Ghanaian radio and TV personality Maximus Addai Mensah popularly known as Dr Pounds has raised some strong assertions that rapper Medikal shouldn’t rely on promoting his songs through cheap hype as he’s very known of.
Dr. Pounds, on his show, ‘Hitz Gallery’ on Hitz 103.9FM, chastised rapper, Medikal for his use of publicity stunt to promote his song (s).
Some publicity stunts are good, another way of shaping the entertainment industry, and by so doing there should be limit. Just like the saying goes “Too much of everything is bad” and Dr. Pounds is obviously tired of Medikal constantly focusing on cheap hype to promote his songs.
The presenter was agitated over the rapper’s decision to use the story of her break-up with girlfriend, Fella Makafui to promote his current single ‘Come Back’ with singer KiDi.
“Medikal at this stage doesn’t need hype to push his songs,” he stated.
He also expressed that, his move to use the Fella stunt has got many observers angry, hence, their refusal to accept and push the song;
“The silly thing you did is what is making people not pay attention to the song. Stop the silly stunt to promote songs.”
He professed his admiration for the song in-spite of the backlash.
“This is a beautiful song. One of the best works of Medikal, I love it,” he said.
Dr. Pounds also compared Medikal’s stunt-making moves to Sarkodie, stressing that the latter won’t resort to stunts to promote his songs.
“Sark won’t do this,” he blurted!
Check out ‘Comeback’: