Even Without A Contract, I Still Own The Rights To Sista Afia’s Song “Asouden” — Ayesem

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In his most recent interview, Ayesem, a Ghanaian musician and songwriter, clarified the squabble between her and renowned Ghanaian female artist Sista Afia.

In an interview with Nana Quasi-Wusu of YFM (Takoradi), Stephen Siaw, also known as Ayesem in the music industry, claims that despite the lack of paperwork and a contract, he still owns the rights to Sista Afia’s new song “Asouden.” 

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The multiple award-winning female artiste Francisca Gawugah, better known by her stage name Sista Afia, Acknowledged Kuami Eugene and herself on all of her digital shops and interviews as songwriters of ‘Asouden’ song,. Ayesem became a social media sensation. 

Sista Afia was asked who was the ghostwriter behind her new banger ‘Asouden’ during an interview with United Showbiz on UTV, and she credited Kuami Eugene. 

Stephen Siaw, who was dissatisfied after his work was credited to someone else, took to social media to vent his frustrations, which went viral. 

According to him, regardless of whether or not a contract exists, every songwriter automatically owns the rights to his or her compositions.

He believes that Sista Afia is shy to recognise him. He went on to say that he personally called Sista Afia after her interview to confront her about why she didn’t recognize him, and she pleaded that she had forgotten. 

Ayesem has a new amapiano song called ‘Julie,’ which is about a young lady who didn’t listen to advise and followed her friends, resulting in the birth of a fatherless kid.

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