The youth of Krobo have expressed their disappointed with Ghanaian rapper and BET Award winner, Sarkodie for labeling their women with an uncouth word in one of his latest song.
In case you have not heard the whole story, let me summarize it for you.
King Sark recently got featured on singer Kurl’s latest song title ” Jenifer Lomotey”. And just as we know Sarkodie, he delivered the much-loved dope rap on the song. But getting to the later part of his rap, he referred to the lady in question, Jenifer Lomotey as a promiscuous (Adwaman) lady from Krobo who has been cursed by famous priest Okomfo Anokye.
Almost Every Ghanaian has at one point heard of the myth which states that famous Okomfo Anokye cursed Krobo women for staring at his manhood when he passed through their land somewhere in the 1600 (15th Century).
Well, the youth of Krobo have not taken that part of Sarkodie’s rap kindly. According to them, it’s an insult for someone of Sarkodie’s stature to just used an unsubstantiated myth to ridicule the women from their tribe.
Speaking to the press, the youth of Krobo said:
“We expected an artist of such international stature like Sarkodie to know better and not to play games with such sensitive issues”.
“Every tribe may have a myth, but his attempt to commercialize the so-called myth at our expense to make financial gains and profit for himself is where we have the problem. This is deliberate. This is calculated. This is unacceptable in this 21st century,” they said.
They youth went on to warn Sarkodie they will end his career if he doesn’t take steps to withdraw and apologize for demeaning their women. They further stated they have outlined measures they will use to deal with the internationally acclaimed Ghanaian rapper if he fails to honor their request.
“We want Sarkodie and his team to know that they will regret making a mockery of us. We have lined up a number of actions to deal ruthlessly with them. We are adopting a number of measures to seek redress.”
Even before the youth of Krobo came out with their statement, a campaign had already started on social media with the #SarkMustApologize to put pressure on the rapper to do the right thing and withdraw the statement alleging Okomfo Anokye has cursed the women in Krobo with promiscuity