On September 7, Ghanaian rapper Ko-Jo Cue broke the internet with a freestyle video titled “001.”
The rap video showcased his lyrical prowess and delivered a thought-provoking message. In his freestyle, Ko-Jo Cue addressed a common issue in the music industry: critics.
Referencing artists like Amaarae and Fameye, Ko-Jo Cue touched on the criticism from fans for not fitting in with society’s expectations. Aside from addressing the challenges, he also acknowledged Ghanaian artists who have been making waves. One of the notable shoutouts was to the Super Jazz Club, a Ghanaian music collective currently on a world tour. He also paid tribute to some of Ghana’s most prominent musical talents, including Camidoh, Gyakie, Stonebwoy, and Shatta Wale. The talented wordsmith paid homage to media personalities who played pivotal roles in his career. He mentioned Brown Berry of YFM, Dr. Carl of Radio Univers, DJ Black of Joy FM, and PY of Bless the Mic fame.