- SP Kofi Sarpong has spoken with firm resolve about his stance on payment of gospel musicians
- He made his views known in an interview with Graphic Showbiz
- The gospel musician explained how the church has misinterpreted the work of gospel artistes
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Popular Ghanaian gospel musician SP Sarpong has spoken confidently about his new stance of not performing in any church that is not willing to pay for his services.
According to Graphic Showbiz, the SP made the revelations when he was granted an interview by the media house.
SP Sarpong was of the view that churches normally consider gospel artistes as people working for God who do not need to be paid for their performances.
He said it is true they work for God, but that does not cancel out the work that goes into training at the studio, paying singers who work with them and other related financial demands.
According to the minister, he has had so many demands on him since he started doing music. He said if it had not been for his police work, he would not have been able to pay bills and fend for his family.
He spoke passionately for churches to understand the kind of work gospel artistes have to go through and asked that they be paid accordingly.
In his words, SP Sarpong has said firmly that he has resolved not to perform at any church that does not make a good financial offer to him.
"If you can’t afford me, so be it," he said and questioned, "how can I pay bills with the meat pie and the drink?"
The minister who doubles as a police officer is known for songs including Africa Borborbor, Hour By This Time, Ayeyi Dwom, Aba Father, Sacrifice, Meto Ndwon and Aseda.
The latest on the list is Isaiah.
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