Ghanaians express concern with nudity in music videos

By Mercy Manukure, GNA

Accra, Sept. 15,
GNA – A cross-section of Ghanaians have expressed displeasure about the current
trend of nudity, especially in the media and music videos.

A survey conducted
by the Ghana News Agency in Accra showed that a number of people are disgusted
about the new phenomenon and are calling on the government to act with dispatch
to stop the practice.

“It is not a
good thing and must not be encouraged because it will corrupt the minds of the
children coming up” Auntie May, a trader at the Tema station advised.

She said musicians
especially the women who act nude in music videos are not from good homes and
do not have parental control.

She said she would
not encourage her daughter to go nude or advise his son to marry a nude lady in
music videos.

Julius Satsi, a
journalist, said musicians should stop promoting nudity in their videos.

“Even if the song
is about sex, you don’t have to actually have sex to show the meaning of the
song”, he said.

He noted that
musicians must do good music with good lyrics to avoid profanity.

He also said he
would not encourage any female to act nude in music videos.

However Kofi Ansah,
a university student, and other people think there is nothing wrong with nudity
in music videos.

According to him,
music is an art and one could choose to do or perform it anyhow to suit his
taste.

Mr Ansah expressed
the belief that the nude ladies in the music videos are just acting and doing
their work for a living just like any other person.

He said he would
marry a lady who goes nude in music videos but would advise the lady not to be
fully naked.

GNA

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