- Kojo Antwi says it is scary to hear the use of guns in Ghana music industry
- The Maestro says hew was alarmed when he first heard gun shot reports
Celebrated Ghanaian musician, Kojo Antwi has bemoaned the growing spate of ‘gangsterism’ that is creeping into the Ghana music industry.
According to the music legend, it is scary to hear the use of guns and other offensive weapons amid fierce attacks and confrontations within the industry.
Speaking on the recent scuffle between dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy and artiste manager Bulldog, Kojo Antwi revealed that he was blown away after hearing the gun shots report.
“I said, is that Ghana? Is that happening in the industry that groomed me? It’s scary,” he told Joy FM.
There was total chaos at the Paloma Hotel on Saturday, after some workers of Zylofon Media led by Bulldog, allegedly attacked Stonebwoy and his crew who were holding a mini concert at the venue.
Further reports say the scuffle between the two parties even became scary after Bulldog and his men attempted to seize Stonebwoy’s vehicle given to him by Zylofon Media as part of his record signing deal.
Stonebwoy was said to have fired warning shots as self-defense.
However, Kojo Antwi, in his conversation said "gangsterism" is not part of the culture of the Ghanaian music industry.
“I read something last week and I felt like, this is not the industry that I was introduced to. Some people going for a car from an artiste and gunshots and all that,” the Maestro lamented
He also added that, “what Zylofon is doing is good,” but advised that “they must find a way to mend differences between some of the artistes because they have a lot of great musicians [on the label].”
The legendary musician lauded Zylofon Media, noting that the Ghana music industry needs support.
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