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Okyeame Kwame reveals his first paycheck as an artist

Ghanaian rap doctor Okyeame Kwame has once again gone into his archives and shared the story behind his first paycheck as an artist.

Okyeame Kwame revealed in 1993, he earned ¢2.5 million Ghana (Now estimated at ¢250) after placing second in a competition held at the Golden Tulip Hotel Kumasi.

Even though he came second, a CEO of a record label further added another ¢2.5 million because he felt Okyeame Kwame was rather the winner of the competition.

Thus Okyeame Kwame’s first paycheck as an artist was ¢ 5 million (¢500).

In a social media post, Okyeame Kwame shared his story.

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