Young and passionate Dancehall artiste Derrick Obuobi Junior popularly known by stage name, J.Derobie has disclosed that he used to work as a factory hand before breaking out in the Ghanaian music scene.
He made this revelation in an interview with Happy 98.9 FM’s DJ Advicer on the ‘Ayekoo After Drive’ show.
The ‘Poverty hitmaker disclosed that he formerly worked as a factory hand at a shoe factory and later moved to work at a popular manufacturing and bottling company in Ghana.
“I worked at a shoe factory and also at the factory of rush energy drink as a factory hand.”
He furthered that he also worked for a restaurant at Junction Mall before moving to Osu with his family. “After moving to Osu, I worked again at a restaurant.”
The musician recounting some good moments during his time working in restaurants said, “I was tipped when I worked at the restaurant. I was always happy when I received tips.”
According to the musician, he later moved on to school at IPMC. ” After schooling at IPMC, I went to volunteer at the Birth and Death registry.”
When asked by DJ Advicer if he would ever go back to work at a restaurant, he jovially replied, “It is not bad work. I can go back there and do the work. But now, I am chasing bigger money.”