Pulse.com.gh logo

Right or wrong? UTV bans music video which talks against fake pastors

Ghanaian musician, Derrick Frimpong Manso aka Phrimpong has disclosed that his latest music video for “Religion" has been banned on UTV.

  • Published:
Phrimpong play


A lot of music videos do not get aired on TV stations because it violates the policies of the station. Music videos with adult content, abusive words despite its quality and concept are banned from being shown on TV.

Ghanaian musician, Derrick Frimpong Manso, known in showbiz as Phrimpong, has disclosed that UTV has told him that his latest music video for the song “Religion” cannot be aired on the channel.

The sorrowful musician said GH One and Fiesta TV accepted to play the music video but the Despite-owned TV station in Accra said the content of the song is not good for their channel.

“The TV station said the video talks against pastors so authorities will question them if they air it on the station.”

Phrimpong continued that a lady known as Diana said Despite will call to question them when the video is aired on the TV station. Phrimpong who does not look happy with Diana’s reason said the video talks about just fake pastors and has no vulgar words.

“In the video, I was not insulting all pastors and I didn’t even insult any pastor but I just said fake pastors. I don’t know why people are trying to hold me back just like that because we hear this thing everyday.”

According to Phrimpong, he was at the UTV premises on Friday to see one Daniel to again talk about airing the music video but he met the same Diana who told him that Daniel will still come back to him so he should not worry himself.

When we contacted Diana, she denied ever telling Phrimpong that Despite will call to question them when the video is aired on the TV station.

She confirmed that she saw Phrimpong at UTV on Friday and added that ”I told him the video will still go to the authorities I talked to even when you see Daniel so just take what I told you”.

When asked the exact reason she gave Phrimpong, Diana told us to ask the musician her precise words. She then promised to call back later.

Few minutes after her promise, Diana called to say “I don’t have anything to say about this story so you can go ahead and do the story if you want to do it”

Below is the video of Phrimpong’s “Religion”

Credit: 233prime.com

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Songs of the month 10 hottest Ghanaian songs of March 2018bullet
2 Fun facts 5 things you didn’t know about Supa (Ghana 2Pac)bullet
3 Songs of the month Top 10 Ghanaian songs of April 2018bullet
4 The hit list! 5 best Kuami Eugene songsbullet
5 The Reign! 10 best Ebony Reigns songs of all timebullet
6 Did you see? 7 hidden messages in Shatta Wale’s “The Reign”...bullet
7 I regret not collaborating with Ebony – Wendy Shay revealsbullet
8 Ghana 2Pac Supa talks growing up, music, favourite...bullet
9 Music Video Wendy Shay drops third single 'Astalavist'...bullet
10 Photo Morgan Heritage in Ghana to shoot new video with...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Akwaboah - Hold Me Down ft. Efya & TxTbullet
2 Music Video Bisa Kdei - Fakyebullet
3 Video KiDi - Thunderbullet
4 Video Wendy Shay drops new song titled 'Astalavist' (Official Video)bullet
5 Video S3fa - Odo Yewubullet
6 Video Obibini - Ahye Me feat. KiDibullet
7 Video Diana Hamilton - Mo Ne Yo (Well Done)bullet
8 Music Video Victor AD - Wetin We Gainbullet
9 Music Video Kiyo Dee - Juicebullet
10 AUDIO Keeny Ice - Ebe God feat. Victor ADbullet