The language of music | George Kliff shares his musical journey from past to future

George Kliff best known for hit singles like BACK TO SENDER, SUGAR DADDY, GBIB A’TILGA, started his music career in Tamale, the capital of the Northern region using the Dagbani language which is predominantly spoken there. But this did not deter him from releasing singles in both Kasem and Gonja dialect respectively.

According to G-Kliff he released those singles with no intention of making money from his work. He never bothered to promote those singles to the communities after releasing them. All he wanted to do was get his name out there and he did it with accurate precision. This bold step he took at the time when we did not have Gonja and Kasem rappers paid off for him in later years to come. When the music started to gain momentum in those areas, his music was already on the lips of everyone hence pave the way for him.

This always gave him leverage against his major contenders in the northern region when they move to those areas to stage shows. The people responded to him because he was no longer a stranger to them and they could sing his songs. Speaking during a Facebook live session in the studio of Sanatu Zambang, George Kliff said he was able to break into Burkina Faso with the two languages because of the border town.

He has been booked several times to perform in Burkina Faso and done some collaborations with some musicians in that country as well. Currently, George Kliff is promoting his upcoming album, SOCHENDA meaning TRAVELLER. The album has the likes of Tinny, Edem, Fancy Gadam, Amie, Maccasio, and others on it.

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