I don't brag about my wealth; I want people to be motivated by it- Shatta Wale

I don't brag about my wealth; I want people to be motivated by it- Shatta Wale

Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly by his stage Shatta Wale has counted his successes in the music industry over the last few years, and it looks like he is not slowing down.

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The dancehall guru’s influence with his large fan base makes him one of Ghana’s highly favored celebrities, a feat even more impressive now with a nod of approval from President Akufo-Addo.

I show off my wealth to inspire others but not to brag

Shatta Wale

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In an interview on Kasapa FM on Friday, Shatta Wale explained that his vibrant display of his good life, is not to brag about his accomplishments but to rather motivate people.

He said when he re-emerged in 2013 as a dancehall artiste, he faced skepticism and downright mockery of his passion, but he pushed on and that has led him to become the noted musician he is today.

I started driving my father's Pajero and E Class Benz at the age of 14 but I never boasted because of my father’s wealth so why now. What I’ve learnt in life is that if as human I allow pride to take centre stage in my life, I believe in no time, God will relegate me,” he said.

He added that showing off his good life is not to ridicule anyone, but to encourage them to chase after their dreams, so they can also become ‘superstars’ like him.

Meanwhile, the Shatta Movement overload said since the National Democratic Congress lost the 2016 elections, he has been unable to get in touch with Former President Mahama.

I show off my wealth to inspire others but not to brag

It would be recalled, that the dancehall artiste’s popular ‘Mahama Paper’ song, was one of the campaign songs used by the NDC during the 2016 election.

Shatta Wale said he has tried contacting some members of the NDC, to put him through to the former president, but his efforts have been unsuccessful.

READ ALSO: Mahama is refusing to pick my calls after losing 2016 election to Akufo-Addo

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