Record’s Wendy Shay has taken to her social media platforms to address the issue of song theft within the Ghanaian music industry, calling out fellow musicians who engage in such acts.
The talented artist revealed that she has personally experienced the “betrayal” of having her melodies stolen by colleagues on two separate occasions.
Expressing her frustration in a post on Saturday, June 3, Wendy Shay stated, “You send a song to a GH artiste for a feature. Next thing you know, your melodies are in their new song! This is the second time it’s happened to me… thieves! Ghanaian artists, wake up!”
Rapper Edem supported Wendy Shay’s claim, validating her statement with a comment that read, “I know the artiste.”
Since her debut with “Uber Driver” in 2018, Wendy Shay has made a significant impact on the music scene, captivating music enthusiasts with her popular tracks like “Bedroom Commando,” “Astalavista,” “The Boy is Mine,” “Cut It,” and “Survivor.”
By sharing her personal experience, Wendy Shay’s revelation serves as a wake-up call to the Ghanaian music industry. It sheds light on the concerning issue of song theft and emphasizes the importance of awareness, integrity, and respect among artists. It is a reminder that originality and creativity should be celebrated and protected, fostering a healthier and more respectful music community.