Kenya Copyright Board issues warning about the Firirida song

Through a statement by KECOBO has warned and cautioned Kenyans or any organization or institution against doing the challenge with getting authorization from the authors of the song.

“Make sure you are not caught on the wrong side of the law with the current firirida craze, get authority from the author if you want to make a derivative work of it. Jerusalema craze now haunts many don’t blindly fall for every craze, it may lead you to having trouble with the law .the law stipulates that the owner of the copy right has the exclusive right to control the distribution, reproduction and any other works .read the statement.

This comes days after Warner recording company that signed Master KG asked for license fees from the German government after some of their officers took part in the challenge.

“we love the fact that fans are getting behind Jerusalema but if the organization in Germany use the song to promote themselves we think they should secure a dubbing license .it is important that artists and musicians get paid for their music when it is used by third parties to enhance their reputation a spokesperson from the company, “said in an interview with France 24