The popular Ghanaian artiste manager, Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, better known as Bulldog, has defended his recent remarks that dancehall stalwart, Shatta Wale, is bigger than the incumbent president, Nana Akufo-Addo.
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Bulldog in an interview on Accra-based Okay FM’s mid-morning entertainment show, Best Entertainment, confidently stated that Shatta Wale is bigger than the president.
''Shatta Wale is bigger than Nana Akufo-Addo ... in terms of popularity. What we do as entertainment people or people on TV, we're miles ahead of all these politicians,'' Bulldog claimed.
The popular artiste manager was reacting to the viral story of a Trotro Driver, who disembarked his passengers to meet Shatta Wale after he spotted him around Hitz FM.
In a recent interview on United Showbiz with Nana Ama McBrown on UTV, Bulldog did not mince words; he reiterated his earlier submission that Shatta Wale is bigger than President Nana Akufo-Addo.
He explained that Shatta Wale has an unmatched charisma that pulls more crowd than the president.
''If you look at the nature of Shatta Wale’s work and that of President Nana Akufo-Addo, Shatta easily appeals to more people,'' he said.
''Politics affects everyone negatively and positively. But with the Creative Arts or music, even when people don’t like the song of a particular artiste, they subsequently tend to like other songs of the artiste because of their many releases,'' he explained.
Bulldog emphasised that politicians tend to make enemies because they often fail to meet the expectations of the electorates who voted them into office.
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Watch an excerpt of the interview below.
In another story, the multiple award-winning dancehall star, Shatta Wale, known in real life as Charle Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, is continuing with his media tour in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
The singer arrived in Kumasi on Thursday, 5 November 2020, to premiere his Kumerica Invasion single, which features talents from Kumasi. He has since been touring media houses to promote the song.
Shatta Wale’s presence in the region is a dream come true for young upcoming artistes who draw inspiration from him, including rapper King Paluta who also features on Wale’s latest banger. In a video online, Shatta Wale is seen arriving in a convoy of vehicles while in the company of rapper King Paluta and his bodyguards.
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Source: Yen Ghana