Many Ghanaians are thrilled that two of Ghana’s best rappers, Sarkodie and M.anifest, have joined the ongoing discussion on racism across the world with a new track Brown Paper Bag.
The song released on June 18 explores action and inactions of Africans, African Americans and their leaderships which has contributed to the systematic racism black people face today.
The message in #brownpaperbag dier its to our politicians, law makers and leaders. Its to the people who make decisions about this country. Stop selling our country out for small paper bags.— KALYJAY 👻 (@gyaigyimii) June 19, 2020
For many fans, the words spilt in song and the call for the “United States of Africa” is a message for all to keenly listen and implement.
Although stans and fans are important for an artiste and his growth, some users believe it is unfortunate some of them are focused mainly on who rapped better than the other forgoing the message at hand.
The generation is more concerned about bars , savages and controversies in music rather than the deep messages it carries . I am so proud of what @manifestive and @sarkodie did with #brownpaperbag and I hope we get to see more of these type of messages because we do need it now!— Vivvienne Ama Dante ⛑/ 🇬🇭🇳🇬 🇬🇧 (@IfyJude) June 19, 2020
The white man won’t teach us how to make money and provide jobs but they will gladly give us loans. branded slavery. #brownpaperbag— KALYJAY 👻 (@gyaigyimii) June 19, 2020
This sarkodie #brownpaperbag ft manifest track is something deep and inspiring so I think they should give us a collaboration album just for the culture 😉— Street (@NanaStreet8) June 19, 2020
This kind of love and support from our Ghanaian artists and Ghanaian people, now we all can say we won @BET @GRAMMY ect. Big up to our brother’s king @sarkodie and @manifestive #brownpaperbag 🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭— #EAGLE (@NNuakoh) June 19, 2020
In my quest to avail myself as a catalyst to further progress the #UnitedStatesofAfrica Agenda, if I ever come across any speaking engagement across the continent I’ll title my presentation #BrownPaperBag Cc: @sarkodie x @manifestive and just speak to the song line after line!— Tetteh Kwame Nanor (@shaCoreGh) June 19, 2020
This’s a wake up call for us as Africans. They use supernatural powers for electronics, that’s true cus science is spirit, it’s time to channel our African Voodoo for something profitable to the world at large. This’s our heritage, it’s not evil. #brownpaperbag— Ralph Mensah (@mensah_ralph) June 19, 2020
I’ve listened to #brownpaperbag saa my ear drum kraa is tired 😁— U N D E F E A T E D ☀️ (@Um__Dickson) June 19, 2020
The words are touching 😥
I don’t care if the west is against us— OluwaKubiti (@_kwamecubes) June 19, 2020
Forget dem, focus and fix us 🔥🔥 #brownpaperbag M.anifest🔥
After carefully listening to the lyrics in #brownpaperbag I think the tittle should’ve been #LettertotheAU or #TributetoGaddafi— Missed Call (@GreatAgyeman) June 19, 2020
Too much sense in one track
Thumbs up to @sarkodie and @manifestive pic.twitter.com/IjHWsoB7LW
#brownpaperbag @sarkodie @manifestive— MRATOTECH (@mratotech) June 19, 2020
I CAN’T RANK THIS TRACK OO
BCOS …THE MESSAGE IS PROPHETIC AND IF WE TAKE ACTIONS…🤫SARKODIE#ICAN’TBREATH #SONOW WE CHERISH THE MONEY AND NOT THE MONEY MACHINE M.ANIFEST#ALL THE BLOOD AND TOIL THAT IS BEHIND YOU..HOW DID YOU GET HERE?
World*— Mr. Prεssdεnt🇬🇭 (@Opresii) June 18, 2020
A rich continent but we facing depression— MissKukuaJackson🇬🇭🇨🇦🐦 (@KukuaJackson) June 19, 2020
They strip us naked and try to take our possessions
And now we facing recession #brownpaperbag 🖤✊🏿🇬🇭🌏
I shock sef Chale— Khalid Toure(42)🇬🇭💎❤️☝🏾🙏🏾 (@WilsKhalid) June 19, 2020
This dhope track Ghanaians should support nu and share this good vibe nu
Rather then dey compare verses#BrownPaperBag🔥
Sarkodie obviously is not an expert on science or physics.— Desmond CrazyProfessor (@CrazyPr0fessor) June 19, 2020
Aside that I agree with everything in #brownpaperbag
It’s about time Africa woke up. We have numerous problems which all need fixing; yet our priorities are twisted.
First time I heard @burnaboy and @manifestive on the Another story track,I was so happy two giants were coming together to talk about African issues.nd wakin up to @sarkodie nd @manifestive on #brownpaperbag I can see we are in the right direction as Africans being woke!🔥🔥🔥— Ayzic of d’south™ (@Iam_Ayzic) June 19, 2020
Yo! Ghana ah know Football dey today but don’t forget to stream #BrownPaperBag very important!— UdeyBoreMeRuff!!! (@sharpa18) June 19, 2020
The same energy y’all get to type who murder who nu please use that same energy or double it to stream #brownpaperbag & share link too!❤️
Sarkodie x M.anifesthttps://t.co/ystMLQQ8ij
Sarkodie and M.anifest be the proof say two legends go fit co-exist. #brownpaperbag— Nana Kay (@nanakayIV) June 19, 2020
Sarkodie – Brown Paper Bag ft. M.anifest (Audio Slide) https://t.co/YenxBfHNGa via @YouTube— Goddy Wan (@Goddywan) June 19, 2020
When I listen to songs like this then I go through my songs like damn.! This is the great purpose of our Gifts.
Speak for the voiceless.#brownpaperbag @sarkodie @manifestive pic.twitter.com/CnnFdbZ6LL
Respect is Reciprocal. God bless Sarkodie and Manifest. Ghana music to the world. #brownpaperbag— Trouble (@Freshasfuck1) June 19, 2020
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