Harry Songz Talks About How Much He Charges To Write A Song

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Five-Star artiste — Mr Songz aka Harry Song revealed in an interview how much he charges to compose a song for people and also how much he made from the Mandela tribute hit song.

Read excerpts below: –

“Before now we (songwriters) charged between N100, 000 and N2000, 000 for a song. Today I charge as much as 1million to write a song. Truth is, Nigerian artistes have begun to appreciate songwriters. They pay me my money and appreciate me. I have written a lot of songs but I don’t talk about them because Nigerian artistes don’t like it when the songwriters take credit for composing songs for them.”

On the Nelson Mandela tribute:

“The proceeds from the caller-back tune is actually worth more than N50m. Truth is, I was paid a lot of money;  you know –  when they say money that can change someone’s life. That’s the value of what I received .

“I can’t reveal the exact amount because we work as a team. So, all the money realised is shared among us. You just want to forget all the years of suffering. It’s not a mere hype because the money is there. The song is everywhere. You go to South-Africa , the girls are crazy about it.”

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