Amakye Dede threatens to drag MUSIGA boss to court over copyright infringements

Amakye Dede threatens to drag MUSIGA boss to court over copyright infringements

- Popular highlife musician, Amakye Dede, has threatened to drag the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) to court

- According to him, they auctioned a compilation of his musical works without his consent

- He however expressed his willingness to agree to an out-of-court settlement

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Veteran Ghanaian highlife musician, Abrantie Amakye Dede, has declared his intention to drag the president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffuor, to court.

MUSIGA president, dressed in white and speaking at an event

MUSIGA president, Obour

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According to Amakye Dede, Obour auctioned a compilation of his musical works without his knowledge.

This, he added, was during the MUSIGA Presidential Grand Ball held on December 29, 2017 at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.

“Obour is not my manager and also not my public relations officer so he has no legal right to do a compilation of my musical works for sale,” he argued.

The popular musician was however quick to add that he would agree to an out-of-court settlement if only he is paid the money raised from the sale of his compilation album.

“I am not happy with MUSIGA and Obour. I am yet to instruct my lawyers to file a writ against them for copyright infringement,” he hinted.

Information available to YEN.com.gh indicates that without Amakye Dede's approval, MUSIGA again used his name to advertise the Ghana Music Week & Unity Concert which was held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

He is reported to have called to warn MUSIGA to desist from using his name to advertise the event but they refused.

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