Canadian singer Deborah Cox has said that social media negativity is a worldwide canker and happens in Canada too.
The Grammy Award Winner and R&B singer is currently in Ghana to perform at the Ghana World Music Festival. The event is aimed at applauding African resilience 400 years after the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia.
As part of the program, she appeared on Hitz fm Daybreak Hitz with Andy Dosty.
Answering a question on how she manages social media, she responded that social media is very influential and in this era, artists get the opportunity to interact their fans worldwide more conveniently.
Asked if is exposed to the negative side of social media in her country, she said answered in the affirmative.
According to Deborah, negativity is everywhere but social media is designed in such a way that allows one to control whatever is thrown at him or her.
She continued to say that one can stop negativity by blocking those that hide behind those accounts.
“I mean you have power over social media, you decide who you want to see, if you are not OK with stuff that comes to you, just apply the block” – she said
Deborah is billed to perform in Ghana World Music Festival expected to take place on August 3rd and 4th at the Fantasy Dome in La, Accra.
Samini, Kojo Antwi, Jamaican reggae band, Third World, Jamaican Jazz and reggae artiste, Ernie Smith, Jazz artiste, Irvin Mayfield, Lamisi and many others are artists she will share the stage with.
Ghana World Music Festival powered by the Year of Return committee is supported by Joy Prime and Hitz 103.9 FM.