A key member of the popular VIP (Vision in Progress) hip life threesome, who goes by the name PRODIGAL, on Thursday the 21st of March 2013 dropped his newest single ‘DJs’ exclusively live on YFM 107.9 with Sammy Forson Prodigal features the wonderfully talented songstress, Raquel on ‘DJ’ and describes this record as a stunning success.
In an exclusive interview with the strong voice cool dude, Prodigal said the purpose of this song is to show appreciation to all Ghanaian Dj’s for their immense support and contribution to the growth of the group (VIP) worldwide.
He added that ever since VIP came into the lime light of the Ghanaian music industry with their first hit single, the growth and massive airplay of all their songs on different platforms across the country is as a result of these DJ’s.
When asked if individual artistes in the group (VIP) dropping singles gives an indication of a possible breakaway, he refuted it saying VIP is a united front and will continue to stay strong for generation to come.
He however explained that the release of individual singles like this shows projects group members want to pursue to contribute to the development and success of Ghanaian music.
The VIP Journey.............
Prodigal born Joseph Nana Ofori, is a key member of VIP (Vision In Progress) made up of Promzy (Emmanuel Promzy Ababio) and Zeal (Abdul Hamid Ibrahim). The group released its first album in 1998 titled, ‘Bibi Baa O’. Since then, it has become the most popular Hip life group in Ghana.
In 2000, it released its second album, ‘Ye De Aba’ which was very successful. In 2001, it released ‘Lumbe Lumbe Lumbe’ with the smashing hit ‘Daben Na Odo Beba’. The group took its career to the next level with its 2003 album ‘Ahomka Womu’.
The ‘Ahomka Womu’ title track topped Ghanaian charts for over 20 weeks. VIP won five awards at the Ghana Music Awards with the album and the group gained international exposure after this success. Since then, the group has toured the world.
Currently, the group’s new singles ‘Follow Me’, ‘Which Kind Yawa Be Dis’ and ‘Pampanaa’, off its new ‘7/11’ album, are enjoying massive airplay. The album itself is out in various music outlets.
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