Ghanaian AfroHighlife Gospel Artiste, Cojo Poku bags two nominations with his single YHW – Yele Hw3 Waa.
At the seminar and nominee announcements night at the third edition of the Emerging Music Awards,
the gospel star got a historic nominations as Afropop Artiste of the and Afropop Song of the year with Yele Hw3 Waa (YHW).
It can be recalled post VGMA22, radio pundit Mr. Logic clashed with gospel musician MOG on TV3 and where the radio pundit opined gospel acts can’t compete with secular acts. Cojo Poku proved Mr Logic wrong with Yele Hw3 Waa and it’s achievement.
Yele Hw3 Waa translated ‘We look up to you’ is an Afropop gospel song that tells a simple story of an African hustler who is judged by society for what he does to survive!
AfroHighlife Gospel is a newly coined subgenre in the contemporary Christian and Gospel music across Africa the world as a whole.
Cojo Poku becomes first Ghanaian gospel artiste to do such a subgenre.
Watch out for more from him soon.