The lyrics of ‘Total Cheat,’ a song by Fancy Gadam featuring Sarkodie has come under scrutiny as part of an examination question.
Students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism were asked to examine the lyrics of the song which won ‘Song of the Year’ award at the 2018 Ghana Music Awards for instances of misogyny.
They were also asked to explain consequences of misogyny in rap music.
‘Total Cheat’ was released in July 2017, and has garnered over 700, 000 views on Youtube.
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This is the second time in recent weeks that a question was set based on a popular occurence or personality in the Ghanaian entertainment industry.
In section C of the Journalism questions sighted by Kasapafmonline.com, GIJ Level 400 students are asked to analyze the interviews granted on Delay’s Show and to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour by Moesha Boduong.
The photo model, recently in an interview with CNN’s Amanpour revealed that the state of Ghana’s economy has pushed her to sleep with a married man in order to survive.
She narrated that she has been having sex with the man primarily to pay for her apartment and other stuff.
“GHANA OUR ECONOMY IS SUCH THAT YOU JUST NEED SOMEONE TO TAKE CARE OF YOU BECAUSE YOU CAN’T MAKE ENOUGH MONEY AS A WOMAN HERE,” SHE SAID.
“WHEN YOU WANT TO GET AN APARTMENT, IN GHANA YOU PAY TWO YEARS IN ADVANCE AND I JUST STARTED WORKING, WHERE WILL I GET THE MONEY. HE TAKES CARE OF ME, MY FINANCIAL STUFF, MY APARTMENT, MY CAR, MY RENT, EVERYTHING.” SHE EXPLAINED.
According to her, the man in return wants her to stay faithful to her.
“HE EXPECTS ME TO BE LOYAL AND JUST TO DATE HIM ONLY AND GIVE HIM SEX WHEN HE WANTS.YOU CAN’T SAY NO.YOU HAVE TO GIVE HIM WHAT HE WANTS OTHERWISE HE IS GOING TO THINK YOU ARE CHEATING ON HIM, “ SHE ADDED.
Moesha Boduong was featured on an episode on the CNN show called ‘Sex & Love Around the World’ on the topic “When being a mistress is a financial decision.”
Bodoung, after a lot of reflections posted on her instagram page and apologized for making that statement.