CEO of Ruff town records believes that law governing the country are hindering the growth of record labels and the creative arts industry.
According to Bullet, some laws are preventing talents and labels from taking up numerous projecting talents and label from taking up numerous projecting to help support the industry.
” Record labels do not make money from just shows where their artiste are billed to perform, the majority of the money comes from endorsement deals”, he wrote in an instagram post.
He siad, because of these” stringent and heart wrenching” laws there might not be a record label operating in Ghana in a year or two.
His comment, follows rumours that the Ghana Gaming Commission may be looking to ban celebrating from advertising for betting companies. It came after Food and Drugs Authority banned celebraties from advertising for alcoholic beverages.
With this FDA had explaind why the ban was not only in adherence to a World Health Organisation policy but was part of effort to protect children and prevent them from being lured into alcoholism.
According to sources, the latest stance by the Gaming Commission has not been comfired and this decision is due to the increase number of celebraties endorsing betting companies.
Already, we have Nadia Buari, Jackie Appiah, Selly Gally, Line in and Many more have all been signed as ambassadors for bet planet, the biggest betting country in Ghana.
Bullet insists, futher restrictions on celebraties will prevent record labels from thriving.
” 1st it was FDA, and now Gaming Commission, I am moving Rufftown to Nigeria if the government doesn’t change these laws”. Bullet wrote on his social media handles.
” You peop are always goofing with your laws. Do you guys have any idea of the devastating effect of covid 19 on the creative arts?.
Story by; Anita
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