Piracy is the illegal copying and selling of DVDs and CDs. The term ‘piracy’ is generally used to describe the deliberate infringement of copyright on a commercial scale.
In relation to the music industry, it refers to unauthorized copying and, in this context, falls into 3 categories:
In Ghana, piracy can be said to be more dominant in the Ghana Music industry as the most artists in the past has publicly come out to express their worry on this global trend.
It is also considered as one of the major factors that are gradually killing the music industry in Ghana.
Story by leslie Yebuah