Ghanaian hiplife musician and the current president of the Musicians Union of Ghana, Bice Osei Kuffour popularly known as Obour has stated that the music industry will not be affected by the absence of Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy.
According to Obour, these two dancehall artistes are not the only musicians in Ghana and that the indefinite ban placed on them will not affect the Ghana music industry in any way.
“The music industry can do without Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy because they are not the only musicians in Ghana. There have been musicians before these two artistes who achieved more than them.
Shatta Wale was banned for three years from the VGMA but the awards still went on and his ban did not affect the music industry in any way. The fact is, the music industry is bigger than just these two individuals.
We should bow our heads in shame, especially Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy. With all the dignitaries present, these two artistes’ behaviour was very bad and I support the decision to ban them,” he stated.
The ‘Konkontiba’ hitmaker also explained that Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale have a great influence in the music industry but the industry can survive without them.
The Musiga president also called on Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy to conform to the ban and act accordingly.
He was quick to add that the ban although harsh, he believes will go a long way in shaping the career of these two great acts.
This statement comes after Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy were banned indefinitely from participating in the Vodafone Music Awards Scheme after the scuffle they caused at the award show which halted the show for almost 30 minutes.