Blame Charter House not Chris Brown for wee incident – Gospel musician

240x_mg_kofr37uih0_541596467_955298Gospel musician, Bernard Amankwah has slammed event organisers Charter House for aiding American music star Chris Brown to publicly smoke on stage stating they should be blamed for the incident.

He was commenting on allegations that Chris Brown smoked “wee” on stage during his performance at the Hope City concert at the Accra Sports Stadium on March 5.

The act has received a lot of flak from civil society organizations and the general public. Notable voices that have condemned the act include Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Rashid Pelpuo and Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle.

Organizers of the concert, Charter House, categorically denied media reports that American music star smoked wee during his performance at the event.

According to the events outfit, Chris Brown smoked a cigar, not marijuana.

But Bernard Amankwah speaking in an interview with rejected the explanation, insisting that the “organizers should take the blame” because smoking on stage could be Chris Brown’s style and he, the artiste does not see anything wrong with it.

“If we bring people on our stage, we should do a background check. When the person goes to stage what does the person do so that we could coach the person and let him know that in this context you cannot do this thing here. If they couldn’t do that,” then they have failed, the Presence singer noted.

In his opinion, Charter House should have coached Chris Brown and let him know that this is Ghana “if out there it is permitted, here it is not permitted.”

Bernard Amankwah said Charter House’s arguments that he smoke a cigar and not wee were only a post-facto rationalisation. What Chris Brown did “is bad, let’s not try and paint a nice picture out of it.”

He called on the organizers to offer an unqualified apology to Ghanaians for the incident.

Bernard currently has two albums, Almighty and Presence (French) on the market and he is expected to release a new one Stolen Water Sweet which is purely a reggae album in August 2013.

The Almighty album he said is his best project yet because it is a well researched project and “is purpose driven. Every song has a target it is hitting and it is a holistic approach to salvation” and human lif