Veteran artists are very hungry – Baffour Kyei

Ghanaian music veteran, Baffour Kyei, says musicians in Ghana are very hungry due to the devastating effects of Covid-19.

The ‘Adwoa Bene’ hit maker told host of Highlife Time on CTV, Oyokodehye Kofi, that life has become difficult for veterans like him.

Baffour Kyei revealed that due to the coronavirus restrictions, there are no shows or events where he can perform to get money.

”This disease has worried us. As for musicians, we are very hungry. When we perform, that is when we get some money”, he said in the Twi language.

”There are no funerals, there are no weddings, the drinking spots too have been closed”, he added.

Ghana has placed restrictions on public gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The country as of June 28, had record a total of 17,351 cases with 112 deaths.

Baffour Kyei who started his music career in 1967 stated that he is hopeful that the situation will turn around.

HighLife Time with Oyokodehye Kofi airs on CTV every Sunday from 8pm to 9pm and on Accra FM n Saturdays from 3pm – 6pm.

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