Rapper Bags GHc110,000 From Album Launch

Versatile rapper, Denning Edem Agbeviadey, known on stage as Edem bagged GHc110,000 within 24 hours just after he launched his much-anticipated album 'Book & Rhymes'.

The event which was held at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra on November 12 saw persons in the entertainment and corporate industry who witnessed the award-winning artiste release his third album under his label, Volta Regime Music Group (VRMG).

Some tracks on the album, which were tagged as the rapper’s biggest musical work yet prior to its release, have enjoyed massive airplays in the country. Notable among them are ‘Koene’, "Only In Ghana", "Wicked & Bad" and "The One".

Edem in an interview disclosed that the first copy of the album was bought by Kojo Sarfo Jnr. of Kantanka Group of Companies for GHc26,000 while the second copy was bought by George Afful of Unicorn Investment Limited for GHc10,000.

Other persons who bought the initial copies of the album include Nana Kwaku Donkor of Zaklag Gold Limited for GHc10,000, Clement and Richard for GHc5,000 while radio presenter Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD) paid GHc1,000 for his copy.

According to the rapper, he made GHc60,000 on the night. An anonymous businessman, who were supposed to be at the event paid GHc50,000 for a copy.

In all Edem bagged GHc110,000 within 24 hours of the album’s launch.


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