The United Showbiz program is an entertainment show where celebrity panellists discuss and dissect trending issues in the country. The program is hosted by Nana Ama McBrown, a veteran actress. Some of the regular celebrity panellists include Kwame A-plus and Lawrence Asiamah Hanson (Bulldog). On the 1st of October, they had lots of trendy issues to discuss, and the incident between Kirani Ayat versus the President of Ghana and the Ministry of Tourism was one of the issues dissected.
Samsal, the agency that allegedly gave the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) the right to use the “GUDA” video in a tourism advertisement has broken its silence over the saga. In a press statement, the creative agency with expertise in video production and creation of marketing materials admitted entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Authority, however, it denied authorising the use of Kirani Ayat’s Video.
The Ghanaian artiste, Kirani Ayat makes a shocking revelation about what the people and chief of Tongo hills in the Northern Region made him do before shooting a music video. According to Kirani Ayat, he decided to shoot a music video at Tongo hills so he seek permission from the chief of the village.
Another Ghanaian artiste has stepped forward with plagiarism allegations with regard to the scandalised tourism advertisement posted by President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday. In a press statement, the founder of New Africa Nation, Nana Richard Abiona popularly known as Fuse ODG disclosed that his authorisation was not sought nor was he credited for snippets of his “New African Girl” music video in the ad.
George Britton, a sharp entertainment critic, has entered the Kirani-Government saga and advised the artist to take a rough approach. A few days ago, musician Kirani Ayat used his Twitter account to criticize the Tourism Ministry for utilizing parts of his Guda music video to advance the #VisitGhana2022 agenda without his permission.
The Ghanaian artiste, Kirani Ayat reveals another copyright as he claims that a musician became famous with the lyrics and melodies he made. According to Kirani Ayat, an unknown musician came to collaborate with him to drop music relating to Afrobeat. Kirani Ayat accepted the musician's collaboration because he claims he is on an Afrobeat project and therefore needs help.