Musicians Union of Ghana organized a workshop and masterclass at the MUSIGA hall today 9th January 2020 with the managing director for back 2da future publishing company.
present at the workshop were executives of MUSIGA, acting president Mr. Bessa Simon and some high personalities like Reverend Dr. Thomas Yawson, Mr. Kennedy Mensah and Mrs. Paulina Oduro. The workshop was mainly organized to equip members of MUSIGA with the required knowledge and know-how to live in the music industry.
The renowned publisher Mr. Kennedy Mensah explained how significant publishing is to the music industry. He said publishing involves composing, writing and selling your works. The spokesperson in an interview with DIKODER multimedia expressed how sad he feels about the story of our musicians not getting returns on what they do.
According to him, musicians must get returns more than what the get now from their hard work and that is the major reason for embarking on this journey with MUSIGA to help change the normal routine by organizing workshops which will help them know more when it comes to the music fraternity and also how to get their royalties.
In addition, the acting president Mr. Bessa Simon promises members of organizing more workshops which he is looking forward to inviting GHAMRO for the members so they can address the issue of musicians not getting returns on their works and the general public playing or downloading their songs for free.