Young Dancehall songstress Ebony’s death came as a big shock to all Ghanaians on Friday morning. There has been a lot of controversies surrounding her death; from prophesies to the military man who died with her to how the driver was not in the car according to eye-witness. Ebony had been the headline for all major entertainment news in Ghana over the weekend.
A controversial tweet made by Nana Appiah Mensah went viral and placed the young business mogul right in the center of the controversy . In the tweet, the Zylofon Media CEO, Nana Appiah Mensah talked about reaching an agreement with the late Ebony Reigns and Ebony begging him to bail her out by paying off Bullet, her manager.
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Social media was divided over the tweet with some arguing that his tweet was inappropriate and insensitive. Well, in an interview with Sammy Flex on Showbiz Agenda aired on Accra Based Zylofon FM, Nana Appiah Mensah has explained his tweet.
According to the CEO, the tweet was just a tribute expressing how he feels about the death of the singer. He added that the tweet expressed how he knew Ebony before she died and he couldn’t wait for a week before mourning her passing as people are accusing him of bad timing.
Explaining the “Bail Out” comment, Nana Appiah Mensah revealed that, Ebony requested he pays off a clause in her contract which amounted to $100,000 and probably more before she could join a different label.
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Touching on the “Let’s Pay Critical Attention To Our Female Artist” comment in the tweet, Nana Appiah Mensah explained that women are weaker vessels as the bible says so they need special attention more than the men, hence that comment and means no disrespect to Bullet.
He, however, added that Ebony called for the meeting and he met Ebony and the same team she died with (Francisca Yaa Nkansah and Lance Corporal Francis Atsu Vondee) with Bola Ray and one Frederick over a launch meeting.
He explained that it’s a standard meeting with how they sign artist unto their label ie. Zylofon Media meets the artist before having an official contract with the artist’s management and label
In conclusion, Nana Appiah Mensah stated that he is not beyond criticisms as being stated by some people on social media but the verbal insults are needless and unacceptable.