In a question-and-answer session on Twitter space with social media influencer, KalyJay, on Thursday, February 24, the multi-platinum selling, and award-winning musician disclosed that “Sugarcane” by Ghanaian Afropop and afrobeats artist, Camidoh, is currently his favourite song.
In his remarks, he acknowledged Camidoh’s effort in putting up such a masterpiece.
“I HAVE HEARD THAT SONG [SUGARCANE]. THAT RECORD IS MASSIVE,” AKON SAID. “I HAVE THAT RECORD. IT IS ONE OF MY TOP TEN RECORDS THAT I PLAY EVERY DAY.”
Camidoh also disclosed that Akon inspired him to do music. According to him, listening to the award-winning musician frequently gave him the inspiration he needed to pursue a career in music.
“Sugarcane” is currently receiving an overwhelming reception from music lovers worldwide. The song produced by Phantom became the number 1 song in Ghana in February 2022, according to data presented by Apple Music. It was also picked up at number 1 on Audiomack and number 7 on Boomplay Music. It currently sits at number 7 on Shazam’s top 200 global afrobeats charts.
The official video was released on February 17th and has over 400K views. Stream below.