Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) is a royalties collection agency within Ghana, that represents the rights of music copyright holders. It was created under section 49 of the Copyright Law, Act 690 of 2005. The agency collects royalties for all rights owners in Ghana. Before 2005, that function had been operated by the Copyright Society of Ghana.The organization has faced regular criticism about its transparency and engagement of stakeholders. As of 2018, the organization was led by Rex Omar. Abraham Adjatey, commonly known as ‘Agya Abraham’ is currently the CEO of the organization.Stonebwoy has made a post sighted by www.ghanatracks.com saying GHAMRO keeps repeating same old excuses and Ghana is tired of them.
The comment he made followed a Music Summit organized by Vodafone Ghana Music Awards(VGMA).Stonebwoy made it obvious that GHAMRO has failed musicians in the country and do not exhibit their duties as expected and thus Ghana is tired of them.Stonebwoy wrote,”following the National Music Summit yesterday @Ghamro_official keeps repeating the same excuses…We are tired! Uncle Rex and Uncle Abraham.Our back is against the wall o…And As For The State of #Musigha dier SAD”.
Story by:James Okyere