Veteran Highlife singer Rex Omar says he has forgiven Rapper Obibini and his label Zylofon Music for using lyrics from his song, Dea Ne Me on Obibini’s latest track, Gogo Woho.
In a Facebook post today May 2nd, 2018, the Paapa singer posted ” AFTER READING OBIBINI’S REASONING OF USING A PORTION OF MY SONG IN HIS GO GO WO HO HIT SINGLE, I’VE DECIDED TO FORGIVE HIM AND ZYLOFON MUSIC, AND ADVICE HIM TO ASK AND RECEIVE PERMISSION NEXT TIME B4 USING ANY COPYRIGHT WORK. #INDUSTRYFIRST #HILIFERULES “
Rex Omar, through his lawyers Poku Adusei & Associates of Oyikwan Chambers, last week gave a 10-day ultimatum to Zylofon Media demanding the unspecified compensation.
In the notice, the lawyers state that their client was contacted by Obibini/Zylofon Media for the use of the hook/body of Dea Ne Me in 2017. Rex Omar agreed to enter into negotiations about the terms and conditions but before that could be done, Obibini went ahead to use the hook/body of the song.