The issues of copyright law is not strong enough in the country, to stop people from using the intellectual property of other people.
This brings as to the case of Kelvyn Brown popularly known as Kelvyn Boy, who is an afrobreat singer, formerly signed by Stonebowy. He is known for sampling the songs of the old highlife musicians, who have gone into retirement.
Yesterday evening, during the United tv’s, Showbiz hosted by Nana Ama McBrown, the veteran highlife singers Oheneba Kissi, known for the “ABC of Love” hit song, complained bitterly about how the main words of his song was used by Kelvyn Boy.
He claimed that, Kelvyn Boy did not even look for him to ask for permission and went ahead to publish the song, he stole from him. He state the fact that, the whole song was on the part Kelvyn took which is “me nto wo nyom b3n ni..........” He said that, he has complained to Ghana Music Right Organization, GAMBRO but hasn’t received any feed back from them. He concluded that, he will take actions against Kelvyn Boy by taking him to court, when the right time is due.
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