His name is in the annals of Ghana Music as one of the pioneers of good music in Ghana. His unique style has driven many yearning for his voice since his break from the musical scene for a while.
Formerly of VIP, the founder of the group, Friction, had taken a long break from the Ghanaian musical scene for some time.
Upon his come back into the musical stream, Friction is giving a lot of Artists cold sweats in their armpits as his amazing musical prowess is indelible up till today. 24th July, 2012, will never skip the mind of Ghanaians; it is a day whose remembrance will put many Ghanaians off the dining table.
The death of the president which up till now Ghana has not been able to recover from has directed many Artists into the studio to pay their respects to the late First Gentleman of the land, Late President Atta Mills. One of the tribute songs which have gained the attention of most good music lovers is the tribute song from the founder of VIP, Friction. This reporter was poked by friends and readers about the song, as many describe it as a master piece; upon the numerous call on the song moved this reporter to embark on this story.
In the song, Friction, the multi talented musician went ‘Hausa’ on the chorus as he rhymed in English speaking volumes about the Late Professor (Atta Mills). Friction, lamenting on the tragedy, poured out in the song that, “my heart is heavy with sorrow, my eyes are heavy with tears, the sun hangs coldly in the sky, an arrow stands at the tip of my tongue. But I smile through my tears………”
In what could be described as an exceptional poetry, Friction with a heavy heart had to go to his office (studio) to give off his best to tell the world how deep the pain cuts via the dirge ‘We Miss You Uncle Atta’
Friction is set to release singles in due course promises fans of his usual best and assures fans of a different trend of music.
Download the tribute song (We Miss you Uncle Atta) by Friction here;