Earlier this year, stories broke and circulated on social media that Tadi rapper, Martin King Arthur well-known as Kofi Kinaata had parted ways with Samini’s High-Grade record label.
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According to the stories which made most online headlines, the Tadi-base artist had some dilemmas with the management of the record label, as a result, he chose not to extend his stay with the High-Grade Family.
However, the “Confession” hitmaker has eventually come out to speak on why he decided not to opt for a contract extension with Samini’s High-Grade record label.
Speaking in an interview on “VibesIn5“ with Arnold, Kinaata disclosed that the truth behind his sudden exit from Samini’s record label was that the 5 years contract they agreed on had elapsed, as a result, he decided not to renew it.
When the host, Arnold quizzed him further to know why he didn’t extend his contract with the Record Label “So why didn’t you renew your contract with High-Grade record label? he said,
“Well, they knew I wouldn’t renew my contract, and I believe they had helped a lot, so I felt it was about time I move on, for new person to also enjoy what I enjoyed.”
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The ‘Fante’ rapper went further to show his gratitude to Samini and the High-Grade family for a remarkable 5 years he spent with them and admitted that thanks to them, he’s a big star now.
“Back in Takoradi, I was the undisputed King until High Grade approach me, and they told me they wanted me to come to Accra, and I took that risk. I left my crown and came to Accra. I believe I’m done here, and it’s about time I move to another level,” he said.
“I’m like Cristiano Ronaldo, and not like Messi who has been at Barcelona for a long time. I want to take risks and explore new things, so I decided not to extend my stay with High-Grade record label,” the Tadi rapper Additionally revealed.
According to Kofi, although he has split ways with Samini’s High-Grade record label in contractual terms, he still reaches them on a personal level.
Kofi Kinaata disclosed this after Anorld asked him “Have you cut ties with High-Grade family?”
“Well, in contractual terms, we are done but I still contact them on personal level to chit-chat,” he responded.
Kofi Kinaata Born Martin King Arthur is a Ghanaian hiplife artist and songwriter from Takoradi.
Kofi is well noted for his Fante rap and freestyle and therefore known as the Fante Rap God.