LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Stevie Wonder performs onstage at Q85: A Musical Celebration for Quincy Jones at the Microsoft Theatre on September 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Stevie said “I promise you [America], if you do the right thing, I will give you this song. I will give it to you. You can have it,” he said, according to Hot New Hip Hop. “Because I wanna see this nation smile again. And I want to see it before I leave to travel to move to Ghana, because I’m going to do that.”
As to why Stevie picked Ghana, he has visited the Western African country for years and says, “there is more of a sense of community.”
According to Wonder, America needs five years to right its wrongs, “I don’t want to see my children’s, children’s children have to say ‘oh please like me. Please respect me, please know that I am important, please value me’. What is that,” he asked.
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