With this incident, Patapaa adds his image of an unapologetic street-raised musician. It is indeed what has won him several plaudits and it does not look like things will change soon.
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