Amusement of Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Source: My News GH
The Ghanaian leisure marketplace in excess of the decades has brought the two glory and struggling on persons included in the sector generally those who go into music.
On most events, youthful and up-coming artistes turn out to be the most negatively affected by the steps of individuals who experienced either built it by means of media personalities who are intended to provide a helping hand.
One particular key setback influencing up-coming artistes is the challenge of payment of “payola” in the media landscape.
On the other hand, it would seem the intellects guiding this corrupt act have ultimately been uncovered by one of the perpetrators himself.
Kaakyire Kwame Appiah who turned an accomplice made the confession in an job interview with Hammer Nti on the present “Hammer Time” on Kumasi primarily based Pure FM monitored by MyNewsGH.com.
“I want to exhibit you exactly where payola arrived from”, he recounted.
“I was recording my tune 24 at the Ghana Films Studio with five engineers, then I went to Regardless of to get inlays for my new observe and also to accumulate income he (Regardless of) owed me. Right after listening to the track Osei Kwame Inspite of instructed me it was a excellent 1 and confirmed interest in executing small business with me by getting the major distributor”, he recalled
According to Kaakyire Kwame Appiah, immediately after Regardless of compensated his credit card debt, he asked of how substantially he would charge him ought to his identify be highlighted in the “Bronya” hit music.
Kaakyire ongoing that, “After telling him the value for a studio recording of ¢40,000 cedis (old currency), he agreed to pay back me ¢100,000 and also gave ¢20,000 every for the 5 engineers performing on the report. So he begun shelling out Payola to the sound engineers to include his identify to the music”.
Eventually, Kaakyire Kwame Appiah highlighted Osei Kwame Despite’s title in the later on aspect of the music.
Bronya by Kaakyire Kwame Appiah until date is the best domestically manufactured Christmas tune ever and also one particular of the bestselling albums in the history of the country.
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