The controversial hiplife artist and political fanatic Sidney Ofori popularly known in the music circles as Berima Sidney has revealed that his songs will always cause some controversies in our society due to the angels and societal ills it seeks to Address.
The musician who is also known as the Rap Ninja stated on Ahotor 92.3 FM’s Ahotor weekend entertainment show with DJ Use the hypster that he continuously come out with these controversial songs since he is known for them.
His songs, Abuskeleke, scent no, Obia nye Obia and other hit songs became slogans that were used by most people in their speeches. Sidney doubled up the controversy in his 2005 album Obia nye obia struck a timeless debate about equality in society while Wo kunu kotebea encouraged citizens to support their leaders and partners supporting each other but the chorus had a profane twist.
Sidney has also been involved in various educational campaigns. “Give Them the Pen, not the gun” is a single song dedicated to all child soldiers in the world especially in Africa; it features Dr. Kaunda, his lyrical mate and King Ayisoba (a traditional singer).
“People were highly angry with me for releasing African Money because they thought it was attaching personalities in our society, but this did not stop me at all this song got some African presidents out of power. I can say I am not controversial but my songs are and they will continuously stay so”.
“Most of the things I talk about are the once that get society talking and I love every bit of it” He stated.
Berima Sidney in his discussion stated that his absence from the music scene was as a result of his temporal relocation to Liberia to help his friend George Weah who later emerged as the winner of the election.
He spoke about his three new songs that were recently released, Mentwe mpena, kpeeeh and Gwara Gwara. He exclusively hinted of releasing his current Album on 3rd June 2018, which will also mark his birthday.
Some of his songs are Africa money, Kyere me, I see you cher, Monhye nkom, Africa Money, Ma sweetie, Paanoo shew, Colour TV, Piti odo nsuo, Ehye mu, Mind da gap, Obaa kokoo, Ibi so, Hu me mobo, Child Soldier, Adukrom nsuo, Nkwaraa yi, Underground, etc
Daniel Koranteng Kwagyiri|ahotoronline.com|Ghana