- A social media user has alleged that Shatta Wale ‘copied’ the concept of his ‘Gringo’ music video from an American movie
- Shatta Movement fans are however up in arms in defense of their king over the theft allegation
- Shatta Wale’s ‘Gringo’ video is touted as one of the most expensive music videos shot by a Ghanaian act
Award-winning dancehall act, Shatta Wale, known in real life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah, has made a lot of waves with his latest music video, ‘Gringo’ which has gone viral over the last few days after its release.
However, one Facebook user, in reacting to the hype that has been generated over the song has sought of burst the bubble of excitement of all Shatta Movement fans with a serious allegation.
In reacting to one of the posts made by the musician on Facebook over the ‘endless’ hype that ‘Gringo is getting, a social media user alleged that Shatta Wale ‘stole’ the concept of his much-talked-about music video from an American movie titled ‘A million ways to die in the West’.
Even though the song has eventually overtaken Stonebowy’s ‘Tomorrow’ on YouTube, the allegation that has been made has shifted attention from all the hype it was hitherto enjoying.
However, some social media fans and ardent followers of Shatta Wale, have come out to defend their ‘King’ over claims that he ‘plagiarized’ the music video’s concept.
Some people on social media have also teased the ‘Taking Over’ singer over the allegation and have expressed their disappointment in no uncertain terms over the exposé.
Today, YEN.com.gh brings to you some of the reactions that have been gathered on social media in relation to the alleged music video concept theft:
Francis happens to be one of the haters...lol
But one SM soldier would have none of the 'bad energy'
To Hussein, it was "SM FOR LIFE"
Another Loyal SM Fan:
More Accolades for Shatta Wale
Another accuser of the brethren
More SM soldiers defend their KING
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