A Pass Warns Ugandan Websites against Illegally Distributing His Music
3 May 2021
[Photo Credit: A Pass Instagram]
Celebrated Ugandan artist A Pass has hit out at Ugandan websites illegally distributing his music, noting that they should pull down all his songs effective today.
In a tweet, the 'Chupa Ku Chupa' hit maker noted that any website that does not pay him for his content should ensure none of his creative works feature on their platform.
"All Ugandan websites that upload Ugandan music and don’t pay money to the artists please remove all my music on your platform when you see this tweet. Remove All My Music," A Pass said.
This is not the first time A Pass is speaking out on illegal distribution of local music. He is one of the few artists that have stood up against music piracy.
On several occasions, A Pass has advocated for the introduction of copyright law, arguing that it is the best policy for protection of intellectual property in the country.
Meanwhile, A Pass has been on the forefront encouraging Ugandan artists to embrace digital streaming platforms as a source of revenue especially during this Covid times.
According to A Pass, even though you may not earn much from streaming platforms, it is better than not earning at all yet fans are downloading and listening to your music.