Safo Newman: Shatta Wale Clarifies His Derogatory Remarks About Akokoa Hitmaker, Offers To Help Him

Safo Newman: Shatta Wale Clarifies His Derogatory Remarks About Akokoa Hitmaker, Offers To Help Him

  • Shatta Wale's derogatory remarks about viral sensation Safo Newman caused a stir online
  • The dancehall star has sent a new message to Safo Newman, who reacted to his initial remarks
  • He advised Safo Newman not to fall victim to the industry's reactive approach to building up artistes
  • YEN.com.gh exclusively asked entertainment analyst Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh about Shatta Wale's intentions for Safoe Newman and the chances of them foring a relationship off of this

Ghanaian musician recently passed derogatory remarks online about viral sensation Safo Newman.

Safo Newman rose to fame after his song, Akokoa, went viral, earning him cosigns from established musicians, including Sarkodie, who described him as a real talent.

In his initial rant, the dancehall megastar bashed Safo Newman's handlers for failing to touch up his look, which he described as poverty-stricken.

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Shatta Wale says he's willing to help Safo Newman
Safo Newman and Shatta Wale. Photo source: X/CodeMicky, Instagram/ShattaWale
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Shatta Wale advises Safo Newman

During a recent live interaction with fans, Shatta Wale blamed the media for what he describes as a reactive approach when dealing with artistes.

This comes after several media platforms invited the viral sensation to hear his reply about Shatta Wale's derogatory remarks.

"I'm not promoting you. I'm just telling you that if you don't have anybody to help you build, come to me. I can help you," the musician said.

He said this while establishing that he knew how to navigate Ghana's industry better than any artiste. Shatta also warned Safo Newman not to become a victim of industry players' reactive approach to doing things.

In an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh, entertainment analyst Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh said, Thankfully Safo Newman has addressed this and his response was clear. He has a personality which may not align with the expectations Shatta Wale has for him. That not withstanding, I think Safo can leverage this opportunity to forge a beneficial relationship with Shatta Wale which will not require him to lose himself for the expectations of the enitre industry.

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Netizens react to Shatta Wale's new comments about Safo Newman

YEN.com.gh gathered a few comments from fans as they shared their thoughts on Shatta Wale's new message to Safo Newman.

rjeezzy_ said:

For this one ?Shatta is absolutely right

andy_brody wrote:

Newman for look sharp and go to wale

don_okeke23 noted:

big chance for safo newman

iambokity added:

But Shatta sometimes u act like u dnt kno how media work is .. it the same everywhere they follow trends n news and everything that brings news .. that how cnn n bbc n all operate they not villagers

Safo Newman releases new track after Shatta Wale's diss

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian viral sensation Safo Newman caused a stir with a recent video after Shatta Wale's comments about him popped up online.

On X, the video raked in over 250k views in less than 24 hours, forcing the Akokoa hitmaker's name into the trends.

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