I was not a proud African in the U.K – Fuse ODG


Afropop Musician, Fuse ODG has narrated how he never felt confident as a black man living in Europe.

According to Fuse, it was quite that serious that at a point he was trying to sound like a British because he didn’t want to be noticed as an African.

Speaking to Sammy Forson on Joy Fm’s Personality Profile, Fuse explained that it’s by such attempt to sound like a British that has caused his “Twi” to be diluted and doesn’t sound authentic because he avoided speaking his local dialect so as not be noticed as a Ghanaian.

Delving into what brainwashed him to be shy of his motherland, he said growing up in Europe, there was a stereotype about “black people” and he didn’t want to be associated with such perception about Africans.

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In the conversation monitored by Pulseghana.com.gh, the singer also mentioned that all these experiences have now shaped his keen interest to change the archaic narrative about Africa and its people.


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