Veteran Highlife musician, Lucky Mensah has said Kuami Eugene is one of the reasons the highlife genre is still alive.
In his opinion, the likes of Kuami Eugene since bursting on the music scene have ensured that the highlife genre has maintained its relevance.
Speaking on Happy FM, Lucky Mensah said: “if not for Kuami Eugene and co, like Ghanaian highlife would have been dead in the system”.
His comments are in relation to the recent controversy surrounding the crowning of the ‘Wish me well’ hitmaker Highlife King by legendary highlife musician, Amakye Dede.
Amakye Dede who performed with Kuami Eugene at the 20th edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) pulled out a crown and placed it on Kuami Eugene’s head endorsing him as his successor.
“Kuami Eugene is the future of Highlife and he is the artiste to take over from us. He has done so well and I admire him for his great work.” he said after crowning him
This has however stirred controversy.