Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, known by his stage name Shatta Wale (formerly Bandana), is a Ghanaian born Reggae Dancehall musician. He is best known for “Dancehall King”. He won Artiste of the Year at the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards. Shatta Wale’s musical talent was recognized from Junior High School in Ghana from Datus Preparatory School in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. He later joined Winneba Secondary School where he continued with his tremendous love for music mimicking the style of CJ lewis and other stars like Shabba Ranks and Shaggy. He co joined another singer and artist Duke Thompson as they became an entertaining group, Duke now with the Group D2, but by then using the stage name “Tobacco” and Shatta wale then using the name “Doggy”.
Shatta Wale’s sudden rise to the occasion happen in 2013 VGMA awards when he threw lyrical insults to VGMA because he proclaimed they robbed him of the Dancehall artist of the year to a female Dancehall artist “Kaakie”. Even though the song had vulgar lyrics, it was so anticipated by the media which created his musical breakthrough. He later released more songs from his Facebook page for fans to download. His greatest song hit in 2013, Dancehall king took the airwaves by surprise. Shatta wale’s musical revenue is mostly generated through hosting of shows which attracts most 1000’s of Ghanaian youths.
List Of Songs Released
Today And Tomorrow
We Rose Him We Froze Him
You Can’t Touch Me