Franklin Cudjoe, Founder and President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa has disclosed why he gifted Camidoh $500 after his sterling performance at the maiden Entertainment Achievement Awards.
Speaking in an interview on Celebrity Radar on Citi FM, Franklin Cudjoe said he thought Camidoh’s performance was spot-on and by way of inspiring others to appreciate the arts, he decided to give him that present.
“I’ve actually heard about Camidoh again through Citi FM, and I was taken at the time because I felt that it was fresh music. There was something about his music that was quite original, and I thought that seeing him on stage perform was actually a different kind of performance. The first time I saw him perform was with a band so even though he sang very well, there was much difference on the day he performed at the [Entertainment Achievement] awards night,” he said.
He added that the song “struck his sensual cord” and as someone who has a love for the arts, that was a way to help project the arts.
“A part of me also did that because I know that it could inspire others to look towards the arts and beyond just giving donations and actually start building the prosperity of our artistes,” he added.
In another interview with George Mensah Britton, the manager for Camidoh, said the performance by his artiste at the Entertainment Achievement Awards has given him extra exposure.
Camidoh was also nominated in the Album of the Year category of the awards for his Contingency Plan EP.
He has hit songs such as ‘Maria’, ‘For My Lover’, ‘Tik Tok’, ‘Find Me’, among others.
The Entertainment Achievement Awards is an award scheme dedicated to rewarding the hard work of people in the showbiz space.
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