Controversial musician and self-acclaimed Dancehall King, Charles Nii
Armah Mensah Jnr. aka Shatta Wale has descended heavily on
Charterhouse, organizers of the Ghana Music Awards and owners of GhOne
In a series of videos released online, Shatta Wale accused the outfit
of being corrupt and foolish.
In his usual no holds barred approach, Shatta Wale addressed the
owners of the outfit and warned them to stop denying musicians from
other regions of Ghana the needed recognition.
"I dey send this to Iyiola Ayoade…You no dey respect huh? You come
Ghana, you wan come do entertain rules, you get sense? Or you fit say
the music awards nobody no say you dey do kululu wey you no dey
nominate Kumasi artistes, you no dey nominate Northern Region
artistes, you no dey nominate Bolgatanga artistes, you no dey nominate
Takoradi artistes, no even Volta Region, not even our common Koforidua
here. You dey come set rules, show the type of music dem for play for
your foolish station GhOne."
Shatta Wale's latest attacks, according to him, is because GhOne TV
has decided not to air his music.
"If some DJ dey play my video for your TV station you say make he
stop, make dem no talk anythong about Shatta Wale. You dey talk
Deborah Vanessa or Vanessa Deborah or something…say make them no
mention my name for your TV station and things. You are in for
He took a dig at some Ghanaian artistes who allow themselves to be
'used' by Charterhouse, even when the outfit doesn't pay them what
"Ghana artistes self wey they fool wey they follow follow you. Wey you
dey give them two thousand, three thousand Ghana cedis…give me seventy
thousand you no dey fit give me, thirty thousand be my class."
The angry Shatta Wale further took a swipe at the Ghanaian employees
of Charterhouse, for what he says is their support of their
This is not the first time Shatta Wale has publicly insulted
Charterhouse. He descended heavily on them after the 2013 edition of
the Ghana Music Awards, where he lost out on the Dancehall Artiste of
the Year award to Kaakie.
He released a series of songs to insult the outfit.
Manager of Shatta Wale, Lawrence Asiamah Hanson, has revealed that
Shatta Wale will not apologize for his latest insulting rants and is
ready to defend his artiste in court if Charterhouse chooses to pursue
legal action against him.
But PRO of Charterhouse, George Quaye, says his outfit has no
intention of taking Shatta Wale to court for his utterances because it
is not the first time the 'Dancehall King' hitmaker is accusing them
with no facts.