Entertainment of Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Following the publication indicating that Gospel 360, a gospel entertainment show on Accra Fm has threatened never to promote or play songs from any artiste signed on media Excel production, the CEO of Media Excel, Kwesi Ernest has told razzonline.com that he is unperturbed about Gospel 360’s threat.
It would be recalled that Kwesi Ernest on Sunday, January 22nd,2017, together with his gospel artiste , Abena Ruth, visited Class Media Group-owned station to promote their album launch slated for January 29 at the National Theatre.
During the interview, Kwesi Ernest who was not enthused with how the producers were running the show because they decided to interview a Nigerian musician walked his artiste out of the studio.
According to Papa Richie of Gospel 360, the Media Excel boss disrespected the show, host, and the listeners and must apologise, else they will never promote any artiste from Media Excel Production.
When asked in a telephone conversation with razzonline.com, with regards to whether he will apologise to Gospel 360 for claiming that his act was cloying, Kwesi Ernest revealed passionately that he will never apologise hence they can even blackmail him at CNN:
“This is very uncalled for.Why will I apologise?Why is it because Abena Ruth is a gospel musician so they can treat her anyhow?No!, its high time gospel musician are treated well.I frankly believe there is a cartel formed just to derail gospel musicians which I wouldn’t allow.
“They can choose not to feature any of my artistes; after all, they are running a gospel talk show and wouldn’t run it without artistes so let see who loses.So they can even blackmail me and my artistes at CNN”, Kwesi Ernest passionately quipped to razzonline.com.
Aside Abena Ruth, artistes on Media Excel’s production include, SP Kofi Sarpong, Joyce Blessing, manyLouis, Bernice Offei, many more.