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Stop asking sexual favours from female signees – Yvonne Chaka Chaka to artiste managers

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Yvonne-Chaka-Chaka- Yvonne-Chaka-Chaka-[/caption] “African Princess” and internationally recognised South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka has charged  artiste managers to focus on the talents of female signees and desist from making sexual demands from them. The “Thank You Mr. DJ” hitmaker said this yesterday, November 22, 2018, whilst speaking at the Africa Music Business Summit(AMBS) held at the Ball Room of the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City, as part of activities marking the 5th All Africa Music Awards(AFRIMA) which is being hosted in Ghana for the first time since it was established in 2014. Yvonne Chaka Chaka asked that managers should take their jobs serious and focus on unearthing talents rather than demanding for sexual favors. “Managers, please do not ask for sexual favours from your female signees, respect yourself, the arts and love it”, she said. She also cautioned female talents not to rush to become famous because they may fall into the hands of preys who would use them in exchange for fame. “Be what you want to be because you have what it takes, if you do not see yourself as worth managing then no one will take you serious. ‘I am where I am today because, I refused to let loose my pants. They were always tightly on so you see, not letting them down is not a difficult thing to do. “Make sure, you have the talent so that when the offers come to you, you will know your worth”, Yvonne added. The AMBS under the theme African Music in a Global Village: Leveraging the Opportunities was attended by stakeholders in the arts, culture and entertainment sectors such as music artiste/songwriters, music producers, record label owners, owners of publishing/entertainment companies, associations of music professional, policymakers in the art and culture sector, lawyers, journalists, students and many more. The main awards ceremony is set for Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre, AICC. It will be hosted by Ghanaian-born American actor and comedian, Michael Blackson, South Africa’s TV personality, Pearl Thusi, and Ghana’s media personality, Anita Erskine will host the star-studded world-class music event. The 5th AFRIMA, Ghana 2018 will be broadcast live to over 84 countries around the world.]]>

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Popular Hausa movie director, Nura Mustapha Waye dies a shocking and sudden death

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Nura Mustapha Waye, a movie director in the Hausa movie industry popularly known as Kannywood, has died. (more…)

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Mum tells Burna Boy to tone down on the madness as the Afrobeat star turns 31

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Bose Ogulu has told her son Burna Boy to “tone down the madness” as she celebrated his birthday. (more…)

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Perez Musik announces ‘Glorified’ concert with MOG Music, Akese Brempong, Efe Grace and Pita

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The Hewale Lala (Song Of strength) hit maker Perez Musik gets ready to have his first-ever major concert. (more…)

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610Music Unveil Their Artistes, Korsah and Richflow to the World

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Kofi Sonny, CEO of 610Music, a direct representative for Universal Music Group in Africa, unveiled two of his newly signed artistes to the world over the weekend. The event pulled in dignitaries from all over the globe to witness what many have dubbed “the birth of greatness.” (more…)

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Ghana Jamaica Homecoming Festival launched

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A press launch for this year’s Ghana-Jamaica Homecoming Festival was held yesterday, Thursday, June 30. (more…)

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GuiltyBeatz returns with a galactic dance anthem ‘Universe’ featuring Mr Hudson and Twitch 4EVA

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GuiltyBeatz is ringing in the summer! The Grammy-nominated Ghanaian producer and DJ is back with another dazzling solo effort – an Amapiano-infused dance anthem ‘Universe’ featuring Pop sensation, Mr Hudson and buzzing Ghanaian singer, Twitch 4EVA. (more…)

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