Singer and rapper Kofi Kinaata has said some pastors and men of God use
lyrics from his songs Susaka and Confession to drive home their point
during sermons and that has taught him to be cautious in the choice of
words he uses in his songs.
He said lecturers also use his songs to cite examples during classes.
The Confession hit maker said these on Entertainment Capital on
Accra100.5FM on Saturday, 29 July 2017. His comment was in reaction to
praises from show host Bismark Boachie (DJ Premier) on the choice of
lyrics he uses in his songs which are devoid of profanity.
Kinaata noted that it has come to his attention that influential and
respectable elders in the society listen to his songs and out of respect
for them and his listeners, he chooses to be decent with his lyrics.
“For someone to listen to your song, you have to respect them. You have
to know your target audience and put the listeners first. For someone to
follow you, download your songs and take their attention, you have to
respect them. My listeners vary and I’m humbled to tell you influential
people in society listen to my music, so I have to be decorous in my
lyrics,” he stated.
He continued: “I have friends who tell me; ‘My pastor preached with your
song Confession or Susaka in church today’. People also come to me and
tell me their lecturers used my song Susuka or Confession to give
examples during their class and that tells me that certain people listen
to my song and so I have to say the right things and not embarrass
The award-winning musician has released a new song titled Last Show.