No doubt, Shatta Wale has cemented his place in the global music space as the King of African Dancehall and his glory in the African music space can’t be overemphasized.
The multiple award-winning musician, Shatta Wale is currently one of the biggest and most sought after Ghanaian musician across the continent and beyond, and always remains true to his African music roots, performing some of his songs in the dialect of his hometown most atimes.
He has been the backbone carrying the dancehall genre alongside other Ghanaian reggae stars for almost a decade now.
Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artist and dancehall prolific hitmaker Shatta Wale has been on the verge of solidifying the dancehall genre.
Shatta Wale is also one of the African artists with the largest musical catalogue or discography, in the other hand, he has churn out a whole lot of musics and massive hits inclusive.
He was born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr., and popularly known in showbiz circles as Shatta Wale is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall artist.
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He is known by his stage name formerly Bandana, he is also known as the African Dancehall King.
However, his popular single is “Dancehall King“, which led him to win the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the indigenous Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
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Shatta Wale’s energy on stage is a phenomenon and his antics during his performances leaves his audience with memories that stay with them long after the event.
Anytime he mounts the stage, his main aim is to get the audience excited and give them a show worth their monies.
For this reason, he goes the extra mile to ensure his fans are satisfied by doing an extraordinary performance at all times.
Shatta Wale has successfully toured Canada and USA in the year 2014, had a European tour in 2015 and has shared the same stage with celebrated global music icons including Akon, Sizzla, Shaggy, Mavado, Popcaan, Jah Vinci, Tim Westwood and several others
On July 9, 2019, it was revealed that Beyoncé produced and curated an album titled The Lion King: The Gift, which features new songs inspired by the film.
Shatta Wale was globally recognised after the song and to top it all, the visual was a topic around the world, pulling massive engagement and publicity.
Also, tracing the lines of connection between different quadrants of the African diaspora allows to expand on the themes of family and ancestral present in the music video and the activism as of late, it also introduces her fandom to great music in Africa they should know about if they don’t already.
Dissecting the phenomenon surrounding his status in the African music space, it, therefore, goes to solidify his already iconic career into the world’s African biggest artists of all time.