We Are Not Recognize In The Music Fraternity – Backing …
A Ghanaian vocalist who has played the role of a backup singer for a lot of music legends in the country popularly known as Nana Ama Dadzie has disclosed how backing vocalists are not recognized and not rewarded in their career.
According to her Ghanaian musicians are ungrateful and don’t appreciate them. Back in the days if you are a backing vocalist all you think about is the fame but not the money that is involved.
The sensational backing vocalist, Miss Dadzie who has been the ‘backing voice’ behind many hit songs in an interview on Accra-Based Kingdom fm Drive states her journey and how she started her career at a young age wasn’t easy.
‘’Many backing vocalists are gone are the days where ignorance and were not educated so they lack a lot of opportunities’’ says Nana Ama.
Today all backing vocalists want to become solo singers, because they realized they have been cheated for a long time adding that that is why we have a lot of background musicians coming up.
‘’Am speaking for my friend’s backing vocalist because many of us did not know at the beginning that we are the light behind the great musician’’ today she claimed.
Anna Nana Ama Dadzie is a veteran Ghanaian backing vocalist, composer, and singer professionally known as NANA AMA. In 2021, she was honored by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch for her contributions to Ghana music over the past decades.
By: Queenel Delali Kukey / Kingdomfmonline.com / email@example.com / Ghana / 2021