“I Used To Be A Kerosene Seller At Ashaiman’-Stonebwoy Recounts His Hustling Days

Popular Ghanaian musician, Livingstone Este Satekla, known in showbiz as Stonebwoy has recounted his youthful days, saying he used to sellaKerosene in his neighborhood, Ashaiman where he grew up.

In an exclusive interview with Bernard Avle on Citi TV, Stonebwoy revealed that he had a humble beginning as a child on the account that his late mother was a trader, and sometimes, he had to help his sisters sell Kerosene in the neighborhood.

“I sold too, one time I followed my sisters to sell kerosene. In my house we sold water to the area, Stonebwoy said in the interview.

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He further disclosed that his father who was once a military officer owned a corn mill and sometimes, he had to close from school very early just to assist him with his work.


“My dad also runs a mill. We would mill corn, cassava, and I actually always wanted to close early from school and come work at the mill”, he recounted.

Not giving up on his dreams, Stonebwoy now holds a record as the only Ghanaian artiste to revive two Billboard plaques. He has also won the Best International Act: Africa category at the 2015 BET Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2015 Ghana Music Awards.

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