Entertainment of Sunday, 20 September 2020
Resource: My Information GH
Famous Ghanaian hi-lifestyle Musician, Amandzeba Nat Brew has narrated how the now-defunct ‘NAKOREX’ band came jointly to phase one particular of Ghana’s biggest performances at the just finished Vodafone Ghana Songs Awards 2020 version (VGMA), MyNewsGh.com reviews.
The Hi-daily life great who appeared as an exclusive visitor on Kumasi-dependent Pure FM’s preferred ‘Hammer Time’ amusement program told host, Hammer Nti that the organizers informed them about the thought and he in convert referred to as Akosua Agyapong (a celebrated Ghanaian Hello-existence legend) who has publicly berated Rex Omar, in excess of music royalties’ selection and distribution companies supervised by the Ghana Audio Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) that he Omar serves as President.
Amadzeba stated that, when the strategy was bought to him, he held a different dialogue with the feuding duo (Rex Omar and Akosua Agyapong) to set their variances apart and perform alongside one another as specialists and older people.
He ongoing that, they all had a cordial romance in their rehearsals and even recalled fond recollections of their times as a band group.
“Is not that we are young ones and of study course is not that I named them to order. I cannot do that but I put a connect with on both of those of them and asked them to forget about about their distinctions so we can do this for the admirers and the Ghanaian populace so generally we just had pleasurable and the effects is what we all witnessed.”
‘NAKOREX’ was a Ghanaian Hello-lifetime supergroup lively in the 1990s. The band was formed in 1992 by the musicians Nat Brew, Rex Omar, and Akosua Agyapong, and took its title from the 1st several letters of each individual member’s name. Brew and Agyapong ended up afterwards married. Their musical model mixed significant-tech and typical instruments, with an emphasis on are living performances.
The most significant song of the collective was ‘Kpanlogo Yede’, which is regarded as a vintage Ghanaian track making use of the kpanlogo drums and rhythms popular in Kpanlogo.
The band break up up in 2015, subsequent the divorce of Nat Brew (by then heading under the identify of “Amandzeba”) and Agyapong but Nat Brew denied that the split up was a outcome of the divorce.
Nonetheless, for some time now, Akosua Agyapong, who previously served as a member of GHAMRO has incessantly accused the current GHAMRO Chairman, Mr Rex Omar of misappropriating cash collected by the organisation as ‘music royalties’ and has threatened to initiate lawful actions against the latter.
She is of the belief that the monies retrieved by GHAMRO as songs royalties were way better than monies dispersed to registered musicians beneath the umbrella of the audio rights organisation.
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