Shatta Wale Drops His New 8-track Konekt Album, Ghanaians Say They Are Impressed

Shatta Wale Drops His New 8-track Konekt Album, Ghanaians Say They Are Impressed

  • Musician, Shatta Wale has released his much-anticipated studio album, Konekt
  • The eight-track project was executive produced by Grammy-nominated Nigerian executive, Bankuli
  • The album which features global dancehall heavyweight, Bounty Killer has garnered a lot of traction on its first day out

Ghanaian musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah, popularly known as Shatta Wale has released his much anticipated new album, Konekt.

The musician hinted at the album's release last year after he dropped his explosive collaboration with Nigerian superstar, Tekno.

On February 2, 2024, the musician finally unveiled the 8-track Konekt album, which impressed scores of fans and industry professionals.

Shatta Wale drops Konekt album
Shatta Wale impresses Elorm Beenie with his Konekt album Photo Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Shatta Wale works with Grammy-nominated producer

Shatta Wale's new album draws from the experience and efforts of Nigerian Grammy-affiliated music executive and promoter, Bankuli.

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The Nigerian credited as a co-executive producer for the Konekt album is a big fan of Shatta Wale who ranked him above Stonebwoy and Sarkodie in an interview last year.

In addition to Tekno, the 8-track album features new artiste, Basil and Jamaican heavyweight, Bounty Killer on the song, Commando.

Some industry insiders including talent manager, Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh have described Shatta Wale's new album as his "chit to do more exploits in other music markets, especially Nigeria."

Renowned blogger and PR expert, Elorm Beenie hailed Shatta Wale for showing his fans a previously unknown sophisticated side of him on the album and described it as "a good catalogue for the commercial market."

Netizens react to Shatta Wale's new album

YEN.com.gh gathered a few comments from fans as they shared their thoughts after listening to Shatta Wale's new album.

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@ArafatRmg said:

This Shatta Wale song dey slap chale.

@LakpazG wrote:

I didn’t sleep yesterday night because of SHATTA WALE Afrobeat album the #KONEKTALBUM I can boldly say this is the Grammy album Ghanaians has been waiting for! The album is % dhope ….My favorite tho!

@af_ia_blue noted:

Shatta wale’s album is good. Ma ma me nsa so wai

Shatta Wale hails his manager

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Shatta Wale had asked his fans to praise his new manager, Sammy Flex.

The musician hailed Sammy Flex, recounting how he has benefited from the manager's consistent efforts to keep him on his toes.

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Peter Ansah (Entertainment Editor) Ansah Peter is an entertainment editor at YEN.com.gh. He studied Development Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, graduating in 2018. His professional career in entertainment journalism dates eight years back as a showbiz and arts blogger for the now-defunct motionhypegh.net, continuing to Muse Media Networks, acting as the editorial manager for the network's flagship multimedia platforms. He has also managed several PR roles with top clients, including Afro Nation Ghana and Morgan Heritage. You can reach him at peter.ansah@yen.com.gh

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