Veteran Ghanaian gospel musician cries out to Gospel musician in Ghana to stop stealing her songs.
She has urged the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) and Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) to instruct musicians who duplicate gospel musician’s works without the permission of the artiste to stop engaging in such acts. Hannah Marfo is unhappy with the increase of plagiarism of songs in gospel music industry.
The singer also revealed that Kumasi based colleague gospel musician Brother Sammy stole her song and featured it on his album. She threatening to sue him, but he (Bro Sammy) compensated her with a sum of hundred Ghana cedis (100.00) and also sort the help of one Pastor friend named Benard Owusu Ansah who pleaded on his behalf and gave her a brand new Sonata car.
Hannah Marfo in an interview with SVTV AFRICA urged copyright societies like GHAMRO and MUSIGA to intervene and sanction musicians who take others songs and make it their own.
The indicated the stress she went through just to promote her songs on Radio and TV station. Her most painful part was an artiste stealing your song after the payment of Payola to Djs.
Watch the exclusive interview between Hannah Marfo and SVTV Africa.