Ghana’s finest music export in the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, Afro Moses aka Moses O’Jah has hailed Hi-Life Legend, Pat Thomas as his biggest inspiration in his music career.
Speaking in an exclusive interview on ‘Hammer Time’ with host, Hammer Nti, the Ghana’s most internationally recognized artiste expressed in his submissions that his music journey was greatly influenced by Pat Thomas, who he has great admiration for.
“Pat Thomas is someone I looked up to. His voice alone. Oh my God! I so much admire him.
He influenced my music career as I wanted to be like him. I listened to him a lot. It was not until later in my career that I had the chance to meet him in person and it was all joy.
He is a great musician.” Afro Moses intimated.
Afro Moses aka Moses O’Jah, is one of Ghana’s most internationally recognized artistes.
He has a wealth of concerts and tours in Europe and around the world. He is sometimes labeled as the African James Brown, because his performances are often energetic and sometimes eccentric.
He has a deep respect for African culture and this takes centre stage in all his music and performances.
He was also involved in the performance and composition of music that featured on the short film Inja, which was nominated for an Academy Award or Oscar in 2003. He performs with his group called Moses Ojah band.
Afro Moses has been awarded severally both locally and internationally.
Some of his songs include Debi, No victims, Do Me wrong, Mama Africa, Ka ne Wu, Home Sweet Home, Judas, African market Makola, Yele Yele, Dabi Nsroma, Nsama, Nice girl, Highlife carnival.
Source: Purefmonline.com || Evans Osei-Bonsu || 2023