Award-winning Ghanaian musician Black Sherif’s alleged arrest at Kotoka International Airport has sent shockwaves through the music industry, raising questions about a contractual dispute surrounding a potential cruise ship performance.
How Did it All Start?
It all started when a cruise ship music event expressed keen interest in booking Black Sherif for an exclusive performance. The cruise company and the singer’s agency entered into negotiations, and an initial deposit of $20,000 was made as part of the agreement.
However, the contract lacked a specific provision for promotional videos for a press launch, and tensions began to rise when the cruise organizer demanded these videos. In response, they threatened to cancel the contract if the videos were not provided. Feeling pressured, Black Sherif’s agents decided to refund the initial deposit.
Disagreements over the refund amount intensified as the complainant insisted on being reimbursed $50,000 instead of the initial $20,000. This led to further disputes and threats, eventually prompting the cruise company to file a complaint with the Ghana Police Service, alleging a breach of agreement.
Upon his return from a successful European tour, Black Sherif was stopped at the airport to assist in the investigation regarding the contractual dispute. It’s important to note that the issue seems to revolve around disagreements between the cruise organizers and the singer’s talent agency, rather than any lack of commitment from Black Sherif himself.
Lawyers representing Black Sherif are working diligently to find an amicable resolution to the situation. However, as the matter continues to unfold, calls for comments from Black Sherif’s team have gone unanswered.
The situation has left music enthusiasts and fans concerned about the impact on Black Sherif’s career and the potential implications for his upcoming events. Until further updates shed more light on the matter, the industry awaits the resolution of the contractual dispute with anticipation and hope for an equitable solution.
🚨ICYMI🇬🇭🎶: Black Sherif’s alleged arrest at Kotoka International Airport yesterday; here’s what we know so far:
– A cruise ship music event had expressed interest in booking Black Sherif.
– The cruise company filed a complaint with the Ghana Police Service, alleging a breach… pic.twitter.com/fCT4elYRaN
— Ölele | Deep Throat Sauce👨🏾🍳🇬🇭 (@OleleSalvador) July 20, 2023