Mr. Enock Agyepong has disclosed that artists signed under the Speech Production label are more focused on building their brands than to be bothered about VGMA and other awards.
When asked by the host, Frimpong Agyei Christian whether his artists will file for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards nominations, he explained that conversations bothering on filling for nominations and any other awards don’t even crop up in their agenda 2020 conversations.
“No, no, no; it is not part of our plans. With the kind of artistes I am working with, it doesn’t even come up in our conversations, seriously!” he stressed.
Touted as a hard-hitting convener of the Foundation Of Concerned Arts Professionals – FOCAP, Enock Agyepong on Onua FM indicated that, Kiyo Dee, Pzee Fire, Pablo Hancho and Alli will not be filling for the VGMA or any other awards in 2020.
He furthermore disclosed that the signed Speech Productions artists are focused and engaged in improving their crafts and building niche brands than to include awards in their plans for 2020.
“They are too busy to be bordered about it. For this year or hoping that next year, they will think about it but now, they just want to concentrate on their craft and their brands,” he stated.
However, Kiyo Dee was awarded the Emerging HipHop Artist of the Year at the Emerging Music Awards – EMA in 2019
Both Kiyo Dee’s Free Books Sold and Pzee’s Hustle & Hearts albums were number 1 on iTunes charts for weeks in 2019.