African Dancehall King, Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale is undoubtedly the pivot of Ghana Music Industry at the moment. Unarguably Shatta Wale needs to be honored with a National Statue for what i describe as him being a ‘Generational Thinker’.
First and foremost putting the fanbase mentality aside, since Shatta Wale bounced back into the Ghanaian music scene somewhere around 2013 to 2014 he has brought nothing but good transformation in the music industry which Ghanaontheglobe.com can confirm. Putting his controversial nature aside and focusing on the pure music business Shatta has enlightened almost every Ghanaian musician about how to take the music as a serious business and make money out of it.
Before Shatta Wale popped up in the Ghanaian music industry in 2014 after going on a long hibernation in 2004 the music industry relatively was not vibrant business wise. Before 2014 many Ghanaian artiste were paid less for shows. After he revamped into the music industry he started charging huge sums of money for shows. Ghanaontheglobe.com fanatics will notice that Shatta charges the highest amount for shows in Ghana which a lot of event organizers have confirmed. Shatta Wale on one television station in the capital indicated that he charges as much as 300,000 cedis per show.
Billboard recently endorsed Shatta as the most streamed Ghanaian local artiste on YouTube in Ghana,2019. Shatta Wale was featured on Beyonce’s ‘Lion King Album’ on a track titled ‘Already’ which has gotten massive stream across the world. He has a song featuring worldwide Dancehall superstar, Vybz Kartel. Shatta Wale has a large fanbase known as Shatta Movement who are very loyal to him.
All this successes choked by Shatta Wale since his second coming in 2014 makes him a genius and he must be honored with a National statue.
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