Highlife legend Amakye Dede has crowned young talented musician Kuami Eugene the future king of highlife at the just ended VGMA
Calling Kuami Eugene his son, the veteran musician declared that he is confident in the young musician to hold the fort of highlife music.
After an impressive joint performance at the 20th edition of the Ghana Music Awards at the new dome of the Accra International Conference Centre, Amakye Dede said he thought highlife was dead.
He said the ‘Angela’ hitmaker, who was awarded the ‘Highlife Artiste of the Year’, has proven to him that highlife is not dead.
“You are my son” he called Kuami Eugene as he handed him a crown on stage after their performance at the awards.
“I am giving this to you that you are coming to raise highlife music,” Amakye Dede after recounting a memorable experience he had with the young musician in London.