LEADER OF the Stew Gang, Teflon Flexx also known as SOG is the winner of this years’ ‘Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) Unsung Artiste of The Year.’
According to the artiste, who hails from Wiaga, a small town in the Upper East Region of Ghana, this is the first time an Upper East artiste got nominated and emerged winner for this category. “It is a huge step for the region, this will serve as a motivation to countless underground acts in the region who are almost losing hope because of tiring efforts without recognition.”
He added that “Chale I no fit express my gratitude finish, my heart is full of joy right now and I’m so grateful for all the support from my people and everyone who loves my music. I’m grateful to the people of Upper East, Upper West, the entire Northern Region for coming together as one to push my name to make it to the Unsung list, this makes me proud to call myself a northerner not to leave out my growing fan-base in the rest of the country, that also pushed my name to make it to the list. I’m full of gratitude. God richly bless everyone. It feels so good to be recognized by such a huge platform (VGMA). Winning this award is a challenge for me to work extra harder.”
In an interview with the DAILY HERITAGE Teflon Flex said, “This is indeed an honour to me, especially to get my works appreciated, winning the category is a motivation and also an inspiration for every youth out there to keep on keeping on with their craft, giving up is not an option.”
Teflon has released bangers like, ‘Murder, Eskebelebe, Oreo’ and the latest of them, ‘Madina’ which is the anthem on the streets which is also filling the airwaves.
Teflon was in the category with Gyakie, Sherry Boss, Imrana, Abochie, and Kofi Jamar.
He recently emerged as the two-time winner on Muse Africa’s music chart dubbed ‘Bangerz of the Quarter (BoQ)’. His song ‘Madina’ which he featured DjWobete won both the ‘Introlude Song of the Quarter’ and ‘The Afrobeats Song of the Quarter.
The VGMA awards scheme is designed to recognize, celebrate the hard work and dedication of various stakeholders and players in the music industry.
It’s been duly tagged as music’s biggest night in Ghana and this years’ edition marks over two decades of honoring deserving creative players in the music industry in Ghana and Africa at large.