In a recent interview with Andy Dosty on Adom TV, Kaywa, the CEO of Highly Spiritual Music, confirmed the departure of young Ghanaian artiste, Lasmid, from the label. The revelation has sparked curiosity among fans and industry insiders, who are eager to know the reasons behind this decision.
Kaywa disclosed that Lasmid had actually left the label before the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). When asked about the timing, Kaywa mentioned that Lasmid had expressed his desire to leave the label “way before VGMA.” The departure seems to have been a topic of discussion between the artiste and the label, with a back-and-forth conversation taking place before the final decision was made.
Although the exact details surrounding Lasmid’s exit remain undisclosed for now, Kaywa assured that the story behind it will be shared at a later time. This news follows the recent departure of another Highly Spiritual Music artiste, Mr Drew, adding further intrigue to the label’s roster changes.
During his time with Highly Spiritual Music, Lasmid delivered several hit songs, including the popular tracks “Friday Night” and “Atele.” He gained significant attention and acclaim for his award-winning verse on JZyNo’s “Butter My Bread.” Lasmid’s breakthrough came with his song “Friday Night,” which earned him the titles of “New Artiste Of The Year” and “Hiplife Song Of The Year” at the 24th VGMA.
“Friday Night” was released in 2022 and quickly became a sensation, dominating the streets and various music platforms. The song catapulted Lasmid’s music career to new heights, solidifying his presence in the Ghanaian music industry.
As fans eagerly await further updates on Lasmid’s next move and the reasons behind his departure, Kaywa’s confirmation serves as a testament to the changing dynamics within the music label. Watch the video below to see Kaywa’s confirmation of Lasmid’s departure from Highly Spiritual Music.