Afro Pop duo, Ruff-N-Smooth is a Ghanaian music group made up of Bullet and Akhan. Although both have been on the music scene for a while, it was not till they formed an alliance that they both gained prominence.
Ruff-n-Smooth consists of…
Ruff n’ smooth consist of two members, Ricky Nana Agyemang( Bulet) and Clement Baah Foh (Ahkan)
What inspired the name Ruff-n-Smooth?
What inspired ruff n smooth was how life was rough from the beginning and having the belief one day everything will be ok meaning every situation is not permanent
When did you guys meet and how long have you been together?
We met 10 yrs ago and been together in the music industry for almost six years
How difficult was it for you to get in the music industry?
It was so difficult in the sense there was no producer or an investor supporting our career. Getting money for studio to record was hard then
Who are your musical influences?
We don’t really have a particular musical influence because we influenced by any good music from any artist
What message do you think your music conveys?
Our music convey real life issues to inspire
How did people receive your album “Azingele Remixed”?
Azingele was a blast on the map of Africa and beyond
Who did you work with on “Azingele Remixed”?
SK Blinks thus ruff n smooth ft SK Blinks
What makes your albums different?
The element of instrumentation and the message in our songs
You won the Ghana Music Group of the Year. What did that mean to both of you?
It inspired us to work harder
Where do you draw inspiration from when you write songs and what’s your favorite part about the process?
We draw inspiration from God
Which African figure do you look up to ( outside Ghana)?
The late Lucky Dube
Do you prefer performing on stage or recording in the studio?
Recording in the studio
What has been your biggest break or greatest opportunity so far in your musical career?
The greatest opportunity in our music career is getting the opportunity to meet our fans around the world
What advice would you like to give to the youth out there?
They should believe in their talent and work hard
Are you working on any new project?
We working on our charity project called ( Awal children of the future) which focuses on helping the needy
How can your fans connect with you?
Facebook- ruff n smooth, twitter@ruffnsmooth