Veteran Gospel musician Mechanic Manyeruke has reportedly stopped releasing new music because of piracy. Baba Manyeruke as he is affectionately known by his legion of fans revealed this to The Herald. According to the publication, Manyeruke said he is tired of creating music that does not benefit him. He also said very little is being done to fight piracy in Zimbabwe.
Said the musician:
I have realised that I am working for nothing. Everything we are producing is going to piracy and there is no reason for me to continue working while someone will be waiting to reap the fruits without putting any effort. It is not fair.
It is sad that most of these people are freely doing it without fear, knowing that no one will ever challenge their illegal activities. They are making a living out of the musicians’ sweat and we are saying this must come to an end
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