I Pursued Higher Education To Honour My Late Father’s Wish – Amerado: Award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Derrick Sarfo Kantanka, professionally known as Amerado has stated that the reason behind his decision to pursue a degree was to fulfill his late father’s dream of seeing him as a graduate.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Mzbel on Movement TV, the ‘Kweku Ananse’ crooner, made known that his reason for going back to school was not only to seek enlightenment through education but also to achieve his father’s wish of seeing him make strides and earn a qualification at the tertiary level.

”My father of blessed memory always wanted me to go to school to the highest levels, so I’m fulfilling his wish too,” he said.

The rap sensation who is currently in his second year at the University of Ghana (Legon) studying Political Science and Philosophy, averred that the desire to connect with a tertiary audience also played a significant role in his educational pursuits.

He believes that students form a crucial part of his fan base, and by being a part of their academic community, he can foster a deeper connection and garner their support.

“I am in level 200 at Legon where I study Political Science and Philosophy. I went there because I needed a tertiary audience. Apart from that, I am someone who wants to be enlightened,” he added.

Acknowledging the challenges of juggling school and show business, the renowned crooner expressed gratitude to his making for helping him navigate the complexities, allowing him to gradually balance both aspects of his life.

Source: Blackgh.com

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