Ghanaian-UK based Gospel artist and philanthropist, Sonnie Badu has confidently stated that he can effortlessly fill London’s O2 Arena.
He shared this statement during an interview with DJ Slim on Hitz FM in Accra on Wednesday, October 5, 2023.
You may recall how section of Ghanaians have frequently chastised GH artists for failing to fill the O2 Arena, in contrast to Nigerian artists who have done it with ease.
Nigerian artists like Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Asake have successfully sold out the O2 Arena, prompting concerns about the efforts of Ghanaian artists.
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Some people believe that proper mechanisms, including effective promotion, might be the key to addressing the issue of Ghanaian artists not reaching the same standards as their Nigerian counterparts and not talent wise.
However, Sonnie Badu during the interview, Sonnie Badu expressed his confidence and emphasized that he could fill the O2 Arena in London with ease.
He stated that with the right mindset and by the grace of God, achieving this feat would not be a daunting task for him.
“I can fill the O2. Oh yeah, I can do it. If I put my mind to it—by the grace of God—I can do it.” – Sonnie Badu said in the interview.
In other news, Sonnie Badu has showered praises on Shatta Wale stating that he’s very humble and respectful.
Accordiing to him, when he first met Shatta Wale, the singer couldn’t watched his face twice because he shy and very humble person.
The conversation stemmed from the possibility of collaborating with secular musicians, given the perceptions associated with such collaborations.
Sonnie Badu responded positively, indicating his willingness to collaborate with secular artists based on the message conveyed in their songs.
He further noted that if an artist has been unfairly labeled as a bad influence due to their genre, his association with them could potentially positively impact their life, making him open to working with them without hesitation.