Ghanaian highlife music legend Ben Brako has reacted to the buzz around his alluring pose with his wife.
On Saturday, photos of Ben Brako and wife surfaced on social media and the two (2) were seen in an intimate position. It brought shock to many people who never imagined the ‘Etuei’ crooner could do that.
However, in a response, he has noted that it was rather an attempt to project the African cultural heritage.
He also chastised Ghanaians for making the English language the national language instead of embracing our own.
Read his full reply below:
Seems some people have not followed the sequence of events that led to me posting a picture of me and my wife in an intimate pose.
First I posted a beautiful picture of my wife in a classy traditional pose. Somebody suggested that I was like exploiting the feminism of my wife, and that I should post a shot of myself in a similar setting. I obliged only because I wanted it known that I’m comfortable in myself to project images that reflect my heritage in a tasty setting. Let me be clear.
In an era where we’re so mixed up in our mentality that we accept English as our national language, where our national anthem is an English song with English lyrics, where our people are obliged to dress like foreigners to work and play, it is important that someone stands up to declare that our heritage and culture have an important place in our national discourse and should have the pride of place in our lives.
This I’m doing in my own unobtrusive way which I’m very comfortable with. If even one young person gets inspired by this it would have been worthwhile. I have always loved natural poses a la Baya album photo. I as an African man of Ghanaian descent am portraying myself in a way I’m comfortable and happy with. If you are not happy with that, fine. Don’t go take a flying jump, but if you did I would not stop you.
Source: Yaw Sarpong | PlugTimes.com