The President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour aka Obour has appealed to players in the music industry to join forces with the Union to shape the destiny of the industry.
According to him, being united for a common purpose will inure to the ultimate benefit of the nation as a whole.
Speaking at a press soiree held recently at the BBNZ Live Bar in Accra, Obour commended the media for its support for the Union over the years and called on them to continue supporting its efforts.
The soiree was to engage the media on some of the initiatives the Union is working on this year.
The initiatives include The Play More GH campaign which seeks to advocate for more Ghanaian content on our airwaves; the announcement of minimum industry wage standards for musicians in the country and the release of a list of the top twenty songs that received the most airplay.
The President of the Union, Bice Osei Kuffour recounted some of the accomplishments the Union had chalked last year. He spoke about the commencement of the Certificate in Music Production course with NAFTI as part of the MUSIGA Academy, the roll out of the Music Incubation Programme also known as the Future Project which provides mentorship and coaching for upcoming talents in the music industry.
MUSIGA Director of Standards and C.E.O of Lynx Entertainment, Richie Mensah, also called on players to work with MUSIGA to ensure the development of the industry.
The 1st Vice President of MUSIGA, Bessa Simons expressed his excitement at the developments in the music industry considering the manner in which the youth are releasing music that hinges on highlife.