Ghanaian Musician Delighted As He Quits Music, Relocates To Canada To Work As A Driver

Ghanaian Musician Delighted As He Quits Music, Relocates To Canada To Work As A Driver

  • A video of a Ghanaian musician opening up on his decision to relocate to Canada has gone viral
  • In the video, the man said he had no regret over his decision to quit music to start afresh in Canada
  • He is delighted he chose to work as a truck driver, adding that he has achieved a lot since he relocated to the North American country

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Popular Ghanaian musician Patrick Adu is trending after he opened up about his decision to quit music and relocate abroad.

In a video sighted by on the YouTube page of SVTV Africa, the young man, who was speaking in an interview, said he opted to relocate abroad to seek greener pastures.

Photo of Patrick Adu
Ghanaian musician turns truck driver in Canada Photo credit: @SVTV Africa/YouTube
Source: UGC

Currently working as a truck driver, Patrick Adu said he had achieved a lot more in six years in Canada compared to his time in Ghana, where he was widely known, especially for his movie soundtracks.

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Quizzed about life in Canada, Patrick Adu revealed that times have changed as more people have thronged the North American country, making the search for jobs more difficult.

At the time of writing the report, the video had raked in over 30,000 views and 90 comments.

Watch the video below:

Ghanaians commended singer

Social media users who reacted to the post commended him for relocating abroad to seek greener pastures, whereas others also opened up on his impact in Kumawood movies

@ksurvive8352 stated:

"Anytime you hear his voice in a kumahood movie you know it a banger movie ... This man be legend in the soundtrack game and movie industry."

@stevewilson5772 added:

"Patrick welcome to Canada. You motivated me to work hard."

@ameyawdacosta75 commented:

"I know Patrick very well we were attended the same church together in kumasi atimatim chairman junction he is very good person Patrick is Ameyaw."

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@charlessuleman6523 replied:

"I think DJ Nyame should change the title to chat the with the voice behind kumahood movie soundtrack."

@KennyDrah added:

"Very insightful interview, we miss kumahood movies and Na true you made the movies even if not nice you’re itching to watch."

Femi Brainard moves abroad

In another story, actor Femi Brainard opened up about life while living abroad.

The actor said it was better to be celebrated and be a prince in Nigeria than to move abroad and be a nobody. He also noted that his wife does not love it at all. also reported that actor Desmond Elliot had relocated his family outside the country.

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