Nana Yaw Adjei Yeboah Maradona who is known in the Ghana music industry as Guru, is counting his blessings after surviving several attempts on his life.
According to the rapper, before the release of his latest album, Journey of Judah, he was poisoned on several occasions.
The NKZ music boss said several attempts were made on his life including people poisoning the water he drinks and food he eats.
“It wasn’t once. It was a continuous thing. [There are] different strategies that people use to poison people. Some will pass through food, some will pass through water anytime you are on stage you give your water to someone else and it’s a different ball game,” he said in an interview on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM.
Recounting one of the near-fatal incidents, he said, “the last time I was on stage performing, got on stage, the whole crowd jamming and all of a sudden you [take] water and your voice is not ‘popping’ up again, you can’t even talk…so you just have to move up.”
The ‘Lapaz Toyota‘ hitmaker said he has endured a lot and things have been “very difficult.”
To him, these attempts are things some people do to those in show business to bring others down.
“Every artiste, every industry player will, by all means, experience this…if you’ve not gone through it, expect it, prepare for it…people you love the most, you expect to be there for you will move away…,” the ‘Problem’ rapper said.
Guru says he is stronger now and the experience inspired his 24-track ‘Journey of Judah’ double album.
“The album talks about my real life,” he said.