My music is more authentic than most underground musicians - Derrick Logan

My music is more authentic than most underground musicians - Derrick Logan

-An up and coming Ghanaian musician has touted his works as the most authentic when pitched with other musicians his level

- According to Derrick Logan the authenticity of music is often determined by the music culture in that jurisdiction

- Derrick has touted himself as the artiste to watch as he would soon be making waves all over the country

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Derrick Logan, born Derrick Nii Aryee Quaye, a fast-rising and versatile hip hop and afropop recording artiste, has touted his craft as the best in the entertainment industry currently.

According to the burgeoning star, music can only be authentic if you put its expression in terms of the culture from which the genre of music emanates.

In reacting to why many underground artistes fail to make it to the limelight, Derrick Logan stressed that authenticity was the name of the game; a feature or trait many of these young stars lacked.

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"If I say my music is authentic, it usually gets determined by its culture in which the real expression of the music is coming from", Derrick Logan said.

"Musicians have struggled for a long time to make a name for themselves amidst listeners’ limited attention spans, and they now must also compete amongst nearly frictionless access to every piece of music ever published.

We have an embarrassment of riches and a dearth of scarcity. To stand out, artistes in the digital age need to find ways to harness authenticity, that is, to demonstrate their own realness and that of their music.

In the past, big stars had (accurately or not) a singular, fixed identity, often as pure punk, rap, heavy metal musician and that identity accounted for their authenticity."

Derrick Logan has raised the bar for most hip hop musicians with current songs. He is known for his energy showcased in his music and performances.

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He believes in hard work and dedication which most of his fellow musicians can attest to that. 

The rapper is mostly found rapping in the English language and known by most music producers as the beat killer because of his remarkable talent in singing, rapping and producing.

Derrick Logan is looking to make a remarkable impact in the music industry so as to unseat the likes of AY Poyoo and other artistes who are enjoying some limelight currently.

His versatility and fearlessness as a musician continue to shine. He spent his early childhood in Accra, Ghana.

He had his basic education at Mothercare International School and proceeded to the Accra Academy School where he became the Entertainment committee's president.

He has the talent & passion for music. Derrick Logan has released a new single to announce his presence in the music industry. He titled it "Always On My Mind" which was produced by Winty.

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The primaries which was held in some 100 constituencies started at 7am on Saturday, June 20, 2020, and ended at 1pm.

After votes were counted, the deputy majority leader of Ghana's current Parliament came out victorious in the tightly-contested Dome-Kwabenya Constituency.

Her closest and only contender, Mike Ocquaye Jnr., took the second spot with just a close margin.

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