Ghanaian musician Frank Elinam Cobbinah, also known as Drumz and formerly known as Atumpan of “The Thing” fame, advises aspiring musicians to be cautious about the ladies they allow into their lives.
Saying this in a recent interview with Nana Romeo, Drumz recounted his experiences with women or “groupies” who were only interested in fame and money. He said that he had experienced this himself, as some women would contact him when he was popular, but would later move on to other artistes.
“Those days when you get a hit, it reflects on Facebook. Many girls will begin to add you on the app. The week I hit, I rose from 300 people to 5000 people who had added me. I could boast that I had a couple of girls abroad I could call my girls. But I noticed it was a repetitive cycle when I was no longer hot and other people had freshly become hot, the same girls would be in their DMs,” he said.
Drumz thus advised up-and-coming artistes to be mindful of such women as they could be detrimental to their careers and lives. He, however, clarified that his post wasn’t to demean women but to provide a warning to his colleagues.
“New artistes should be careful because some of these people can take away the glory or shine off your life.
“I am not saying this to embarrass women as there are men also involved in this. But it is real and we can learn a thing or two. I had a girl in Canada that I thought I was going to marry but then I shockingly found out that Yaa Pono and even Opanka had been involved with her before,” he stated.