Kidi uncovered in an interview with Berla Mundi on the entertainment segment of the “New Day morning” show that he also samples songs. The Afrobeat artist said that the issue of sampling songs goes past just taking the first tune and making it suit your own rhythm.
Kidi expressed worry that in the Ghanaian music industry, artists are untalented when they sample songs. He added that several musicians like Beyoncé and Micheal Jackson all over the world have been sampling songs.
“A lot of musicians sample songs. Beyoncé and Michael Jackson also sample songs. Look at Kanye West, his album was sampled. It’s an integral part of any music.”
The singer also revealed that his newest single, Touch It, is a sampled song from Musical Youths Pass the dutchie.
“Touch It is a sampled song on the musical youth album, and that is the beauty of music“, he stated
Award-winning singer said his sampled songs are void of any copyright issues and done within legal terms making his career safe.
“My touch It song and others on the golden boy album are within the legal consent by management. So I have no issues.”, Kidi added.