Ghanaian rapper Michael Elliot Kwabena Okyere-Darko, known in showbiz as Obrafour, has initiated plans to embark on a number of activities to mark 20 years of being in the music industry – citinewsroom.com.
The ‘Rap Executioner’ who stepped the threshold of the Ghanaian music industry in 1999 held a launch for his 20 years anniversary at the Tang Palace in Accra and outlined activities tabled for the celebration. Speaking at the launch on Wednesday May 29, 2019 in Edward Owusu, the Business Development Manager for Obrafour, in their bid to cement Obrafour’s legacy in the music landscape, there shall be a symposium on the hiplife Obrafour and his contribution to the genre.
Obrafour will also have a cypher for rappers who would ride the ‘Pae Mu Ka’ beat. This will air on television and Obrafour’s social media pages. The management has also included in the schedule a regional tour which covers Koforidua, Takyiman, Kumasi, Takoradi and ends in Accra with a big concert.
He will also be championing a social responsibility project called Obrafour Nti where schools in rural communities would be given support in terms of infrastructure, scholarships and teaching aids.
The launch brought together stakeholders of the creative industry including Yvonne Nelson, Pappy Kojo, D Black, E.L, M.anifest, Obrafour, Hammer of the Last 2 fame, Abraham Ohene Djan, CY Lover, Sarkodie, among others.There were performances by Obrafour, M.anifest, Sarkodie, Pappy Kojo, Cy Lover, with support from the Kri8 Band.
Also present was Okudzeto Ablakwa, Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency who pledged to support Obrafour’s project with GHc 10, 000.Obrafour has been described by many as one whose songs have savoured generations of music lovers.
He is known for songs like ‘Pae Mu Ka’, ‘Asem Sebe’, ‘Yaanom,’ ‘Maame’, ‘Kwame Nkrumah’, ‘Kasiebo, among others.