Often times in the creative industry, it is commonplace to find creatives drawing inspiration for their artistic endeavors from the works of others. It appears a Ghanaian musical act strongly has reservations for this as he recently called out video directors in his country.
Talented act Shatta Wale, took to popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, with a post in which he strongly berated video directors in the Ghana music industry.
The music act frowned at how many of them had resorted to copying the creative efforts of their Nigerian counterparts. Wale charged them to get more creative, and explore the rich story abound in their country, when rendering visual interpretations to songs.
Concluding his post, he added that Ghanaians were too lazy in creating.
Sharing the post, he said: "Ghana music video directors should stop copying naija videos and be creative cuz Nigerians are far gone, so let’s try and portray our culture small. ...it’s about being creative. ...we are too lazy in creating ...Let’s be serious aaahhh ba !!!"
See his tweet below:
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A particular user, while commenting on the tweet, insulted the music act, but he clearly was not having any of it. See the exchange below:
In the same vein, another user reacted to his tweet by noting that creativity was not the problem for many of the video directors, but instead, lack of adequate funding is.
See tweets below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously gathered the report of Nigerian singer Bad Boy JP, who had taken to social media to call out Wizkid and Teni, after the former played a song in his Insta video session. According to Jp, the song that Wizkid had played and was about to release, belonged to him.
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