Shatta Wale, Africa Dancehall King

Charles Nii Armah Mensah Junior, popularly known in the music industry as Shatta Wale is a songwriter, actor and the CEO of Shatta Movement. Shatta has won many awards in Ghana and across the globe which includes the best Dancehall artiste of the year in 2015.

Aside from music, Shatta Wale is also a good actor and has been featured in many movie scenes which some of them are ‘The Trial of Shatta Wale’, ‘Shattered Lives ’ and many more.

Shatta Wale

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He became recognised in the music industry with his hit song “Moko Hoo” in the year 2004 which he featured Tiny, at that time he was called Bandana, with that song he was nominated for Ghana Music Awards.

After that, he was nowhere to be found again in the music industry and 2013 he came back with a new name Shatta Wale and since then has been providing Ghanaians with hits after hits.

Why He Changed His Name From Bandana To Shatta Wale

After Shatta Wale came back into the music industry with a new name, a lot of people didn’t understand why he had to change his name from Bandana to Shatta Wale.

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Shatta Wale replied by saying, first of all, he decided to rebrand his name after consulting God, and also he said ‘Shatta’ in Jamaica means ‘Gangster’ and ‘Wale’ stands for ‘World Alerted Lyrical Entertainer’

He Is Loved As Much As He Is Disliked

When it comes to the music industry in Ghana, there is no doubt Shatta Wale is one of the most talked-about in Ghana, he has the highest fans and he also has the highest number of haters.

What makes Shatta Wale is that his fans always stand by him, anytime his haters decide to bash him, his fans do the work for the dancehall king

He Is Very Friendly

There is no musician in this country that cares for his followers more than Shatta Wale, he is free with anybody, you can meet Shatta Wale and just hug him without anybody pushing you back, he smiles to everybody and anytime you get a chance to meet this wonderful being, taking a pic with him is one thing you will get to do easily.

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He Is Also A Producer

Do you think Shatta Wale is only a musician? Then you got it all wrong, aside from composing music Shatta Wale also produce music for people and also the majority of his songs, some of the popular songs that he produced was ‘Wine Your Waist’ that was him featuring Davido and that song was a global hit.

You might have known Shatta Wale to be how you see him (I said this because if you are not his fan you definitely might not like him that much, but if you are his fan then you likes him and like everything about him).

Shatta Wale

But to me (Egya Awiah JosVan), he is one of the greatest, a demi-god, friendly and caring musician in Ghana……#SM4LYF

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