Afrobeats artiste, Quata Budukusu has expressed excitement that his latest album Quantum Riddim has been selected for consideration in the Reggae Album category for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
He joins Blakk Rasta bringing to two the number of Ghanaian musicians being considered in the Reggae Album category for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
Consideration is the first step in the process of attaining a Grammy. The second step is for the Academy to vote and nominate entries with the final step being for the Academy members to vote on who wins what.
Quantum Riddim, a 13-track album has songs like Pum Pum Shots, Be Free, Motivate Yourself, I Don’t Need a Hero, Amazing, Stars, Sweetest Melody, Party All Night, Heaven In Your Eyes and Big Spliff.
The album is distributed internationally by the reputable VPAL Music.
In an interview with Showbiz, Quata, real name Jacob Nana Kwame Etroo, said he was happy his hard work was being recognised.
“Not many artistes get their works considered for Grammy Awards so I’m very honoured to have my Quantum Riddim album be considered on a big platform such as that,” he stated.
He thanked his new management team VP Records, based in New York for believing in him. According to him, since he joined the label months ago, they have done gone to great lengths to promote his music.