Celebrated Ghanaian artist/rapper M.anifest responded to questions relating to why he doesn't seem to have any proteges. Or rather, why questions as to why there's 'Eminem' to his 'Dr.Dre'.
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Speaking at a press conference accompanied by renowned Nigerian artist, Brymo, and upcoming Ghnaian rapper worlasi, M.anifest explained that according to him, art is a personal journey; one that cannot be taught.
"Artistry is not carpentry", he said, "“Take all the young artistes I meet. I am mostly interested in meeting them because I appreciate what they are doing, and people are in different times of their lives”.
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It is no surprise that M.anifest was accompanied by Worlasi during the press conference, since Worlasi is featured in M.anfest's recently released album titled 'Nowhere cool'.
He said: “I’m very willing to share any bits of information I have that might not exist, but there’s no formula for this. They look within themselves and find who they want to be. It’s different with technical advice [but] I’m definitely one who is a great supporter of the young ones who I think need to flourish more and not allow the scene to be stale, because otherwise, the scene will be stale”