Shatta Wale

Bio

Shatta Wale, real name, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. started out in music shortly after his high school education, performing under the stage name Bandana. He is regarded as one of Ghana's premier dancehall artistes and promoted by his team as the "King of African Dancehall."

After graduating from Winneba Secondary School, Shatta Wale took to music, acquiring street credibility in the Ghanaian dancehall scene. Then known as Bandana, he courted attention upon the release of the hit single, “Moko Hoo” which featured fellow Ghanaian musician Tinny.

The song earned him a Ghana Music Awards nomination. ‘No Problem’ and ‘Obaa Yaa’ followed. Both became popular songs. He then left the music scene for a while, and returned with a new name, Shatta Wale. The songs 'Dancehall King' and 'Enter The Net' ensured that he returned to prominence.

He has since become one of his country's most important stars, as famous for hit songs as he is for controversy. He was banned from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2016 after recording videos attacking the reputation of the organisers.

Shatta Wale has won a number of awards, including Best African Artiste at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards and artiste of the year award at the 2014 Ghana Music awards. According to his website, Shatta Wale has "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.

"He has collaborated musically with some of the finest African acts including Davido and Patoranking (both of Nigeria) and recently with award winning Afrobeat musician, Fuse ODG."

In 2016, his song 'Chop Kiss' won Best African Song at the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). In the same year, he joined the campaign for non-violent elections in Ghana.

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Hear We Out
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Long Time (Etse)
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True Believer
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Onipa Biaa Y3 Bad (Everybody Is Bad) [feat. Joint 77]
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Fool Is The Last To Know
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Oh Ghana
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Economy
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Champion
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My Majaurine
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Obordorbidi
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Intro
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Scam Dem
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Nobody Go Talk
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Maxwell Adam Mahama (Justice for Mahama)
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F.U.C.K.I.N.G
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Magical Year
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Pray for Me
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Zinabu
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Talking Days Done (Nuff Manni Riddim)
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No Faking
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My Level
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Growing
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My Frenz in'
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You Can't Touch Mi
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Tomorrow Tomorrow
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Romantic
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No Mercy for the Cripple
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Mahama Pepper
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Mama Stories
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Too All Ma Frenemies
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Warning
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Lips Service
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Grow Bad
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Just Make da Money
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Aye
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Hosanna
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Reality
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BulletProof
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Dukui
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Don't Try
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Kakai
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419
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It's My Life
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Ayoo
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Shito
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See da Fool
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Chocolate Love
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Forgetti
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Skin Pain
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Bie Gya (Open Fire)
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Tell Me a Lie
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Everybody Like My Ting
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Ginger
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The Way I Move
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London Girls
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Starbwoy
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Chairman
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Testimony
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Hol' it
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Amount
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Low Tempo
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Umbrella
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Dem Confuse
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Allo
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Taking Over
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Baby Chop Kiss
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Life in Nima
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Thunder Fire
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Chocolate Love
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Haters
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Gringo
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M3gya Agbagba (I Try)
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Fool Is the Last to Know
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Baby (Chop Kiss)
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Pray for Me
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The Way I Move
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Mood
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Bullet Proof (Remix)
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Freedom
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Dem Confuse
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Mayatra
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Dancehall King
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Kakai
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Disaster
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My Queen (feat. Aidonia)
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Bag a Money
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Dance Baby
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Kpuu Kpaa
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Ice Cream Shop
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Inna Dancehall
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Comfortable Lead
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Ina Dancehall
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Videos

Willis Beatz in SM Studio
Willis Beatz & Shatta Wale making of 'See Da Fool'
Addi Self - Today Too (Official Video)
Natty Lee - Roman Father ft. Shatta Wale (Audio Slide)
CAPTAN - Don't Complain (Official Video)
Shatta Wale – Pray (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale & SM Militants perform 'Forgetti' at Abetifi
Shatta Wale On Vibes In 5 With Arnold
Shatta Michy - Cheating (Official Video)
Shatta Wale - Zylofon (Audio Slide)
Duke D2 - Something ft. Ahkan (Ruff N Smooth)
Shatta Wale's journey to Zylofon Music
Shatta Wale - Untamed Energy Concert 2017
Shatta Wale receives brand new car as gift from Ike Abani
Shatta Wale celebrates Kofi Boat's birthday
Shatta Wale sends warning
Shatta Wale gifts manager brand new BMW car
Shatta Wale gives out mobile credits
Shatta Wale unveils Fake pastors anthem dance
Shatta Wale & Macassio recording Session
Shatta Wale - Fun in the SM studio
Shatta Wale - The Return Concert In Swedru
Shatta Wale hangs out with street kids & market women
Top Nigerian video director Sesan visits Shatta Wale's SM Studio
Shatta Wale & Hajia 4 Real Bullet Proof music video (Behind The Scenes)
Shatta Wale & Shatta Michy - Performance @ Becca's 10 Years Unveiling Concert 2017
Shatta Wale - Performance with Macassio in Tamale Sports Stadium
Shatta Wale records KiDi, Kuami Eugene & DJ Vyrusky
Shatta Wale host Sarkodie's Rapperholic 2017
Shatta Wale - Nobody Go Talk (Behind The Scenes)
Shatta Wale, Shatta Michy & his SM crew party inside Paparrazi Night Club
Pablo Vicky-D featuring Shatta Wale 'Fa Ma Me' music video (Behind The Scenes)
Shatta Wale - Bullet Proof (Official Video)
Shatta Wale - Performance at People's Celebrity Awards 2017 1
Shatta Wale & The Millitants - Interview at Kasapa FM
Shatta Wale storms Accra city
Shatta Wale & Majesty - Father and Son moment @ the SM studio
Shatta Wale – Ego Taya Dem (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale – True Believer ft. Addi Self & Natty Lee (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale pays Hon. Laud Commey a visit
Shatta Wale's mum fires fake pastors & prophets
Shatta Wale – Storm (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale addresses Police arrest issue
Shatta Wale - Shito (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale's Zylofon ship house
Shatta Wale visits Zylofon FM
Eazzy & Shatta Wale 'Power' music video (Behind The Scenes)
Shatta Wale 'Betweener' dance challenge
Militantz - Matter ft. Shatta Wale (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - No Mercy For The Cripple [Stonebwoy Diss] (Audio Slide)
Storm Energy Drink (TV Commercial)
Addi Self - Diana (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Performer (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - 419 (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Economy (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Money Matters ft. Dammy Krane (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Dukui (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Gringo (Behind The Scenes)
Shatta Wale - All Eyes On Me (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Gringo (Teaser)
Shatta Wale - Gringo (Official Video)
Shatta Wale - Gringo (Audio Slide)
Addi Self - Born Bard (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale visits Brtiish High Commissioner Iain Walker
Kejetia Vs Makola - The Trial of Shatta Wale (Trailer)
Kejetia Vs Makola - The Trial of Shatta Wale (Behind the scenes)
Shatta Wale - Mama Stories [Mother's Day's] (Audio Slide)
Kejetia Vrs Makola visit SM mansion & SM Studio + Behind the scenes of the Trail of Shatta Wale
Shatta Wale - Life In Nima (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Thunder Fire ft. SM Militants (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Chocolate Love (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Cash Life (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale presented with Storm Energy Drink 'Marketing Campaign of the Year' award
Behind the scenes video shoot with Sesan in South Africa
Shatta Wale - Man Like Me [Holocaust Riddim] (Audio Slide)
Behind the scenes of Thunder Fire by Shatta Wale ft. SM Militants
Shatta Wale parties with Greater Accra Regional Police Unit
Captan - By The Lead (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Amount (Official Video)
Natty Lee - Sexy Police (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Testimony (Audio Slide)
Deestar [Duke D2] - God Of Favor (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Receives car from Peoples Celebrity Award
Shatta Wale - Vist to Manhyia Palace (Kumasi)
Shatta Wale & Wizkid - Performance @ Ghana Meets Naija concert 2018
Shatta Wale - Performance @ Zylofon Cash Activation Concert (Aflao)
Reign album announcement (Trailer)
Shatta Wale - Ginger (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale on Joy FM Showbiz A-Z || Media Tour for Reign album
Shatta Wale - Freestyle Parade (Viral Video)
Shatta Wale - Aye (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale - Tomorrow Tomorrow (Audio Slide)
Shatta Wale on Citi FM || Media Tour for Reign album
Shatta Wale rocks Zylofon / Menzgold Invasion concert
Shatta Wale discusses partnership with Italian Embassy, Ghana
Shatta Wale visits Amanfrom
Shatta Wale - Performance @ Vac With DJ Vyrusky
Shatta Wale - My Level (Audio Slide)
The Reign album (Trailer)
Shatta Michy - Spend Di Money (Audio Slide)
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Profile added by Ed Keazor on 19 Dec 2014
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