Ghanaian hip-life and Raggae artist, Edem, has revealed just how little he was once paid by event organizers to perform onstage back when his career was still in its infancy.
Ghanaian hip-hip and raggae artist, Edem, took some time off to respond to questions and comments from his fans and followers on his Twitter profile over the weekend.
One of his fans asked the award winning artist what his first paycheck for a performance looked like when he was tarting out in his music career and - to the surprise of many online - Edem actually answered him.
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According to Edem's response, the first fee he collected for performing at a show was only GHC150. This may not seem like much, but when one does what one loves - and can also get paid for doing it - then sometimes the money is secondary.
“First show after compilation was 150 ghc.. I don’t rmbr.. But I learn if it’s on/in the track list”. Wrote Edem.
Edem has recently been one of the more vocal artistes who have advocated for the implementation of a system that would help Ghanaian artistes receive more royalties for their artistic products.
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