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Kwaito Legend Protests Against South African Music Rights Organisation for Unpaid Royalties

South African Kwaito musician, Eugene Mthethwa, has reached a resolution after protesting against the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). The Trompies member alleges that SAMRO has not paid royalties to him for more than thirty years.

Eugene Mthethwa, of the famous kwaito group, Trompies, has gone on a protest against the South African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). Mthethwa's protest reportedly began this past Thursday when he locked himself inside the offices of SAMRO and demanded to be paid royalties dating back to 1988. The music veteran reportedly vowed not to leave the offices in Braamfontein until his paperwork was filed. A video of the seemingly distressed musician circulated on social media shortly afterwards.

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