A few weeks ago, reggae/ dancehall artiste Stonebwoy and Zylofon Music were reported to have certain issues where it was rumoured that the former wanted to leave the record label.
On Thursday morning, the PRO of Zylofon Music, Mr. Arnold Asamoah-Baidoo in an interview with Sammy Forson on Hitz FM made some things clear concerning Stonebwoy’s most recent radio interview when he said his management should be contacted for deals. Mr Asamoah-Baidoo made mention that Stonebwoy is still signed under Zylofon Music thus, all who need the services of the artiste must contact the record label.
Stonebwoy is still a Zylofon recording artiste and there is no dispute about it. I remember on March 13, there was a relase by or for the label outlining all the celebrities under the brand and Stonebwoy’s name was in there. On March 23rd, there was another release which actually specified that if there is any organisation/firm that would want to engage Stonebwoy as an artiste, the person must seek the approval of Zylofon Music and that still stands. As far as we are concerned as a label, Stonebwoy is still signed to us.
I would be lying if I do state that there is no issue between Stonebwoy and the record label. Over the period, the legal team of Zylofon Music and Stonebwoy’s team have been meeting to resolve the seeming issue that exists betwen the two entities so we were actually surprised that he went ahead to make those statements to the effect that his management should be contacted for bookings.” Arnold said.
Asked whether the BET award-winning act’s recent behaviour counts down to the fact that he is not given the attention other artistes signed under the record label enjoy, he said, “I’m not sure that is the problem because he would have said that in any of the several meetings we have had.”
The host of the show, Sammy Forson, also quizzed if Stonebwoy’s comment is not a breach of contract, Arnold answered by saying, “we have given this to our legal team which is led by Kwame Boafo Akuffo and with time we are going to issue a statement in regard to the latest declaration by Stonebwoy because we believe as a label, it is important we respect contract and responsibilities both parties have in the contract so you guys will hear from our legal team.”
We hope things are settled amicably between these two parties soon.