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Royalties from GHAMRO is unreasonable - D-black

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The Black Avenue Music (BAM) CEO, in an interview with SVTV Africa has stressed that royalties from GHAMRO does not make sense.

 The 2011 and Ghana’s first rapper BET nominee, expressing worry on how all musicians take the same amounts without any accounts, suggested that, GHAMRO as an the organization, must monetize their activities and give musicians proof on their number of listenership as practiced in the United Kingdom and USA.

According him, it is not reasonable that all musicians get the same total, which amounts to GHC 600.

Adding that, he was only contacted to come for his royalty erstwhile following his displeasure on their mode of operation on one of the radio stations, but he eventually rejected it and has since not received any money from GHAMRO.

‘’All musicians can’t receive the same amount. It does not work that way. Everything must be monetize with proper records for musicians to know the amounts they will receive anytime any day. The royalties just don’t make sense to me’’. He lambasted.

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SHATTA WALE ENDORSES SVTV Africa

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SVTV Africa is an online entertainment television that cover events and support artistes in showing their creativity to their targets and the world at large.

The 2018 Ghana music awards UK media partners, have covered events such as, the 2017 MTN music festival and MTN carols night, 2018 Ghana meets naija, Ebony’s funeral among others.

 The recent one is the just ended Shatta Wale’s Reign album launch at the Fantasy dome. The shatta movement CEO and Ghana’s dancehall king, seeing their awesome efforts at his album launch, took to his Facebook handle to commend them, urging the ghetto youths and all his shatta movement fans to support them.

‘’Thank you SVTV Africa, the only online streaming tv for now for we the ghetto youths, Let’s support and respect it’’. He posted.

 SVTV Africa, is coming up with a new concept dubbed; Touch the mic, a show to promote all up and coming artistes. Interested ones should forward their names and locations via whatsap on +233240677898 All events that wants to be covered or streamed live by

SVTV Africa can contact them on any of their social media platforms. (@SVTV Africa)

 

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Mafias have Taken Over GHAMRO; I Got only GHC140 MoMo For My Father’s Music - Obibini Takyi

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United Kingdom-based First Klass Music Signee Obibini Takyi Junior, has lamented bitterly over the level of mafia and daylight robbery being exhibited by Ghana Music Copyright chamber GHAMRO.

According to the embittered young musician, who happens to be the son of the late Obibini Takyi Senior of 'Akosombo Nkanea' fame, he was very dissatisfied and disappointed to see GHAMRO paying as low as GHC140 as copyright royalties.

Obibini Takyi Junior, was speaking in an entertainment Chat show on Online TV SVTV AFRICA on Wednesday afternoon.

"I received a Mobile Money alert recently from GHAMRO only to discover GHC140 as Payment for copyright royalties for my father's music. This shows that a lot of stealing is going on at GHAMRO considering the level of peanuts being distributed across. My father played his part in the music industry and should be given the due royalties because it was his creative art."

He further added that GHAMRO is not even showing mercy on those old musicians who are nomore active in the music industry but have their music being played till date.

Obibini Takyi has been working on a couple of music projects behind the scenes but his current music project, Boso Powder is making huge waves.

The song POWDER is a classic danceable masterpiece with afrobeat rhythm produced by popular Kumasi-based Engineer, APYA and also mastered by Award Winning DANNYBEATZ in Accra.

Obibini Takyi Jnr teams up with another talented Artiste Luther on this POWDER track.

Obibini Takyi Jnr. is the son of Ghana’s most celebrated Highlife music legends, Obibini Takyi Senior of ‘Akosombo Nkanea’ fame.

Obibini Takyi Jnr. hails from Ashanti Akyem Atwedie in the Ashanti region.

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Samini makes dancehall more commercial - Jupita

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Dancehall artiste Michael Okine, popularly referred to Jupita in showbiz have pointed fingers to the media. accusing them of failing to appreciate their (artistes) works.

Jupita comparing Nigeria's Music Industry to Ghana stated that artistes are given the needed respect in Nigeria and are seen as very important people in their country whereas artistes in Ghana are less respected.

"When you go to Nigeria, there are musicians who released songs for a long time but their ratings keep on increasing because they are respected by the media and new artistes." Jupita stated

 The "Enemies" hit maker speaking to Ayisha Bayipa on SVTV africa's SVTV Chat added that the media is a carrier of the negative aspect in the Music Industry and ignores the positive ones.

Speaking on Dancehall artiste in Ghana, Jupita explained that although lots of people started Dancehall in Ghana, Samini has made the genre commercial in Ghana.

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