West Ham United Play Lil Win And Guru's Azonto Boys In Video, Ghanaians Stunned

West Ham United Play Lil Win And Guru's Azonto Boys In Video, Ghanaians Stunned

  • West Ham United, in a TikTok video, played Lil Win and Guru's Azonto Boys as they celebrated Ghanaian star Mohammed Kudus
  • The video was a short clip of Kudus dribbling, and Ghanaians were impressed with West Ham's social media team
  • Many people in the comments section joked that there was probably a Ghanaian admin handling the team's TikTok account
  • Chris Tsormanah, a music executive says, big social media platforms playing Ghanaian music is good for the industry

English football club West Ham United celebrated their Ghanaian star, Mohammed Kudus, in a TikTok video that has since gone viral. The video featured a short clip of Kudus showing off his impressive dribbling skills while Lil Win and Guru’s popular song, Azonto Boys, played in the background.

West Ham United
Ghanaian musician Lil Win Photo Source: Lil Win
Source: Instagram

The choice of music was a nod to Kudus’ Ghanaian roots. Many Ghanaians were thrilled to see their local music being played on such a global platform.

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West Ham’s social media team was praised for their creativity and how in tune they were with Ghanaian music. The team often embeds Ghanaian songs in most of their videos. This has been a nom since Kudus' arrival at the club.

In the comments section of the video, some Ghanaians joked about the possibility of a Ghanaian admin handling the team’s TikTok account as they were in awe of the song choice.

Chris Tsormanah highlights the importance of Ghanaian music being played on international platforms

Music executive and analyst Chris Tsormanah, in a conversation with YEN.com.gh, opened up about the importance of Ghanaian music in making it to big social media platforms. He explained how it exposes music to a broader audience.

Social media is one of the biggest marketing tools in the modern age of music. A song being played on a platform with millions of followers opens it up to countless people across the globe. This can go a long way to boost streaming numbers and aid brand visibility. Sometimes, musicians even pay for their music to be used by influencers with big platforms. TikTok since 2020 has helped a lot of musicians become visible. He said.

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West Ham stuns Ghanaians

YEN.com.gh gathered some reactions from social media users.

ZAKY said:

At this point the Admin can never deny that he’s not a Ghanaian

Grannies boy commented:

Eiii the one who Dey manage this account be legend kw3

Bhaddest04 said:

I’m really really sure the admin is a Ghanaian

Shirley benson reacted:

Where do you get these songs

Mankaana said:

Where do you guys just get these Ghanaian songs cos e no be today songs ooo

Gyan praises Kudus

In another story, Retired Ghanaian footballer Asamoah Gyan opined that the current Black Stars should be built around Ghanaian professional player Mohammed Kudus.

He said the West Ham United attacking midfielder is performing well in the Premier League in Europe and in Africa, he is the best-performing African player.

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His statement has sparked debate on social media.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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