- Shatta Wale has called on stakeholders in the Ghanaian music space to prioritize local content
- He indicated that Ghanaian music must be given 90% allocation on the nation's airwaves
- The dancehall star was speaking in his much-touted State of The Industry Address
Outspoken award-winning Ghanaian musician, Shatta Wale, known in real life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, has proposed a national agenda to promote Ghanaian music.
While speaking in his State of The Nation Address and monitored by YEN.com.gh, the Ayoo hitmaker asked that there should be the institution and enforcement of a national agenda to prioritize Ghanaian music over music from other countries.
According to the Melissa crooner, Ghanaian music should be given 90% priority on the country’s media space with the remaining 10 percent shared among music coming from other countries.
He opined that for his national plan to work, all stakeholders had to play their roles.
Shatta Wale mentioned some of the stakeholders as media houses, event organizers and the government of Ghana.
“This must be a national agenda. Let’s all get involved to make it happen”, the Ayoo hitmaker was heard saying in the video.
He also added that there must be decentralization of music events in the country so that other regions are also made to host “popular events that happen annually.
This, according to him, would help promote artistes coming from that region and also attract investors there.
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