• Pin It

    Musicians condemn Blakk Rasta

    by George Clifford Owusu, Daily Guide
    posted Wednesday, 14 January 2009 11:59| 0 Comments

    Photo: Daily GuideA section of Ghanaian musicians have condemned an Accra radio presenter, Blakk Rasta of Hitz Radio for supposedly giving out false information that the former general secretary of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Nana Kwame Ampadu was sacked from the union because he associated himself with the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

    The musicians said the information was wrong as Nana Ampadu was suspended indefinitely from MUSIGA because of his association with a rival musicians union which was not affiliated with the former.

    In separate interviews they noted that Nana Ampadu’s association with the NPP had nothing to do with MUSIGA since he had the right to join any political party of his choice.

    They have consequently challenged Blakk Rasta to come out and prove his allegation that Nana Ampadu was sacked from MUSIGA because of his association with the NPP.

    Nana Kwame Ampadu and C.K. Morrison, former general secretary and welfare officer respectively of MUSIGA were suspended for forming a separate collecting society outside the union and for undermining the efforts of MUSIGA to form its own collecting society.

    The behaviour of the two, Beatwaves gathered, amounted to conflict of interest and a violation of Article 20, Section A and B of the MUSIGA constitution which prohibited members from joining other musician unions or collecting societies not affiliated to MUSIGA.

    Article 20, Section A of the MUSIGA Constitution reads: “No MUSIGA member shall be permitted to hold membership in any union of musicians not affiliated with MUSIGA, or in any other organisation, association of musicians or collecting society that has goals or engages in a pattern of conduct undermining or weakening the legitimate interest of MUSIGA.”

    Section B states: “Any members violating the provision of this section shall be subject to expulsion.”

    The musicians called on Blakk Rasta to cross-check his facts to avoid causing the management of his radio station any embarrassment.

    Did you miss this? Please take a moment and check it out now!

    Add comment

    Terms of Use

    By submitting your comments we reserve the right, to change, modify, add, or delete your comments at any time without further notice. Comments expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Ghana Music. Ghana Music accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for the accuracy of its content. However, offensive comments shall not be tolerated and will be deleted once it comes to our attention.

    Security code

    Ghana Music Radio

    Top 20 Music Video Countdown

    Top 20 Video Music Countdown on YouTube.
    Brought to you by MiPROMO • A neo media company.


    Who wins Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2016 'Artiste of the Year'