Know Everything About World Record Breaker Shatta Wale: Age, Parents, Bio, Career, Awards, Net Worth, Wife, Children
Shatta Wale has been king in Dance Hall for a long time now. This may in some ways be outrageous and blasphemous, but the throne belongs to Africans, particularly Ghana. The Ghanaian producer is far and wide known than a singer-songwriter and has distinguished himself in a number of ways.
Wale would not stop the controversy, and otherwise, it is useless to hope. However, he knows how to make songs that keep him relevant as much as he has remained a controversial figure. It seems easy for Shatta to make good music, probably because he began to make it as a lad.
Shatta Wale’s Age, Bio, Parents, Education, Early Life Events
The star of music was born in Accra, Ghana on 17 October 1984 to Mr. Charles Mensah and Mrs. Elsie. Charles Nii Armah Mensah was Christianized. Like most of the parents, Shatta Wale had an idea of what her son wanted his life to do. The road they wanted him to go leads to a career in law, but destiny had some other plans for Shatta.
As the story goes, Shatta started to write and record music from high school. Like many other musicians, he should not drop out because his parents paid heavily for education, but he would then be playing full-time music. The formerly famous reggae musician, Yoggy-Doggy, inspired him a great deal. That is why he began his career as a stage name with Doggy.
Shatta Wale concluded a deal with a recording studio after a lot of hard work and continuity, then changed his name to Bandana. His hit track “Bandana from Ghana” was released in 2004. The entertainer later revealed that he named the bandana because it was his favorite clothing article.
Shatta Wale breaks a world record
The musician took a long break from the exhibition he gained as a bandana and was reappointed Shatta Wale in 2013. In many interviews, the singer revealed that after consultation with God he decided to rebuild himself as Shatta Wale. Shatta is a ‘gangster’ Jamaican slang, while WALE is an acronym which is ‘World Alerted Lyrical Entertainer.’
The musician claims to be in Jamaica learning the music genre he now thinks he is ruling – Dancehall, in this silent period before he reemerged as Shatta Wale.
Some years after he became known as Shatta Wale, he broke a record and in one night he was the first musician to play 118 tracks. The event took place in Nima, a suburb of Accra, on 23 July 2016. The rain was very heavy but Wale and his faithful fans could never stop taking full control of the night.
Shows of his work His international appeal is massive.
After his song Wine Ya Waist, Davido from Nigeria was named among the five must-listen for tracks from across the world in 2014, Shatta Wale showed his collaboration chops. Also in 2014, the Dancers Against Racism Campaign worldwide used his song “You Can’t Touch Me.”
He’s been a musical star with a huge international appeal over the years. He was featured, among them, on “Already” of Beyonce, on “Mansa Musa” of Vybz KARTEL, on “ATM Remix” of Alkaline, and on “The Way I Move” of Shenseea. The Ghanian is a member of the ‘Too Much Henny’ of Gappy Rank, the ‘Party Fi Life’ of Shaw Storm, the ‘Be Strong’ of Mariahlynn, and much more.
Some acting chops were also shown by Shatta Wale. He was in the movie “Never Say Never,” with Charles Ko Bucknor, Edward Kufuor, and Paulina Oduro, and has been with Bisa Kdei and Majid Michel.
Shatta Wale’s Awards
After the 2013 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Wale’s propensity for debate first demonstrated (VGMA). He was said to have won the Dancehall Artiste of the Year Award of the Dance Hall by VGMA and was charged with presenting it to Kaakie, an undeserving female dancehall artist.
When he released a song titled ‘I Need No Awards’ he disseminated the VGMAs on account of their supposed mildness, his contention gained more attention. After that, he made a new release of the same title king of Dance Hall. It was a hit that brought him to the forefront.
Since then, the musical artist has run the wave, flourishing in controversy and sharing his opinions, regardless of what scathing they seem. He won several prestigious prizes at the International Reggae and World Music Awards, like Best New Entertainer, during that year. Wale won the African Artiste of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2014. In 2015, E-TV ranked him 38th in its yearly survey of influential people in Ghana and was also named one of the most influential Ghanaians.
Shatta Wale’s Earnings and Net Worth
A great deal of financial benefits comes with a successful career in entertainment. Wale’s got something to show off his assets, so his career made him rich. It’s no secret. In 2016, the artist purchased a villa at East Legon, sharing a picture of himself behind the mansion’s pool.
It is worth remembering that the King of the Dance Hall revealed his real estate interest and posted a picture of himself and his mother facing his new house. The villa is said to have a value of $1 million. The musician has a number of luxury cars aside from the house.
Furthermore, Wale can easily believe that he is worth 10 million dollars in his businesses and endorsements. The man is also Shatta Movement CEO and also Guinness Ghana Brewery brand Ambassador.
The musician’s parents are very funded
The father of the renowned King Dance Hall online every now and then and especially in Ghana, Nii Akramah Mensah. Wale is closely connected to his dad. Recently, Ngleshie Amanfro’s new chief, Nii Akramah Nyonmo Bei II, was nominated and endorsed by the older man.
After his support, his son, Shatta Wale, praised the people for their support and love and promised to support, promote the development and promote local unity.
Wale is also his mother’s favorite son, Elsie Evelyn Avemegah, as well as his father Nii Akramah Mensah is a warm relations house. After he had purchased a car for her birthday, he once shared a picture of himself and her mother on Facebook, adding that he expects to purchase a house very soon.
Shatta Wale’s Marriage, Kids and Family Life
Shatta Wale is also known as Shatta Michy and is typically married to his friend Michelle. The king of the dancehall once said he will finally settle and bear responsibility for family life as he turns 72. They have two kids and it’s quite confusing.
Unfortunately, Wale is especially lauded by actress Grace Omaboe, popularly referred to as Maame Dokono, who says that A singer is truly a responsible man from the family, as opposed to the “irresponsible” reputation.