Okyeame Kwame’s ‘Made in Ghana’ album was adjudged the Album of the Year at the 2020 3Music Awards which was held on 2nd may 2020 at the Fantasy Dome.
He dedicated the award to the fresh young acts he featured especially Fali finest and apiana. 23 years in the game and still winning awards, he posted that on his social media handles.
The album beat off competition from ‘As Promised’ by King Promise, ‘Shay On You’ by Wendy Shay, ‘SITE 15′ by R2Bees, Sugar’ by KiDi, ‘The 8th Element’ by Trigmatic, ‘Untamed’ by Samini, ‘Wind of Revival’ by Joe Mettle and ‘Wonder Boy’ by Shatta Wale.
Okyeame Kwame’s ‘Made in Ghana’ project highlights the virtues of all groups of people in Ghana across the various regions and also encourages Ghanaians to be proud of their culture and heritage.
Basically, it seeks to promote local trade and nationalism. The songs represent the various regions in terms of concept and the artistes featured.
The music videos of the songs also showcase some tourist sites in Ghana as Kwame’s contribution to marketing Ghana’s tourist sites.
I’m humbled …..23yrs paaaa and still receiving awards , dropping albums and performaming back to back.. this is definitely because of
2. You (fans)
3. hard work and team support.
Let’s me say a big thank you to all the producers , musicians and artists who worked… pic.twitter.com/IpZCjNZNwt
— MADE IN GHANA🇬🇭 (@Okyeamekwame) May 3, 2020
This is part of Okyeame Kwame’s resolve to promote tourism through the arts.
The album has songs like ‘Made in Ghana’ which features KiDi, ‘Bra’ which he did with Wutah Afriyie, ‘Dia Tina’ ft Wiyaala & King Ralph and Bolgatanga Girl ft Abiana & Atongo Zimba.
Others are ‘Yenzima’ ft Fancy Gadam, ‘Nkunim’ ft Fali Finest & Senku, ‘1956’ ft Kurl Songs & Ayesem, ‘Ino Be My Matter’ ft. Kuami Eugene, ‘Kpa’ ft. Wulomei and ‘Melowo’ ft. Feli Nuna.
‘Made in Ghana’ is not just an album. It is a well-packaged project to market Ghana’s cultural heritage.