, a Ghanaian artist, has explained how she persuaded her parents to let her pursue music despite the nature of the industry and how performers fare after being famous.

MzVee revealed during an interview with Abeiku Santana on Okay FM’s Ekwansodwodwo segment that her parents’ animosity for musicians stemmed from the fact that they assumed most musicians were involved in drugs and prostitution owing to the nature of their employment.

“My parents thought that when you start singing that means you will do drugs and for the lack of a better word you will become a prostitute. They didn’t hear anything good about it so they didn’t want their daughter to be a part of it”, she said.

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Despite being in the entertainment industry, she was able to dispel those preconceptions in her parents’ thoughts by displaying decent manners and poise.

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The ‘Natural Girl’ singer last weekend dropped album to celebrated her 10th year anniversary in the music industry. The album was titled 10thirty.

She revealed that she chose the title 10thirty because she turned 30 years the same year.