Highlife legend Daddy Lumba (DL) has attributed the success of his hit single, ‘Ye Nea Woho beto wo’ to businessman Kennedy Agyapong (Kenpong) after the song won Most Popular Highlife Song of the Year award at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).
To the VGMA 2015 highlife artiste of the year, Kenpong’s personal investment and interest in the ‘Ye Nea Woho Beto Wo’ track accounted for the success.
With a perfect video shoot capturing the Airport West elegant mansion of Kenpong and the usual sleek ladies he features in his videos, the song, also known as ‘Yen tie obia’, enjoyed massive airplay from the day it was released till today. The song even became the personal favorite of Ghana’s President, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama.
Daddy lumba acknowledged Kenpong in the song and fearured him in the video. He also acknowledged him on stage when he received the award.
In a post-event interview, Lumba reiterated his appreciation to Mr Agyapong, also referred to as Capo, for his immense contribution in the twilight of his music career.
“I owe Mr Kennedy Agyapong loads of thanks; he has been very supportive and generous since I came close to him.
“He has been there for me through thick and thin; he is not just a nice person, he is a good man. He is the reason for the success story of this track.
“I have released hit tracks in the past but you will bear with me that ‘Yen tie obia’ has a unique touch. He offered his expensive house for the shoot and took care of all the expenses. Why won’t I commend such a person? I dedicate this award to him and the entire Kenpong Group,”