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#COVID19: Lockdown doesn’t mean musicians should stop working– Sarkodie replies critics

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Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie has dismissed claims that the timing for the release of his ‘Sub Zero’ song is wrong since the world is dealing with a pandemic.

The award-winning musician has said activities in the creative space cannot come to a halt simply because there is a pandemic with many countries under lockdown.

The ‘Anadwo’ hit singer was replying some critics who were disappointed in him for releasing a diss song at a time that the world is battling the deadly Coronavirus.

Reacting to the song in an interview on TV3 New Day with MzGee on Tuesday, Shatta Wale said he was disappointed.

“Sarkodie is talking about beef and the industry is happy. I’m disappointed, I thought you were going to tell me he’s donated some few things to some needy people but if Sarkodie has really thrown a shot at me in this time of our life where people are dying when people need help…,”

Shortly after Shatta Wale made those comments, the rapper responded to a tweet saying Berma gyae gyimie no … you feel say I get time to throw a shot at you by this time… emotional singers.”

Commenting further on the issue in an interview on TV3 New Day, from New Jersey in the States where he is currently locked down, Sarkodie said there was nothing wrong with the timing for his releases.

“It’s about how you want to see it because how I see it is different…This is music and in this COVID-19 everybody has to do their work. We can advocate for the information that people have to hear which is very necessary…but as entertainers, we still don’t have to stop working… so as Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, whoever that is doing music it doesn’t stop because this is the time that they actually need it.”

Watch the video below.

Listen UP: Sarkodie replies rappers who are dissing him on new single, ‘Sub Zero’

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