Kuami Eugene explains what 'Wele Sebe Kontimire' in his Open Gate song means

Kuami Eugene explains what 'Wele Sebe Kontimire' in his Open Gate song means

- Kuami Eugene has explained the Wele Sebe Kontomire lyric in his Open Gate song

- The line has been extensively criticised after Eugene emerged as the Artiste of the year at the 2020 VGMA

- In his latest interview, the Obiaa To singer has stated that part of the song is not gibberish

- According to him, it is a well-known attribution for the walking steps of a beautiful woman with a heavy backside

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Reigning VGMA Artiste of the Year, Kuami Eugene, has reacted to criticism of the Wele Sebe Kontomire line in his latest track Open Gate.

According to the sensational highlife singer, that part of the song is not gibberish but an attribution he made with regards to the story in the song.

Eugene released the Open Gate song in early August to much success. But after being named as the Artiste of Year Year at the 2020 VGMA, the song has come under scrutiny.

Kuami Eugene explains what 'Wele Sebe Kontimire' in his Open Gate song means

Photo source: Instagram/Kuami Eugene, Sweet Maame Adwoa ( modified by author)
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Many who think Kuami Eugene does not deserve the VGMA Artiste of the Year have made Wele Sebe Kontimire part of his song a reference point.

For them, the expression which literally translates as 'cowhide meat, garden eggs, and cocoyam leaves' shows Eugene lacks lyrics and thus does not deserve the award.

But in an interview on TV Africa monitored by YEN.com.gh, the Obiaa To hitmaker denounced the assertion saying the Wele Sebe Kontomire line must be situated in a context.

Answering questions from the host, Roselyn Felli, Kuami, Eugene stated that expression is one he got from his childhood when they used to sing that to mimic the walking movements of ladies with heavy backsides.

"Wele Sebe Kontomire is an attribute to a beautiful woman especially when the woman has a big backside...When we were young we used to sing Wele Sebe Kontomire when a woman is walking and her back is doing that thing."

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He explained that the Open Gate song was about a well-endowed woman who was getting married and was going to walk the aisle in a majestic way.

"So the bride will the bride asking for them to open the gates for her to do the 'Wele Sebe Kontomire' walk as her husband watches."

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Well, it looks like Eugene's explanation is tangible enough but we live to see if his critics will accept it so.

Meanwhile, the Lynx Entertainment artiste has held a party after his big triumph at the 2020 VGMA.

Dubbed 'appreciation party', the sensational singer's had family, friends, colleagues, and other industry players joining him to celebrate his achievement.

Among those spotted at the party were Eugene's Lynx colleague, KiDi; songstresses Adina Thembi, and Sista Afia; music duo Keche; singer Krymi, among others.

Videos from the party sighted by YEN.com.gh show it was a night full of bliss with performances from all the music artistes who attended.

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