Renowned Ghanaian diva, Efya, has stated that she has worked hard to remain relevant in the entertainment Industry and hence, deserves to win the “Artiste Of The Decade” award at the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
According to the singer, contrary to what some pundits think, she deserves the Artiste of the Decade nomination from the VGMA board for achieving several milestones in the industry and for starting a genre of music that has influenced her generation.
Efya is competing with the likes of Sarkodie, Samini, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, No Tribe and Nacee, Becca, R2Bees, Okyeame Kwame and Joe Mettle for the VGMA Artiste of the Decade award.
Speaking to Joy News’ MzGee at the celebration of the 93rd birthday celebration of the British Queen here in Ghana, the award-winning vocalist said “everybody that I have seen posting it thinks I deserve to be there. I think I deserve to be as well.”
Asked if she thinks she has been relevant over a decade, Efya who was optimistic retorted “I’ve definitely been relevant over a decade.”
“I have been doing ‘Girl Talk’ for four years, it is the only show in Ghana that brings all the women together and I have sold out every show; relevance. I have collaborated with at least more than 10 international African artistes and made hits; relevance”.
“I created a whole new genre for female artiste to follow, I inspired a whole generation; relevance”.