In a candid revelation, Ghanaian artiste Fancy Gadam shared a pivotal moment that made him realize his true worth in the music industry. The popular singer disclosed that a significant experience involving his colleague, Sarkodie, played a crucial role in shaping his perception of his value as a musician.
This revelation sheds light on the intrinsic value artists place on their craft and performances, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and acknowledging one’s worth in the dynamic landscape of the music industry. Fancy Gadam’s journey serves as an inspiration for fellow artists to evaluate and understand their value, ensuring they receive the recognition and compensation they rightfully deserve.
During an interview with Majority Radio in Tamale, Fancy Gadam recounted the historic concert held at the Tamale Sports Stadium in 2017, where he booked Sarkodie as a guest artist. In a surprising turn of events, Fancy Gadam revealed that he paid the renowned rapper a whopping amount of GH¢120,000 for his performance.
Reflecting on that moment, Fancy Gadam stated, “My show with Sarkodie at Tamale Sports Stadium, we paid him GH¢120,000, and that day I realized my value. I never knew it.”
The experience served as a turning point for the ‘Total Cheat’ hitmaker, prompting him to reassess his own worth in the industry. Inspired by this realization, Fancy Gadam decided to review his performance fee, setting it not less than GH¢100,000 since 2017.