Veteran performer Slim Buster, whose music has been widely received by lovers in Ghana and beyond, has for sometime now, been missing in action.
In an interview with Sammy Flex of Pluzz FM from the UK. He told the radio host: ” I left Ghana because of the power crisis. I started having problems with lights, I was spending so much money on fuel because some of us can’t sleep without lights. I was filling my huge plant in addition to my two cars so it was a bit too much for me. I decided to relocate from Ghana and concentrate on my family here in UK ”
Ebenezer Asare (Slim Buster) entered the music industry in 1986, after he won the 1986 National Dance Championship competition. He later left the shores of Ghana for UK, to study music and sound engineering. On his return to Ghana, Slim Buster decided take up music as a full time job, hence he established his own recording studio at Darkuman Junction in Accra.
In 1998, Slim released his maiden album, but discovered later, that it did not conform to what pertained in the country at the time ;he realised that in order to make an impression on the Ghanaian music scene, one needed to work extra hard. In 2000, Slim released the album, Masanaba, which was an instant hit. He followed it with Eye Fe Keke in 2001, which featured the track, Mina.
In 2002, he came out with Baby, which won an award for best video, at the 2002 Ghana Music Awards. In 2004, he came out with the album, Marsherita, which caught on well because of its love-laden lyrics. Marsherita won the best Hiplife Dance Choreograph award at the Royal Awards.
Since joining the music industry, Slim Busterr has proved, in no uncertain terms, that he reigns supreme among his contemporaries, and continues to make giant strides on the music scene through his creativity. Today, the name Slim Busterr, has become a household name in Ghana. He has been a judge on several singing and dancing competitions including Nescafe African Revelation, Dance Fever and Malta Guinnes Street Dance Africa. His 2008 release, I Feel Like Chicken Tonight is already enjoying lots or airplay on radio and TV.