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I’m Not Pained When People Call Me Apakye ~ Stonebwoy Shares Sad Story

CNNonline 06/28/2020

The Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla, who us known as Stonebwoy has been a national asset with respect to his music. Currently, he has an ongoing streaming album called 'Anloga Junction' which is making immense waves over the radio playlists. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

The award-winning artist first time on national Tv disclosed his long tragic encounter that led to his leg amputated.  The artist has his left leg cut off in a fatal accident when he was a kid. The accident saw two cars that of a public car and one police car that collided. Injuries sustained was severe that his left leg had been broken. 

Since his breakthrough in 2009, the artist has not been in any activity that has gone over his strength. He is even most time seated in his music videos. Critics and his doom wishers have always made fun of him and his disability. He most at times is even referred to as 'Apakye’ which means cripple.  View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Stonebwoy, nonetheless on United Showbiz on Utv, disclosed that he is not moved by such ridicules. He, however, treats them as inspiration through the things he had acquire and achieved over the years though he is kind of disabled. 

He said, “It has never touched me before, I would not have reached this height if I had been intimidated by that ridicule. I was walking like that when I won the VGMA artist of the year. I was walking like that when I won BET. That was my inspiration. My mother always consolated me that I was not born like that so I should thrive hard and be a better person. So it was my mom who stopped me from undergoing any operation. So I decided to undergo a leg replacement surgery when she died because should not see it to cause her any dissatisfaction”. 

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