The artist talked about it during an interview in Oprah Winfrey’s living room
The political and social situation in the United States worries the award-winning singer (he won 25 Grammy Awards, an honorary award and was nominated 74 times, ed), 70-year-old Michigan native, who said, “I would love to see my country smile again and I want to see it before I leave for Ghana, because I will,” he insisted.
La Winfrey she then asked him surprised: “Are you going to move permanently to Ghana?”. And the songwriter, whose real name is Stevland Hardaway Morris confirmed that it will.
The author of hits like “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” or “I Just Called to Say I Love You” had already expressed this desire in 1994 during a speech at the International Association of African American Music, when he stated that the “sense of community” of the African country was certainly greater than that of the United States.