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Edem, Coded, others deny taking money for Ebony Tribute Concert

Some artistes whose names appeared in a list purported to be people who were paid for Ebony’s tribute concert, have spoken.

According to them, they were not paid for performing at the concert which preceded the funeral of the late dancehall artiste Ebony held on 24th March, 2018.

So far, artistes who have dismissed the allegation are rapper Edem, music duo Keche, hiplife artiste Coded, comedian DKB and ‘Jennifer Lomotey’ hit maker Kurl Songx.

Edem before responding to the allegation in a video, has shared a screenshot of a chat he supposedly had with Bullet, on social media.

On the part of Keche, they replied a post made by broadcaster Nana Aba Anamoah on Instagram.

A document released by the father, Mr. Opoku Kwarteng shows names of artistes written in ink and the amount they were allegedly paid for performing at Ebony’s tribute concert:

Edem – 3,000 Cedis

Keche – 3,000

Captain Planet – 2,000

Coded – 1000

R2bees – 3,000

Ras Kuku – 1000

Raquel – 1000

Kurl Songs – 1000

Episode – 700


DKB – 1000

Ogee (Ebony’s hypeman) – 500


DJ Chiwawa – 500

It also states that GHc 4,000 was given to the media as ‘soli.’

Information also has it that R2bees whose name were mentioned in the list were at the nominees’ jam of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in Cape Coast on the same day, around the same time.

Bullet is yet to make an official response to the list which has been attributed to him by Ebony’s father.

Mr. Kwarteng and Bullet for the past few days have been locked in duel over proceeds from the tribute concert which was purposed for Ebony Foundation

The release of the supposed list of artiste who were paid at the concert was precipitated by Bullet’s response to a recent claim by Ebony’s father that he was given a paltry share of the profit made from the concert.
According to Bullet, there were reps of Ebony’s family at the gate and knew how much they made from the concert.

He also listed all the monies he has paid to Mr. Kwarteng as proceeds from other engagements and revenue from Ebony’s works.

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