While some have deciphered a line in his latest song ‘Facts’ as a dig at Kumasi-based rappers and the Kumerica movement, Yaa Pono insists he never denigrated the movement nor rappers from the Garden City, nanansem.com can report
Yaa Pono maintained on ‘Facts’ that his talent is unmatched and he took a dig at Shatta wale for organising young Kumasi-based rappers for a record after doing a collaboration with US star Beyonce
“After Beyonce, you do a track with Kumasi rappers,” he rapped, highlighting Shatta wale’s decision to record a song with Kumasi rappers after he was featured on Beyonce’s record-breaking ‘Already’.
This triggered insults from some Kumasi-based personalities, notable amongst them are rappers Primpong and King Paluta who were all featured on Shatta wale’s ‘Ahodwo Las Vegas’ – the song recorded after Beyonce’s collaboration.
But in a tweet, Yaa Pono said the line in the song has been misconstrued.
“I’m King in Kumasi…Igo never trash my people. ‘After Beyonce’ means ksi [Kumasi] is hotter than US. Read bars,” he tweeted.