“Makoma” hitmaker, Adina born Adina Thembi Ndamse has revealed to Amansan Krakye in an exclusive interview on Kastle FM in Cape Coast that the ‘Araba album was dedicated to her rich Fante cultural heritage and tradition.
She answered “Araba is my name given to me by my mum but apart from the fact that it’s my name, I decided to dedicate my album to my fante heritage.
“It’s like an oath to my fante side and just like I said my mum and only my siblings call me Araba,” she revealed.
Adina who is a half Ghanaian and half South African hails from Ajumako Kromaim in the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam District in the Central Region disclosed on the Kastle Drive show that only those very close to her known that her Fante name is Araba.
She told Amansan Krakye “So if you know me or you’re very close to me that’s when you’d know that Araba is actually my name.
“And so I felt that it was very significant to the personal nature of the album. It took be approximately 6 months to put the whole album together,” Adina ended.
Adina’s Araba album which contains 10 songs including hit song “Why” has been nominated for the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA22) Album of the Year category.
Source: Amansan Krakye (kastlefmonline.com)