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Entertainment of Wednesday, 20 April 2016


Music producers signatures in songs unprofessional – Dr. Ray Beatz

In recent times, many Ghanaian music producers add their signatures to songs they produce for musicians. This act has received divergent opinions from the public including musicians whose works are affected by this act.

Sound engineer, Dr Ray Beatz of Talent House Recording Studio has opined that music producers putting their signatures in songs is unprofessional.

The producer known for working on many Ghanaian hit songs in a chat with said the fact that it has become a normal thing to do in the country does not make it right.

Explaining why Ghanaian music producers add their signatures to songs, the producer known in real life as Nana Yaw Nkrumah disclosed that “for marketing purposes that is why we put our names in the songs for people to know that this song was produced by this person”

He added “the producers are many in the country so if you don’t do that, you will not get customers. It is unlike outside where when you hear the beat, you get to know that this producer produced it”.

Dr. Ray Beatz has been nominated for the Best Producer of The Year at this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards