Renowned UK-based Ghanaian gospel artiste, Sonnie Badu, has finally addressed skeptics who claim he faked a recent accident to generate hype for his upcoming concert, ‘Sonnie Badu Live In Concert – Rhythms of Africa.’
The artiste took to his Facebook wall on Saturday, November 9, 2023, to set the record straight.
The award-winning musician quite recently shared the news of his domestic accident with his followers along with images of him in the hospital and navigating on crutches.
Soon after the images went viral, some netizens suggested that he was faking it just to get attention for his concert.
In response to those questioning the authenticity of his injury, he took to Facebook to write, “To those who said I faked my injury, I pray it never happens to you, it is only by grace that I am still alive.”
Sonnie Badu further emphasized the severity of the incident and the impact it had on him. He expressed gratitude for being alive, stating, “Instead of going down with my head, I went in with my foot and landed on my back. It simply means my assignment is not done yet on earth.”
Despite this unexpected setback, Sonnie Badu stated that he was resolute about fulfilling his commitment to fans and assured everyone that the ‘Rhythms of Africa’ concert would proceed as scheduled today, December 9, 2023.
He went in to apologize the nhis fans if they don’t see him dance as he mostly does and promises that he will his his all in the distinctive “BADU way.”
The ‘Rhythms of Africa’ concert will happen today at exactly 5 pm and it features a lineup of esteemed artists including MOG Music, Piesie Esther, Joe Mettle, Nacee, Perez Musik, Neon Adejo, and Preye Odede.
It is being organized in partnership with Image Bureau, an events company founded by Media Personality and Communications professional, George Quaye.