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Shatta Wale biography: Net Worth, Children And songs


Shatta Wale Biography. Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr is a Ghanaian-born dancehall and music producer commonly known by his showbiz name, Shatta  Wale. He is also the leader, chief executive officer (CEO) and founder of the Shatta Movement (SM) or (SM4LYF).  Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr is known for his hit songs such as dancehall king, my level,borjor, melissa, gringo, reign, among others. He is a big fighter for the course of dancehall genre and ghana music through the use of his powers as a celebrity to propel Ghanaian music. 


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Shatta Wale Biography

Shatta Wale was born on 17 October 1984 to Charles Mensah Snr. and Elsie Evelyn Avemegah. His real name is  Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. He joined Aguafo Secondary School for his senior high education. In senior high, he got the name “Bandana” and release his first album “Moko Ho(Bandana from Ghana)”.

The song moko ho made great airwaves in the Ghanaian music industry in 2004. After the release of his first Album titled Bandana from Ghana, then Bandana went into musical break until he re-branded himself to Shatta Wale and released his hit song Dancehall King in 2013.

Shatta Wale’s rise happened at the 2013 VGMAs, with his musical skill, he composed a song against the organizers of the Ghana Music Awards titled Me Need No Awards because he alleged the organizers robbed him of the Dancehall Artiste of the Year to female Dancehall Artiste Kaakie. The song had very cruel lyrics.

In January 2014, Shatta Wale, joined hundreds of Ghanaians to welcome the Queen’s Baton Relay, which was on a tour of some Commonwealth countries, ahead of the games in August 2014. Grateful for the opportunity given him, he took to social media to thank those who made it happen.

” It happens once in a lifetime. I will like to thank the president of Ghana and the nation for granting me the opportunity to be part of the change in the Queens Baton. God bless my homeland Ghana.#SM4LYF.”

In May 2014, British Newspaper, The Guardian, reported that the five must listen to tracks from around the world includes Shatta Wale’s song Wine Ya Waist featuring Davido from Nigeria. In the same year 2014, his song You Can’t Touch Me was widely used for the Dancers Against Racism Campaign Worldwide.

In the same year 2014 again, the shatta movement king was unveiled as one of the brand ambassadors of Guinness Ghana Breweries along with other musicians like Reggie Rockstone, EL, and Fuse ODG for Made of Black campaign.

Awards And Nominations

Shatta Wale’s hard work in 2014, got him nominated for the maiden GN Bank Awards as the People’s Choice Male Musician of the year. He was also named the 38th Most Influential Ghanaian by E-TV Ghana in 2015 in their annual survey of influential people in Ghana. He is the dancehall Messiah. He resurrected dancehall in Ghana. Shatta Wale Almost Clocked Hundred Songs for 2015.

Video at 4Syte TV Music Video Awards.

African Artiste of the Year at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Artiste of the Year and “Dancehall King” at 2014 Ghana Music Awards.
African Artiste of the Year at 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards and Best Performer of the Year at 2014 BASS Awards
He also won Best Video Dancehall and Dancehall Artiste of the year at BASS Awards
Wale also won Best New Entertainer at International Reggae and World Music Awards 2014 and Jigwe Musician of the Year at 2014 Jigwe Awards and DJ’s Song of the Year at 2014 Ghana DJ Awards.
Shatta Wale have also won about 40 other awards and nominated for about 33 awards. They are just too numerous to name.

Shatta Wale’s kids

Shatta and Michelle have one kid known as Majesty. Shatta Wale has also claimed that he has two more children with different women. Speaking on UTV’s Atuu, Shatta Wale claimed that he has three children with three different women. The other two children have not been in the public domain because he stopped interacting with their mothers.

 Shatta Wale Net worth

The estimated net worth of Shatta Wale is $ 10 million as of 2017. Most of his wealth was earned through music. As the CEO of Shatta Movement and brand ambassador for Ghana Breweries, he earns a lot to sustain his lavish lifestyle.  Wale’s new house is estimated to cost $1 million. The musician bought the mansion at East Legon. He shared pictures of the house including a swimming pool on Facebook. The musician also claims that he has another house within Ghana. This could be a possibility because he can afford it.

 Top 25 Shatta Wale’s songs

The top  25   Shatta Wale’s songs  include:
  1. Melissa
  2. Borjor
  3. my level
  4. gringo
  5. prophesy
  6. Taking Over feat. Joint 77,  Addi Self, Captan Ayoo
  7. Hosanna feat Burna Boy
  8. Umbrella
  9. Low Tempo feat Shatta Michy
  10. Forgetti feat Joint 77, Addi Self, Pope Skinny, Captan & Natty Lee Allo Strongman
  11. Don’t Go There
  12. Bumper
  13. dem confuse
  14. dancehall king
  15. thunder fire
  16. little tip
  17. bullet proof
  18. baby chop kiss
  19. Akweley take
  20. save her heart
  21. one girl
  22. Mahama paper
  23. enter the net
  24. life be time
  25. God is alive


FACEBOOK: Shatta Wale (shatta wale movement)

TWITTER: @shattawalegh  

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.shattamovement.com


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