Shatta Wale, whose real name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., is a Ghanaian dancehall artist and producer born on October 17, 1984, in Accra, Ghana.
Shatta Wale started his music career in 2004 with his debut album, “Bandana from Ghana,” which included his hit song “Moko Hoo.” He gained popularity in 2013 after he rebranded as Shatta Wale and released the single “Dancehall King,” which became a massive hit in Ghana and other African countries. He has since released several hit songs, including “Taking Over,” “My Level,” and “Gringo.”
Apart from music, Wale has also acted in some Ghanaian movies and TV series, including “Never Say Never,” “Shattered Lives,” and “By the Fireside.” He has also won several awards, including the Artiste of the Year at the 2014 and 2015 Ghana Music Awards.
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Shatta is known for his controversial personality and outspoken nature, which has often led to clashes with other Ghanaian artists and industry players.
However, he has also used his platform to advocate for social issues and has been involved in philanthropic efforts, including supporting health and education initiatives in Ghana.
In 2017, Shatta Wale signed a record deal with Zylofon Music, one of Ghana’s leading music labels, and has continued to release hit songs and collaborate with other African and international artists.
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