Before November 2018, J Derobie, did not know his song, “Poverty”, will be the number one trending song in Ghana, but dreams do come to pass.
In November 2018, Nigerian musician and originator of “Banku Music”, Mr Eazi, announced “EMPAWA 100” initiative in search of brilliant and talented underground acts. He through “EMPAWA Africa”, was to fund music videos by talented musicians to a tune of $3000 each.
J Derobie was amongst the many talented acts across Africa who partook in the challenge across social media.
His song “Poverty” was picked and the video has since been shot as promised.
The video was released on 11th January and has already garnered over 100,000 views on YouTube.
“EMPAWA Africa is set to release the final top 10, out of the 100 selected acts in February.
J Derobie has just secured his spot in the industry and we cannot wait to see what he does with this great opportunity.
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