Baka Dabri goes back to his root with “Busangani Abrante3” EP
Renowned Zimbabwean Author, Matshona Dhliwayo, once said that “It is in the roots, not the branches, that a tree’s greatest strength lies.”
For this reason, it is always useful for not to forget your roots in a career path.
Interestingly, one of Ghana’s finest Afro Culture artistes, Raphael Somaila Ibrahim, known in showbiz as Baka Dabri has released his debut music project dubbed ‘Busangani Abrante3’ EP under the management of Busanga Music.
The EP is an anthology of songs that reflect the brand and artistry of Baka Dabri fused with Busanga culture, with song like, Mgajiya, Ekiki Me, Corner Corner, Go Back To Hell, and To Aba Pa.
Speaking to The Spectator, the musician revealed that the new wave of ‘Busanga music’ movement said, he is unique, he owns his style and wants to be seen as different from all artistes in Ghana in terms of the type of music he produces.
“I am from the Upper East Region, and as a Busanga, I felt the need to infuse my culture in my music to make me unique and look forward to win the Grammy’s in the nearest future,” he said.
The songwriter and acoustic guitarist further added that though unsung compared with some of the notable names in the Ghanaian music industry, he wass gradually gaining recognition having had the rare privilege of performing on some stages.
By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme