Rapper Desmond Amoah, known in the industry as Dee Moneey, has advised against having close friends in the music space.
Speaking to Sammy Forson on Daybreak Hitz, he mentioned that it is better to treat everything related to one’s music career as a business.
“I don’t think it is healthy to have friends in the industry. Some people feed their family on this so they feel the competition more than someone who sees it as a side hustle. There are 2 different types of people in the industry.”
Dee Moneey believes that his reason for doing music is solely because of his passion and might not attach too much seriousness to it as much as other artistes who depend on music to make a living.
“I do this for the passion and the love of it but someone will take a certain decision because they need to eat from their works.”
He advised that even when one makes friends, the business aspect should be paramount. “You can be friends in the industry but you have to always treat it as a business and always understand the business aspect of it,” he noted.
Dee Moneey is a gifted songwriter, rapper, and performer who started making music at a young age.
For a generation raised with hip-life, hip-hop, and pop music, Dee Moneey has created a style that blends hip-hop, techno, dance, house cadence, and Hip-life inflection to make such a unique sound.
To date, he has written for and worked with various artistes and producers in Ghana and other countries.
He has performed alongside artistes such as Ice Prince, Wizkid, U.S rapper, Fabulous, and Lil Wayne’s Young Money Crew just to mention a few.
Dee Moneey has a couple of hit singles out- ‘Finish Line’ featuring Sarkodie & Jtown, ‘Marilyn Monroe’ featuring Fuse ODG, and ‘Money Talks’ featuring Kwaw Kese.
He is currently promoting his latest album dubbed ‘Omanhene’, which he released as a tribute to his late father.
Omanhene is a 22-track album that features artistes like Joey B, Jay Bhad, Efya, Ice Prince, and a few others.