AKA Chose The Best Artwork – Manager
AKA may have been on the news for too long but it seems someone else might have just taken it away for a split second. Yeah. Remember AKA disclosed that the winner of the Touch my Blood Album Art Cover Challenge would have his artwork used for The Album Cover. But that wasn’t the case after the winner was announced and a lot of fans have come out to say that they, the fans were played and in a quick response, his manager Tshiamo Letswene has defended the process they followed saying AKA Chose The Best Artwork Here’s what he said in full below.
Tshiamo Letswene told Times Live, “We didn’t play the people. He simply went with the artwork he thought was best. We understand that people were disappointed, but we have opened up doors for designers. We are meeting with some of the best designers to offer them internships.
“He (AKA) was super impressed with their work and he wants them to help him push his brand forward with their talents. That is not “playing the people”, it is paying it forward,”.
The Designer who got the back cover of the album shot was rewarded with an internship which runs for a year with full working benefits courtesy of AKA and Beam Group.