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.”
‘I don’t wanna see my children’s, children’s children have to say “oh please like me, please respect me”...’— Akosua Annobil (@AkosuaAnnobil) February 19, 2021
Stevie Wonder tells Oprah why he’s moving to Ghana 🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/qy7Japmk7D
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.