Renowned highlife musician, Kofi Kinaata, has expressed his confidence in the potential success of his latest song, ‘Effiakuma Love,’ at the upcoming 2024 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). In an interview with Amansan Krakye, Kinaata acknowledged that while he believes the song is exceptional, its fate and chances of winning the coveted ‘Reggae Song of the Year’ award ultimately lie in the hands of his dedicated fan base.
Kinaata emphasized the importance of his fans’ support and their role in determining the song’s success. He stated, “My fans will determine how far Effiakuma Love will go and if it’ll be able to pick some awards next year at the VGMA, but as for me, I know it’s a good song.” The singer acknowledged that the song’s reception and recognition largely depend on the reactions of people, including DJs, presenters, and fans who play and engage with the song.
Recognizing the influence of the media, Kinaata highlighted the pivotal role played by DJs, presenters, and influencers in spreading the word about ‘Effiakuma Love.’ He expressed his hope that they would play the song and share positive feedback, as their support would greatly contribute to its success. However, he maintained that he had fulfilled his part by creating and releasing the song, leaving the final outcome in the hands of his loyal supporters.
Kinaata’s belief in the power of his fans and their ability to take ‘Effiakuma Love’ to greater heights underscores his dedication to creating music that resonates with his audience. He emphasized that the song was crafted with his fans in mind, making it their responsibility to determine its trajectory in the music industry.
As Kofi Kinaata entrusts the destiny of ‘Effiakuma Love’ to his fans, the anticipation for its performance at the VGMA is building. The song, with its unique blend of reggae elements and Kinaata’s signature style, has already captivated audiences. Whether it will secure the accolades it deserves at the VGMA remains to be seen, but one thing is certain: Kinaata’s fans hold the key to its success.