All of life’s breakthrough and achievement come with a dose of struggle, pain, obstacle and strive.
The case isn’t any different with the one corner hitmaker Kobina Ansah alias Patapaa. Sharing his life story and disappointment on Zylofon FM aftermath the VGMA, the one corner star described himself very well as a humble person who seeks nothing much but to achieve his music dream.
Patapaa who was sharing his disappointment after he lost the VGMA most popular song to Fancy Gadam’s Total Cheat dive into his life sharing the story behind his musical breakthrough.
He narrated that, he used to work at a bar. A small enterprise set up by his mother to make him fruitful and also to support his younger siblings. Patapaa disclosed that he used the revenue from the bar to push his musical career but nothing was happening, he mentioned his mother’s frustration and agitation for his lack of accountability. Behold, one corner emerged but he changed his strategy, this time he invited radio presenters and DJ’s to his bar offer them a few bottles of drinks with the hope that they would play his music.
He, however, stated that he had over 70 songs and didn’t even imagine that one corner would be his breakthrough.
” I never imagined one corner would be my breakthrough. I have over 70 songs.”
He indicated that he used to play small gigs occasionally at Swedru and during one of such occasions he saw a small boy dancing very funny to his one corner performance and that was the breakthrough.
“I was performing one corner at an event and this boy was doing some funny dance moves behind me, he will run to a corner and behave as a sickler, I decided to employ his services as my dancer anytime I had a performance.”
He added that the people of Swedru fell in love with the dance and song suddenly. He soon became a star in Swedru until the very popular Agona Festival which attracts people from various destinations to Swedru to grace and witness the great and rich culture of the Agona people. He performed under the festival and suddenly became a topic for discussion worldwide. His song and the craze that accompanied it went viral.