Chicco Twala to artists: ‘Pay back the money because we did not deserve it’

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
Sello 'Chicco' Twala. Picture: Leon Sadiki/City Press
Sello 'Chicco' Twala. Picture: Leon Sadiki/City Press

Legendary music producer Sello “Chicco” Twala has added fuel to the fire again this week, when he challenged all the artists “to pay back the money” they had received from collecting society, the Music Performance Rights Association (Impra), two years ago.

In 2018, Twala was one of the beneficiaries who received a lump sum for the needletime royalties from Impra which is led by Dodo Monamodi.

The figures were never disclosed publicly.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Already a subscriber? Sign in


Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has written a letter suspending party president Cyril Ramaphosa in apparent retaliation after he was served with a letter of suspension on Wednesday.
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
He doesn't have the power
32% - 23 votes
It’s a declaration of war
19% - 14 votes
Nothing but a distraction
49% - 35 votes