In a candid revelation during a live discussion on the “Uncut Show” with D-Black, Ghanaian singer-songwriter and producer, Akwaboah Jnr, delivered a crucial message to fellow musicians, emphasizing the importance of self-reliance over dependence on government support.
Akwaboah Jnr’s advice comes in the wake of discussions about the challenges faced by artists in the music industry. He highlighted that waiting for government intervention to address industry issues or personal struggles would be an exercise in futility.
Instead, he encouraged musicians to proactively find ways to advance their careers, such as investing in their craft, promoting their work, and collaborating with peers.
Addressing the perceived shortcomings in government support for the creative arts industry, Akwaboah Jnr stressed that musicians should not expect favors or interventions. He called for a shift in mindset, urging the industry to create an environment conducive to growth by advocating for tax incentives, improved infrastructure, and supportive policies.