Award-winning Ghanaian U.S-based Gospel musician, Sonnie Badu has risen to the defense of Afua Asantewaa amidst recent castigations about her voice quality as she sings for four days non-stop in her quest to break the Guinness World Record for the longest singing marathon.
Though Afua Asantewaa has been appreciated and shown massive support for her pursuit to become a Guinness World Record holder, there are some naysayers who have lambasted her for her efforts to get into the Guinness Book of Records as the lady to have engaged in the longest singing marathon.
Providing reasons why Afua Asantewaa has decided to use a distinctive voice tone in her singing marathon, Sonnie Badu stated that it is a strategic plan taken by the singer to set herself apart.
According to Sonnie Badu, most musicians include him cannot do what Afua Asantewaa is doing right now.
Explaining further, he stated that he is aware most people are wondering why she is singing in a low voice tone adding that its called the ‘head voice’.
He further explained that using the head voice while singing because she doesn’t want to stress her diaphragm and according to Sonnie Badu, it’s a strategic plan taken by Afua so she will be able to complete her four-day singing marathon without having any problem with her voice.
Since Afua Asantewaa started her singing marathon, numerous Ghanaian celebrities have thrones the Akwaaba Village to show their unwavering support.
The appearances made by top-class Ghanaian public figures like Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Kuami Eugene and Nana Ama McBrown have boosted her morale to achieve her aim as the days go by.
As she draws closer to her final day of performance, Ghanaians continue to show her immense support with more celebrities coming out to encourage her on her quest to make Ghana proud.