- Shatta Wale might be the African Dancehall King after all
- A Jamaican television station referred to him as "African Dancehall superstar' during a report
- Wale is featured on a compilation project titled "Reggae Vaccine" with Bounty Killer as the headliner
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Shatta Wale's claim to be the King of African Dancehall has received a boost from Television Jamaican.
In a report about the "Reggae Vaccine' compilation featuring Bounty Killer debuting at number two on the U.S Reggae Itunes chart, mention was made of collaborators including Wale.
"Along with African Dancehall superstar, Shatta Wale on the 'Dream' remix," stated a voiceover of the report.
Skip to 57 seconds to hear the Shatta Wale reference.
Shatta Wale was recently in the news after he was blasted for being one of the most confused, inconsistent, and flippant artistes by Arnold Asamoah-Baidoo, an entertainment analyst. He made this observation while speaking as a panelist on the United Showbiz programme on UTV.
On Thursday, June 3, 2021, YEN.com.gh reported that Wale had advocated for a policy of 90% Ghanaian music on the Ghanaian airwaves to help the growth of artistes and other stakeholders Ghanaian music industry.
In other news, Ghanaian writer and producer, Ekua Armah, has joined Savage X Fenty, a lingerie line owned by Rihanna, the top-selling American star and businesswoman.
Armah shared the news about her new job as an Editorial and Brand Copywriter for the company on LinkedIn, the platform mainly used for professional networking.
She adds to the tall list of Ghanaians around the world including David Adjaye and Ruby Amanfu excelling in their career fields.
"Incredibly excited to announce that I recently joined the Savage X Fenty: Lingerie by Rihanna team! #newposition," reads the post by Armah, who also doubles as a curator "at the intersection of branded content, culture, and community."
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