- A proud moment for Ghanaians when his nomination was announced, hence, the massive support.
- Grind day’s Kwesi Arthur took on the BET and represented Ghana the best way he could despite not walking away with the prize
Though he did not win, a nomination is good enough for an artiste who is just about a year old in the spotlight.
In 2017, a new wave of musicians blew up and they became what was termed the “new school bangers”. The likes of Kuami Eugene, B4bonah, darko vibes and Kwesi Arthur blew up after various single hit tracks.
For kwesi Arthur, his song, grind day took him to a whole new level following a remix put together with sarkodie and medikal. Following various performances at events and consistency in his act, he went ahead to win best hip hop song at the 2018 VGMAs and gradually, he clinched a BET nomination.
And ever since, has been trending for all the good reasons especially after a massive social media campaign for votes with the hashtag #ipickkwesiarthur. After over a month-long campaign, he lost it to South Africa’s Sjava. But wait, all of this has happened in his first year of being in the limelight and its only just the beginning.
Reacting to the announcement which was made Sunday, June 24 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Rapper Kwesi Arthur in a tweet said he hasn’t lost anything considering his background.