American Musician Steve Wonder to relocate permanently to Ghana
American musician, Stevie Wonder has indicated he will be moving permanently to Ghana. The former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the 20th century with hits like “My Cherie Amour,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “Superstition.”
In an interview with Opray Winfrey, Steve Wonder who has lost a lot of loved ones to Covid-19 said his decision to relocate to the West African country, was because he wants his grandchildren to be respected.
“I don’t want to see my children’s, children children have to say oh please like me, please respect me, please know that I am important, please value me.” What is that? Steve Wonder questioned.
Stevie Wonder made his recording debut at age 11, becoming a 1960s force to be reckoned with via chart hits like “Fingertips, Pt. 2,” “I Was Made to Love Her” and “My Cherie Amour.” Over the next decade, Wonder had an array of No. 1 songs on the pop and R&B charts, including “Superstition,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” and “Higher Ground.” He continued to churn out hits into the 1980s, including “I Just Called to Say I Love You” and “Part-Time Lover.”
Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born six weeks early with retinopathy of prematurity, an eye disorder which was exacerbated when he received too much oxygen in an incubator, leading to blindness.
Wonder showed an early gift for music, first with a church choir in Detroit, Michigan, where he and his family had moved to when he was four years old, and later with a range of instruments, including the harmonica, piano and drums, all of which he taught himself before age 10. See Below the interview