Captain Planet, the leader of the music group 4×4, has said that when it comes to Hip-hop/Hiplife music in Ghana Prince Bright of Buk Bak fame is the God father.
Buk Bak was a Hip-hop/Hiplife music group which was made up of the late Ronnie Coaches and Prince Bright, a.k.a Bling Sparkles. The Buk Bak group was a great force on the Ghana music scene in the early days of the Hiplife genre.
Speaking in an interview , with Oheneba Marshall on Saturday , 27th June 2020, on the Up Close show on Max TV, Captain Planet, detailing how the 4×4 group was formed, referred to Prince Bright of Buk Bak as the “God Father”.
Captain Planet said “The person who put me in the game was Prince Bright of Buk Bak. He was the person who took me to different platforms and introduced me to a lot of people.”
“He is my God Father, so everything I am today, he was the brain behind it. Prince Bright, Ronnie Coaches, Buk Bak as well including Isaac Shoot. They are the brains behind me now,” he added.
Known in real life as Sylvanus Dodji Jeoffrey, Captain Planet is arguablely the first Ghanaian artist to rap in Akuapem. He also raps in Twi, Ga, Ewe, and Pidgin English.
Sylvanus aka Captain Planet is trained in Advanced Marketing from IPMC .He started rapping in secondary school. Inspired by a lot of great hiplife legends, he has been consistent with hit tracks for 15 years and more.
He was discovered by Buk Bak after featuring in programmes like Kiddafest. His archive of songs include ‘Kooko Aduro’, ‘Obi Agyi Obi Girl’ , ‘Monkey Dey Work Baboon Dey Chop’, ‘Your Mother Saw Me’, ‘Akpeteshie’ Etc.
He has recently released a new hit song dubbed ‘Kpoli Kpoli’.