UK Based Ghanaian DJ Tiiny Sacked By Capital Xtra For Taking £200 ‘Payola’ (Photos)

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UK-based Ghanaian Disc Jockey DJ Tiiny has been sacked by popular radio station Capital Xtra for allegedly taking money from an artiste to play his song

The ‘pay-for-play’ practice termed as ‘payola’ is when DJs take money or gifts from musicians, their managers or producers in order to play their songs on air.

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DJ Tinny requested for £200 in order to play a song on the top UK radio channel.

According to a source, DJ Tiiny real name Frank Boakye-Yiadom, 24, got his contract with the popular British radio station terminated after he took £200 from an artiste.

It is said that the DJ who only plays on air on Friday night promised to play the song of the artiste for two weeks on his program.

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An email sent as prove sees the DJ telling the artiste that he would first listen to the song then give him feedback later after which he would be expected to pay £200 for his song to be added to his playlist.

If you wish for the track to be premiered on my Friday night show, there would be a charge of £200 for one track.

This would also include keeping the track on my radio playlist for two weeks

He wrote

A report from the radio station indicates that DJ Tiiny has been taking money from artists in other to play their songs ever since he joined them in 2018.

His former employer Capital Xtra has however pulled down his profile on their website.

Below is the photo