Popular music producer Appietus does not think rapper Sarkodie disrespected Zapp Mallet when he paired him with some producers.
The producer noted that there is absolutely nothing wrong with comparing music producers irrespective of how long they have been in the music industry.
On Thursday, revered sound engineer Zapp Mallet took a swipe at Sarkodie for pairing him with producers he deemed as not his co-equal.
Renowned producers Appietus and Jay Q took to social media in a live session on Wednesday to celebrate their works from the past.
Dubbed #BehindTheHitz, the trend has triggered a social media buzz which has seen rapper Sarkodie invite Zapp Mallet, Jay Q, Appietus, Kaywa, Hammer, and MoG to join the challenge.
The veteran producer, known for the production of several hit songs including Daasebre Gyamenah’s ‘Kokooko’, Akyeame’s ‘Mesan Aba’ and Kofi B’s ‘Mmobrowa’, said is it disrespectful of Sarkodie to pair him with these producers.
“There is something called respect which is lacking in Ghana today. For instance, you don’t compare somebody who was churning out hits before you made Kindergarten with your mate who just started a couple of years back. Show some respect, You will also get there,” a very unhappy Zapp Mallet, Emmanuel Mallet, tweeted.
But Appietus, born Appiah Dankwah, thinks otherwise.
He said in a tweet, “@sarkodie has not disrespected anybody, as music producers n sound engineers our works re always compared by the public n award schemes! If u’ve ever won an award it means u were compared to someone and u won, if u don’t like been compared then return all ur awards #BehindDaHitz”