Anybody can be a musician but it’s not everyone who can be called a songwriter. Most of the sweet melodies we jam to from musicians were actually planned down by other people.
A songwriter is a professional that writes lyrics and composes musical compositions for songs. A songwriter can also be called a composer, although the latter term turns to be used mainly for individuals.
Here are the 5 all time best lyrical gurus in Ghana.
Livingstone Etse Satekla popularly known by his stage name Stonebwoy is a prolific writer. His song writing skills can be heard in his lyrics. He wrote ” Ewo ” and ” Too Much ” for dancehall artis, Kaakie. These two tunes added to Kaakie’s popularity. Stonebwoy wrote all his major hit tracks which have earned him numerous nominations and awards.
2. Daddy Lumba
The multiple award winning musician has blessed music fans with over 20 albums written by himself. Charles Kwadwo Fosu, formerly of the defuct group, LUMBA BROTHERS, is great in song writing. You wonder how he gets his ideas to write good songs. His songs are still being enjoyed.
3. Daasebre Gyamenah
The late High-Life crooner launched in the music scene with his hit album, ” Kokooko ” which featured Lord Kenya. Daasebre made a significant impact in the industry until his death. Daasebre has a tall list of songs to his credit including ” Twaso “, ” Wo Da Enda “, You Stole My Heart “, ” Calling “ among others. Undoubtedly, Daasebre has written good songs.
Michael Oware Sekyi is a multiple award-winning gospel singer. He has written timeless songs such as ” Kosoa Na Koso “, ” Maybe See Mo Pen “, ” Etesen “ and many more.
So far, Kinaata is the youngest top songwriter in Ghana. His song writing skills has received numerous commendations from every corner in the country. He started as rapper and gradually switched to singing after his single ” Sweetie Pie ” shocked the airwaves. Undoubtedly, Kinaata has also written good songs.
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