Sister Afia Calls Out TikTok Stars After Being Charged GHc20K For One Promotion

Sister Afia Calls Out TikTok Stars After Being Charged GHc20K For One Promotion

  • Ghanaian artiste Sista Afia has called out Ghanaian TikTokers for charging enormous prices for their songs to be used in their content
  • She added that they charge huge fees yet dance freely to some Nigerian songs and not Ghanaian songs
  • She is disappointed, especially when a TikTok star charged her 20,000 cedis for them to feature her song in their dance challenge

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Ghanaian afropop artiste Sista Afia has called out Ghanaian TikTok stars for overcharging and paying more attention to promoting Nigerian artistes and their songs than Ghanaian songs.

In a news article sighted on Pulse by, she said that she had seen these TikTok influencers dance to the tunes of Nigerian artistes more than Ghanaian artistes, and she mostly wondered why.

Sista Afia call out TikTok stars
Disappointed Sista Afia out TikTok stars for charging high as GHc 20,000 Photo source: @sista.afia
Source: Instagram

She recounted an experience with a TikTok star who charged her a whopping GHc 20,000 to feature her song in one of her dance skits when they create free content for Nigerian stars.

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Disappointed, Sista Afia said that when Ghanaian artiste wants them to promote their songs, they use that as an opportunity to secure vast sums of money.

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The Afropop star added that she understands if they want to use Nigerian songs to generate a following and likes on social media to build their brands and their pages.

However, overcharging Ghanaian celebrities when they dance freely to foreign songs feels like a betrayal to the Ghana entertainment industry, which they, the TikTok influencers, are also a part of.

Sista Afia dances at her concert

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Meanwhile, in another publication by, TikTok star Erkuah Official and Wesley Kesse and Emma Ifeanyi were guests on TV3's The Day Show, and they revealed how much they made a day on TikTok.

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During the interview, Erkuah revealed that she and other TikTokers were able to make over GH¢10k. The three social media sensations told their grass-to-grace stories and how they were able to make it to where they were today through the social media app, which many had underestimated earlier. They have made a fortune through this platform and said they are more comfortable now than they used to be.

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