We cannot readily tell if this is another move to stay relevant on the showbizness landscape or this indeed is something that would become a passing reality.
Rex Omar of the hit song Abiba who would have become a lawyer or something had he not chosen music over the law has expressed his bitter sentiments on how the highlife music genre has been left collecting dust on the shelves.
In an interview with KOD on The Zone yesterday, Tuesday, April 3, he said is going to release a highlife song every month to save the little of what is left and revive the genre.
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“I will be releasing different types of highlife every month. I am trying to redefine highlife. Nobody can deny the fact that highlife emanated from Ghana. All highlife musicians who are giving up should go back to the studios and work.
“Highlife started in Ghana but was not played by Ghanaians at the time. It was appreciated by other people in different countries.
“Osibisa was not known as a highlife band even though most of their songs were highlife songs. Building a brand is very difficult. The highlife brand has been with us for ages and it’s important we embrace it.”