Sarkodie replies as Akufo-Addo praises his Happy Day song; bigs up Mahama

Sarkodie replies as Akufo-Addo praises his Happy Day song; bigs up Mahama

- Sarkodie has responded to President Nana Akufo-Addo's reaction to his Happy Day song

- According to the rapper, Akufo-Addo should not take advantage of his song

- The rapper also sent a shoutout to the NDC's John Mahama in his response

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Award-winning rapper Sarkodie, known in private life as Michael Owusu Addo, has spoken after viral reports that he has endorsed President Nana Akufo-Addo for a second term.

In a tweet, Sarkodie has suggested that his song Happy Day was not necessarily an endorsement of Akufo-Addo's bid.

The rapper released a new song titled Happy Day which features Kuami Eugene on Monday, November 2, 2020.

Sarkodie replies as Akufo-Addo as he praises his Happy Day song; bigs up Mahama
Photo source: Instagram/ Sarkodie, John Mahama, Nana Akufo-Addo (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

While the Happy Day song can be generally described as a track to praise God, the versatile rapper was able to infuse political messages in it.

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After talking about his life and praising God for his life, Sarkodie chipped in some issues he had with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who criticised him for releasing songs to take a swipe at John Mahama's government.

Mentioning the Dumsor and Inflation songs he did at the time, Sarkodie did a fast-forward to Akufo-Addo's time and pointed to the stable electricity and Free Senior High School.

He then proceeded to urge Akufo-Addo to continue to govern saying 'Nana Toaso' which literally translates as 'continue, Nana.'

Since the song was released, many Ghanaians have concluded that the rapper was endorsing Akufo-Addo for another term.

The president has reacted to the song in a post on Twitter describing it as a "nice song" while repeating a line in the song which had Sarkodie referring to one of Akufo-Addo's slogans.

It was while replying to Akufo-Addo's tweet that Sarkodie indicated that Akufo-Addo was 'taking advantage of Christmas to chew chicken'.

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Sarkodie went on to disclose that his reference to 'aban' (government) in the song was not meant for one party but all parties.

As if to appease John Mahama, Sarkodie then sent shoutouts to Akufo-Addo and the NDC flagbearer pointing out to Akufo-Addo that he will not hesitate to criticise his government if he feels the need to.

Meanwhile, Ningo Prampram MP Sam George has spoken on the endorsement of President Nana Akufo-Addo's second term bid by Samini and Sarkodie.

In a post on his official Facebook page, the NDC MP suggested that Sarkodie and Samini took GHC500,000 to endorse Akufo-Addo.

Earlier, the NDC flagbearer John Mahama reacted to Sarkodie and Samini choosing Akufo-Addo instead of him.

In an interview, the former president said he still likes them despite them endorsing Akufo-Addo.

He then explained why he has not involved any celebrity in his campaign.

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