The Ghanaian was rumored earlier to be signed by Zylofon media for a 3-year deal. All the rumors were laid to rest when the CEO of Zylofon media, Nana Appiah, struck a deal with the multi-talented and award-winning star. The details of the deal were however scanty with rumors speculating a whopping $1.5 million offer.
A house and a car were part of the sweet deal the dance-hall king took home. They hinted on their social media handles that Shatta Wale would bag a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead estimated to cost close to $450,000.
The deal means that Zylofon media took over the stars recordings, distribution, and marketing. Shatta Wale news of signing to Zylofon music came in the wake of his fellow music mate Stonebwoy who was offered the same deal. The same goes for Becca, Joyce Blessing and Kumi Guitar.
Shatta Wale songs really did well in 2017. He received massive airplay from Ghana and across the continent. He also had successful shows which his fans turned up in large numbers. He is one of the most booked artists in Ghana. Judging by the number of shows he has had in 2017, it’s safe to say he was smiling all the way to the bank.
He released over 100 songs in 2017 which most of them ended up being certified club bangers. Shatta Wale’s new song ‘taking over’ which features Joint 77, Addi Self and Captain topped many charts not only in Ghana. Despite being still new, the song got over 4 million views on YouTube in its first week. The lyrics and hook are sure to keep you on your toes as you dance to this massive song. It’s more of a patriotic song as it celebrates the fact of being Ghanaian.
And we cannot forget the uproar his song ‘Ayoo’ brought to the country. It made conversations about the political climate in the country. In the song, he strongly opens up about the current political issues affecting Ghanaians. He also takes a jab for people undermining the Ghanaian music industry. Shatta Wale has been known to use his art to address emerging issues affecting the lives of ordinary Ghanaians.
The song ‘bumper’ really stood out from other Shatta Wale videos. The visuals were a bit raunchy depicting skimpily dressed women. But it has become typical for artists to use this as a means to get attention and attract more views. It is also quite common especially when the song is a certified club banger. The video has over a million views on YouTube and has received massive airplay on all local radio stations.
Shatta Wale's latest song after signing with the record label is entitled ‘Zylofon’. This comes after Zylofon media signed the mega star to their record label. The song is sure to get airplay and productions by Shatta Wale’s longtime producer Williz Beatz. Also, fans are readily waiting for his album drop which is scheduled for this year. The star has had successful mix tapes like ‘Up a road’ and ‘Magical Year.’