If you want take photos Henry Ohanga popularly known as Octopizzo at any of his events then you will have to get in touch with his management team first.
This is after a photographer took a shot of him and the photo ended up being used by Octopizzo’s organizers to promote on of his upcoming events.
If you wonder where this is coming from: pic.twitter.com/Ae74UMFjxi
— BOSS (@KelleyBos) May 15, 2018
The rapper has refused to pay the photographer for his work claiming that it is his image and was not consulted adding that there was no agreement between him and the photographer.
He has now come up with ground rules for any photographer who plans to attend his event in future:
One fan questioned if that also applies to blogs that use his photos and this was his response:
Know media that will be invited to the event is not prohibited at all.
Freelance photographers who most of the time gets in with complimentary tickets has to sign a consent.
It’s a standard even commercial media always signs a consent. https://t.co/8OAFV9RYPG
— OCTOPIZZO (@OCTOPIZZO) May 16, 2018
Funny how he does not want his photos to be used for commercial purposes yet he is using the photographers photo commercially.
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