Yaa Pono the uptown energy rapper from Pigen Music is presently going through rebranding and image change.
The controversial talented rapper disclosed to Peacefmonline.com that from now is no longer called Yaa Pono his new name and identity is Proverb aka Pro!
Proverb (Yaa Pono) who has now joined the High Grade Family under Samini Music, said his fans and Ghanaians should expect a whole new rapper and he disclosed that his new name is Proverb aka Pro. The rapper has been with the High Grade family for about 3 months now and from all indications he is going to be with his new showbiz family for a very long time.
Asked why he is changing his name, he said he has now joined a new movement and change of name is just one of the many changes that come with the new movement. He said Yaa Pono was a very strong underground name which made him stand out whiles he was strangling to come out but now that he is doing mainstream music it is only reasonable to change his name to make his brand marketable and easy for people to relate to.
He is very proud with the name Yaa Pono “I am very proud of that name and I have never being shy of it because it one of the things that brought me to the limelight. People mature, life is in stages and change is part of every stage in life so I guess it is just about time”.
Explaining why he chose Proverb as his new name, he said proverbs has always been part of him and his lyrics and he chose proverb because it cuts across and people can relate to it at any part of the world. “I use proverbs in my rap I call it funny proverb (Nsem kua) and I think that is how I want to project myself now”.
Speaking to his new manager Tony Pun who is also the General Manager for Samini Music, he confirmed that Proverb is now part of the High Grade family so Ghanaians should watch out for him.
“He is the most talented Ghanaian rapper the world is yet to discover because he is very versatile unlike most rappers. He sings, he raps and he is the best when it comes to freestyle rap. The world should watch out for Proverb from Ghana”.
Proverb has been underground for some years now and has released a couple singles including “Good Morning” featuring Efya, “London”, “Accra Mall”, and “Shame” among others. He has also written hit songs for some musicians. He wrote the hit song “Shashe wowo” for Stay Jay, “Borga” for Sarkodie, “Ghanaian Lady” for Danso Abiam and many more.
He is currently working his debut album Titled “Chapter One” to be released under Samini Music. Prior to his album release, Proverb will release a number of singles. His first single is expected to be released very soon.
He thanked Panji of Pigen Music for believing in him “I want to thank my godfather Panji for discovering me he will always be my father and the whole Pigen Music family. I thank all my fans, my family and all who have supported me and big ups to Samini”.
Watch "Good Morning" by Proverb featuring Efya below:
Source: Eugene Osafo-Nkansah/Peacefmonline.com/Ghana
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