More often than not, it takes a single moment of greatness to launch us into a lifetime of bliss and continuous achievement. That is how the story of J Wusu began.
At the tender age of 14, Josh Nana Kweku Owusu made his first attempt to rap and has kept at it for the past 6 years. Recounting how he started his music career to YEN.com.gh, the young musician indicated that music had formed an integral part of his life.
He revealed that he took a leap of fate to jump-start his journey in the music industry by accepting to engage in a rap ‘battle’ with his seniors.
He said it all began when his JHS 2 classmates entered into an argument with their seniors who were in JHS 3 then. The argument turned into a rap battle and the love he had for music made his mates call on him to compete with his seniors in the rap competition. Josh took the bold step to rap and eventually was crowned the winner of the rap battle.
He eventually became the face of his class and represented them at subsequent battles which he kept winning because of his ambition and niche for music.
Young Josh then started writing lyrics of songs sung by both local and foreign artistes into a note book and kept reading them and comparing lyrics.
It then dawned on him that he was good at making his own music and had to stop depending on lyrics of other musicians. The urge to come out with his own creation led him to put all his efforts into focusing on becoming a professional in music.
Like fate would have it, Josh came into contact with a renowned producer and beat maker in Tema called Hydraulix Fonye. The producer instantly discovered Josh’s talent and urged him to work hard at his craft. The sound engineer indicated that his rap style was unique and was willing to give him a shot by working with him.
Even though he wanted to pursue a career in music, his education in the Senior High School at Tema Secondary School hindered his passion to become a full time artiste.
He launched a comeback unto the music scene after completing Senior High School and currently has one song titled “Ayariga” produced by Hydraulix Fonye under his belt. He has indicated that he has many songs yet to be released.
J Wusu is currently a student in the University of Management Studies and hopes to pursue his music career to the highest level possible to be able to make all those who believed in him proud.
He highlighted the issue that many up-and-coming had to face a lot of challenges in their music careers but he was willing to defy the odds to make it to the top.
Listen to “Ayariga” here:
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